Affiliate chapters are a crucial element in RID’s overall structure as they help RID Headquarters extend our reach into the interpreting profession.

RID has chapters in all but two of the 50 states, with representation in both Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. In addition, many states also have local chapters of RID. For more information regarding state or local affiliate chapters, please visit our Affiliate Chapter Map with a list of their Web sites.

The benefits of being affiliated with RID include a support system comprised of national committees, staff and other affiliate chapter leaders; resources including a comprehensive affiliate chapter handbook, mentoring grants and membersh