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                                                             RI Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

RI Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RI RID) is an Affiliate Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), a national membership organization of professionals who provide sign language interpreting and transliterating services for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing individuals. As the only professional association for sign language interpreters in the state of Rhode Island, RI RID serves an an essential arena for its members in the pursuit of excellence.

                                                                                   Mission

RI RID strives to increase the access to communication of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing communities by improving the quality and quantity of sign language interpreting services available. RI RID works collaboratively with all like-minded organizations to raise awareness about issues important to the Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and interpreting communities. RI RID is an organization and is primarily supported by its' members. RI RID serves to provide a locally-based network of peer support for its membership and acts as a liaison to the national level for its members.

Board Members

Co-Presidents                               Maureen EcEntee, Rosa Norberg       RIRIDPresident@RIRID.org

Vice President                               Christine Harkins                                  RIRIDVicePresident@RIRID.org

Treasurer                                        Board Members                                   RIRIDTreasurer@RIRID.org

Correspondence Secretary          Lauren Bucklin                                      RIRIDCorrespondence-secretary@RIRID.org

Secretary                                        Gabe Boynton                                      RIRIDSecretary@RIRID.org

Member-At-Large                         Carol Fay, Diane Stains                        RIRIDMemberatlarge@RIRID.org

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