The Board of Directors is a member-elected body of RID certified/associate professional interpreters.* The role of the board is to govern the organization by setting the direction and vision through internal and external stakeholder engagement.
The eleven-member board is comprised of the executive board (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Deaf Member-at-Large, Member-at-Large*) and five Regional Representatives. If applicable, the Board of Directors may also have an immediate past President which serves as an Ex-Officio Member. The Executive Board is elected on odd-numbered years, is sworn in at the National Biennial Conference, and serves a two-year term in office. The five Regional Representatives are elected on even-numbered years. Their two-year term of office commences thirty (30) days after elections during that year, but no later than September 1st.
*The Member-at-Large position can be held by either a certified or associate member.
2013.31- Motion to commit the RID Board of Directors to the values of Roots, Respect, Relevance, and Results as guiding principles for the 2013-2015 term. Motion Maker: LaVona Andrew