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Welcome to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc., (RID) 2015 Annual Report.  This report covers the accomplishments, data, and highlights of the overall performance from the fiscal year period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015 (FY15). Where appropriate, we have also provided data from previous years to show long-term trends.

This is a large, comprehensive, multi-media report, which includes text, video, and images.  It may take a few minutes to fully load into your browser.

 

Welcome Messages from our President and Interim Executive Director (click to open):

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Timeline of Events

… a sampling of notable videos, and some of the most popular tweets.


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Each position on the Board of Directors has their own tab. These are the individuals holding the position during FY15.

Dawn Whitcher, PresidentPresident
Dawn Whitcher, CI and CT, NIC
president@rid.org
Link to bio
Link to all Board Posts on website

Activities:

  • July 1-6, 2014: RID Region II/NAD Conference, Atlanta, GA
  • July 8-12, 2014: AVLIC Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • July 17- 20, 2014: RID Region IV Conference, Des Moines, IA
  • July 24- 27, 2014: RID Region III Conference. East Lansing, MI
  • July 31- August 1, 2014: RID Region I Conference, Wakefield, MA
  • September 17-21, 2014: RID Board of Directors face-to-face meeting in conjunction with NAD Board of Directors meeting and Certification Committee meeting, Hartford, CT (Included a guided discussion about power and privilege by Zach Wineman from the Diversity Council, Carol-lee Aquiline from the Deaf Advisory Council, and Lynnette Taylor from the Council of Elders)
  • Oct 27-31, 2014: CIT Conference, Portland, OR
  • March 27- April 2, 2015: RID Board of Directors meeting in conjunction with the 2015 RID National Conference Planning Committee and Transition Team, New Orleans, LA (Included a facilitated discussion about power and privilege by Flavia Fleischer)
  • April 17-19, 2015: Street Leverage Live, Newton, MA

Liaison:

  • Diversity Council
IMG_8538Vice President
Melvin Walker, M.Ed., CRC, CI and CT, NAD V
vicepresident@rid.org
Link to bio

Activities:

  • July 1-6, 2014: RID Region II/NAD Conference, Atlanta, GA
  • July 21-27, 2014: Presented at Interpreting Summit in Mexico City, Mexico
  • September 17-21, 2014: RID Board of Directors face-to-face meeting in conjunction with NAD Board of Directors meeting and Certification Committee meeting, Hartford, CT (Included a guided discussion about power and privilege by Zach Wineman from the Diversity Council, Carol-lee Aquiline from the Deaf Advisory Council, and Lynnette Taylor from the Council of Elders)
  • March 27- April 2, 2015: RID Board of Directors meeting in conjunction with the 2015 RID National Conference Planning Committee and Transition Team, New Orleans, LA (Included a facilitated discussion about power and privilege by Flavia Fleischer)

Liaison:

  • Certification Committee
Daryl Crouse HeadshotSecretary
Daryl Crouse, Esq., CI and CT
Link to bio

Activities:

  • September 17-21, 2014: RID Board of Directors face-to-face meeting in conjunction with NAD Board of Directors meeting and Certification Committee meeting, Hartford, CT (Included a guided discussion about power and privilege by Zach Wineman from the Diversity Council, Carol-lee Aquiline from the Deaf Advisory Council, and Lynnette Taylor from the Council of Elders)
  • March 27- April 2, 2015: RID Board of Directors meeting in conjunction with the 2015 RID National Conference Planning Committee and Transition Team, New Orleans, LA (Included a facilitated discussion about power and privilege by Flavia Fleischer)

Liaison:

  • Ethics Committee
  • CPC Review Committee
  • PMGDS Committee

 

Wing Butler, TreasurerTreasurer
Wing Butler, CI and CT
Link to bio

Activities:

