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 2018-2020

President
Meryl Troop– president@mainerid.org

Vice President
Deb Myers– vicepresident@mainerid.org

Recording Secretary
Timothy Doyle– recording@mainerid.org

Membership Secretary
Zachary Hardy– membership@mainerid.org

Treasurer
Carol Garland– treasurer@mainerid.org

July 1, 2018-June 30, 2020

Deaf Member at Large
Jennifer Hickey – deafmemberatlarge@mainerid.org

Educational Rep
Darleen Hutchins- educational@mainerid.org

Legal Rep
Jane Hecker-Cain – legal@mainerid.org

Medical Rep
Judy Shepard-Kegl – medical@mainerid.org

Northern Regions Rep
Shannon Locke— northern@mainerid.org

Southern Regions Rep
Cynthia Young- southern@mainerid.org

July 1, 2018- June 30, 2020

Student Rep
Rachelle Mendola– student@mainerid.org

July 1, 2018- June 30, 2019