of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
PCRID is entirely volunteer-based. We are interpreters just like you.
The president liaises with the parent company, RID and leads the Board of Directors and members in our organization's initiatives. The presidential term is two years, and begins in odd years.
BYLAWS COMMITTEE Chair
REGION II CONFERENCE Rep
DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP
Director of Membership (formerly Member at Large) represents the interests of all
PCRID members and recruits future members from area ITPs and interpreting agencies. At the committee level, the Member Relations and Legislative Affairs chairs assists the Director in these efforts.
The Director of Community Relations ensures that PCRID and community organizations impacted by the interpreter profession are working together toward building the strength of the community. These "sister" organizations are referred to as Stakeholder Organizations, and are membership-based chapters of national organizations within the Deaf and Interpreter communities. PCIRD Community Representatives attend community & networking events as an official PCRID Rep. Liaisons assist in partnership and communication efforts with Stakeholder Organizations, which also helps keep PCRID informed of community events to add to our Community Calendar.
MWADB Community Liaison
DCAD Community Liaison
STAKEHOLDER ORGANIZATIONS, Local chapters of national, member-based organizations within the sign language interpreting and Deaf communities.
DCABDA: DC Area Black Deaf Advocates | DCAD: DC Chapter of NAD | GWADA: Greater Washington Asian Deaf Association | LDHH: Latino Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association of Metro-DC | MDAD: Maryland Chapter of NAD | MWADB/BADB: Metro-Washington and Baltimore Associations of the DeafBlind | NAOBI-DC: National Alliance of Black Interpreters - DC Chapter.
Are you currently involved with one of the organizations above, and want to help PCRID stay connected? Have an organization to add to the list? Email Traci today!
DIRECTOR OF MEETINGS
The Director of Meetings (formerly the Secretary) is responsible for keeping a full and accurate record of the proceedings of the Board, annual and/or special business meetings of the membership. The director provides periodic reports to the membership on the actions of the Board and handles all official correspondence. The director oversees all meetings, including the Annual Conference, and is the liaison between the board and the Archivist.
The Director of Professional Development oversees the Workshops, Mentorship, and Scholarships & Awards committees. In this role, the Director also shares information about educational opportunities offered by outside entities, as well as entertains suggestions regarding professional development brought forth by members.
The Director of Finance (Treasurer) is responsible for managing PCRID's bank accounts, filing the organization's taxes, preparing budgets and making recommendations for investment strategies to ensure long-term fiscal health for PCRID. The Treasurer is also responsible for the Scholarships, Awards, and Grants committee, and works with a CPA to conduct the annual audit.
Director of Finance
Term: 2018 &2019