  • September 17-21, 2014: RID Board of Directors face-to-face meeting in conjunction with NAD Board of Directors meeting and Certification Committee meeting, Hartford, CT (Included a guided discussion about power and privilege by Zach Wineman from the Diversity Council, Carol-lee Aquiline from the Deaf Advisory Council, and Lynnette Taylor from the Council of Elders)
  • March 27- April 2, 2015: RID Board of Directors meeting in conjunction with the 2015 RID National Conference Planning Committee and Transition Team, New Orleans, LA (Included a facilitated discussion about power and privilege by Flavia Fleischer)

Liaison:

  • Audit Committee
CM Hall - Member At LargeMember at Large
CM Hall, NIC: Advanced, Ed:K-12
Link to bio

Activities:

  • September 17-21, 2014: RID Board of Directors face-to-face meeting in conjunction with NAD Board of Directors meeting and Certification Committee meeting, Hartford, CT (Included a guided discussion about power and privilege by Zach Wineman from the Diversity Council, Carol-lee Aquiline from the Deaf Advisory Council, and Lynnette Taylor from the Council of Elders)
  • March 27- April 2, 2015: RID Board of Directors meeting in conjunction with the 2015 RID National Conference Planning Committee and Transition Team, New Orleans, LA (Included a facilitated discussion about power and privilege by Flavia Fleischer)

Liaison:

  • Professional Development Committee
  • Member Sections
Priscilla Moyers - Deaf Member at LargeDeaf Member at Large
Priscilla Moyers, CDI
Link to bio.

Activities:

  • September 17-21, 2014: RID Board of Directors face-to-face meeting in conjunction with NAD Board of Directors meeting and Certification Committee meeting, Hartford, CT (Included a guided discussion about power and privilege by Zach Wineman from the Diversity Council, Carol-lee Aquiline from the Deaf Advisory Council, and Lynnette Taylor from the Council of Elders)
  • March 27- April 2, 2015: RID Board of Directors meeting in conjunction with the 2015 RID National Conference Planning Committee and Transition Team, New Orleans, LA (Included a facilitated discussion about power and privilege by Flavia Fleischer)

 

 

 

Lewis Merkin, Region I RepRegion I Representative
Lewis Merkin, CDI
region1rep@rid.org
Visit the Region I Page
Link to bio.

Activities:

  • July 31- August 1, 2014: RID Region I Conference, Wakefield, MA
  • September 17-21, 2014: RID Board of Directors face-to-face meeting in conjunction with NAD Board of Directors meeting and Certification Committee meeting, Hartford, CT (Included a guided discussion about power and privilege by Zach Wineman from the Diversity Council, Carol-lee Aquiline from the Deaf Advisory Council, and Lynnette Taylor from the Council of Elders)
  • March 27- April 2, 2015: RID Board of Directors meeting in conjunction with the 2015 RID National Conference Planning Committee and Transition Team, New Orleans, LA (Included a facilitated discussion about power and privilege by Flavia Fleischer)
  • April 17-19, 2015: Street Leverage, Newton, MA (included Transition Team presentation)
  • June 19-24, 2015: Deaf Interpreter conference, St Paul, MN (incl. Transition Team)

Liaison:

  • Transition Team (Co-Chair)
  • Deaf Advisory Council
  • RID Region I Presidents Council

 

Randy Chappell, Region II RepRegion II Representative
Randall Chappell, CSC, NAD V
region2rep@rid.org
Visit the Region II Page
Link to bio

Activities:

  • September 17-21, 2014: RID Board of Directors face-to-face meeting in conjunction with NAD Board of Directors meeting and Certification Committee meeting, Hartford, CT (Included a guided discussion about power and privilege by Zach Wineman from the Diversity Council, Carol-lee Aquiline from the Deaf Advisory Council, and Lynnette Taylor from the Council of Elders)
  • March 27- April 2, 2015: RID Board of Directors meeting in conjunction with the 2015 RID National Conference Planning Committee and Transition Team, New Orleans, LA (Included a facilitated discussion about power and privilege by Flavia Fleischer)
  • Co-wrote Conference Standing Rules for 2015 RID National Conference

Liaison: