Executive Board Nominations Process

Nominations are open at this time

General Timeline:

January 22 – March 31: Nominations accepted, sent to RID Headquarters
May 1 – June 1: Online elections held, for any and all contested positions
July: Board members sworn into office during the RID National Conference

The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID) and the RID Nominations Committee, in compliance with the RID Bylaws, Article IV, issues a call for nominations for the executive board officers of the association.

For position descriptions and other nomination information please click here.

Term of Office: Two year period beginning at the conclusion of the RID National Conference and concluding at the end of the following RID National Conference.

Qualifications for Office: With the exception of the member-at-large position, all members of the RID Board of Directors must be certified members in good standing for at least four (4) consecutive years immediately prior to candidacy. The member-at-large must be a certified and/or associate member in good standing for at least four (4) consecutive years immediately prior to candidacy.

General Nomination Information for the RID Board of Directors

Download the nominations form and guidelines.

  • An individual must be nominated for office. RID encourages members to nominate those they feel are best qualified to lead the association.