Monthly Archives: October 2015


Analysis of RID’s Conference Structure and Offerings: How to Remain Relevant to the Profession

ASL:   English: RID's Conference Structure and Offerings: How to Remain Relevant to the Profession Anna Witter-Merithew, M.Ed. CSC, SC:L, OIC:C, SC:PA, CI and CT Interim Executive Director In consideration of the 2017 RID National Conference planning as well as the future of our conference structure, the RID Board of Directors has requested that RID [...]

2018-04-24T06:15:16+00:00October 30th, 2015|Categories: From RID Headquarters, From the Executive Director|0 Comments

RID Headquarters Responds to NLRB Complaint

ASL Version:   English: In June 2015, RID, under advice of legal counsel, denied a request from the Pacific Media Workers Guild-CWA (PMWG-CWA) to exhibit at the 2015 RID National Conference and to become organizational members of the association. On October 5, 2015, PMWG-CWA filed an unfair labor practice charge against RID with Region 20 [...]

2015-10-30T08:59:14+00:00October 29th, 2015|Categories: From RID Headquarters|0 Comments

Transition Team Update – Lewis Merkin on Search for RID Executive Director

ASL:   English: Lewis Merkin, Transition Team co-chair here with an update on the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Executive Director search. At this time the RID board has made a decision to temporarily postpone the search. This decision is based on feedback from current and potential candidates who want to first see [...]

2018-04-24T06:15:16+00:00October 27th, 2015|Categories: From the Board, Transition Team|0 Comments

RID at the FCC

RID was invited to join the consumer groups at meetings with the five Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioners' offices to discuss ongoing issues related to VRS and interpreters. The ex parte filing, highlighting the key points made during the meetings held on Monday, September 28, 2015, are available here. Excerpt from the letter: On September 28, [...]

2018-04-24T06:15:17+00:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: Advocacy News, From RID Headquarters|0 Comments