ABOUT RID COUNCILS

RID Councils include:

Council of Elders: The Council of Elders (CoE) advises the RID Board of Directors to uphold the Board’s desire of ensuring that RID’s roots and history are embodied in all matters of the Board.

Deaf Advisory Council: The DAC is a way to increase deaf involvement and the deaf perspective within all levels of the association, from the board and committees to the staff and the membership, with the DAC serving in an advisory capacity as well as a resource, among other roles.

Diversity Council: The Diversity Council assists the RID Board of Directors in promoting diversity and inclusion within the association, develops recommendations on how to make RID’s membership and leadership more diverse and inclusive and assists in developing diversity programs and initiatives.