RI Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RR 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.
Benefits of Membership
- Network with fellow southern New England interpreters
- Receive newsletter and e-mails
- Eligible for discounted workshops & conferences
- Voting privileges
- Leadership opportunities
RIRD Board of Directors
President - Hayley Baccaire
Vice President - Rosa Norberg
Recording Secretary - Vacant
Correspondence Secretary - Vacant
Treasurer - Tina Nelson
Member at Large - Gabriel Boynton
Member at Large - Lauren Bucklin