It is the mission of PARID to provide state and local forums and an organizational structure for the continued growth and development of the profession of interpretation and transliteration of American Sign Language and English.
The philosophy of PARID is that excellence in the delivery of interpretation services among people who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing and people who are hearing will ensure effective communication. As an affiliate chapter of the professional association for interpreters and transliterators, PARID serves as an essential arena for its members in the pursuit of excellence.
It is the goal of PARID to promote the profession of interpreting and transliterating American Sign Language and English.
The PARID Board of Directors would like to thank the following people for lending their time and talents to the website redesign project and recent email migration:
Chris Rutledge, Treasurer
Morgan R. Moore, Webmaster
Ryan O'Keefe, District 1 Representative
District Map images courtesy of
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Call for Volunteers!
Vacant Board Positions:
District 2 Representative
District 3 Representative
District 4 Representative
District 6 Representative
District 7 Representative
Vacant Non-Board Positions
CMP Coordinator *
If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
*Interim Coordinator Cindi Brown
2018 PARID Conference
October 12-14, 2018
Doubletree Pittsburgh Airport
PARID would like to thank everyone who attended the 2017 Conference.
We would like to extend a special thanks to the following people for their hard work and support to make our conference a success:
Conference Committee: Cindi Brown and Nichole Wade
Presenters: Bonnie Faye Gibson-Brydon, Jeni Rodrigues, and Wink Smith
Interpreters: Kate Block, Bonnie Faye Gibson-Brydon, and Jeni Rodrigues
Emily Gowin, Bloomsburg University
Michelle (Shelly) Wilson-Thompson, Community College of Philadelphia