MeRID LogoMaine RID is an affiliate state chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc (RID). We are a membership driven, non-profit organization that functions in accordance with the goals of RID Inc. The state of Maine enjoys a vibrant and diverse interpreting community.

Our purpose is to:

  • Advance professional and ethical standards for interpreters
  • Provide and sponsor professional development opportunities for the enhancement of interpreting skills
  • Promote the rights of interpreters, clients, and consumers
  • Educate the public on the provision of interpreter services and on the ethical standards of the profession
  • Practice and uphold the Code of Professional Conduct established by RID & NAD, Inc.

Maine RID Bylaws


Maine RID Board 2014-2015

Maura Nolin –

Vice President
Cid Pollard –

Recording Secretary
Nick Dionne –

Membership Secretary
Alyssa Gagnon –

Sarah Littlefield –

July 1, 2013-June 30, 2015

Deaf Member at Large
Fred McKinley –

Educational Rep
Anna Perna –

Legal Rep
Margaret Haberman –

Medical Rep
Polly Lawson –

Northern Regions Rep
Dan Deluca –

Southern Regions Rep
Ann Swope –

July 1, 2014- June 30, 2016

Student Rep
Danielle Hart –

July 1, 2014- June 30, 2015