May 2018 Member Spotlight! Michael Cain

Associate Member

Loganville, GA

Region II

How Long Have You Been a Member of RID?

Four years

Describe a favorite assignment or accomplishment you’ve achieved as an interpreter.

As a Deaf Interpreter, my favorite assignment is working on-call with Gwinnett County Police Department and Animal Control Department. I am also a Deaf Professional at Georgia State University teaching in their ASL and Interpreting Programs.

What are your professional goals as an interpreter?

My goal is to become a Certified Deaf Interpreter and help interpreting students improve their signing skills. My other goal is to start training the local Police Department about the Deaf Community and Interpreting Community.

Tell Us Any Fun Facts About Yourself! (Hobbies, favorite vacation spots, etc…)

My hobbies are hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, mountain bike riding, horse riding, scuba diving, ASL, and Interpreter mentoring, etc…

My favorite vacation was a cruise to the Bahamas and Coral Island. I love adventures and I challenge myself to find new adventures every year.


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