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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.


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

Vice President                               Christine Harkins                        

Treasurer                                        Diane Stains                               

Correspondence Secretary          Lauren Bucklin                            

Secretary                                        Gabe Boynton                            

Member-At-Large                         Carol Fay                                     

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