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.
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PARID Board Members
President: LaTanya Jones
Vice President: Megan Toomey
Treasurer: Chris Rutledge
Corresponding Secretary & Membership: Courtney Tarselli
Recording Secretary: Gloriana McElheney
District 1 Representative: Ryan O'Keefe
District 5 Representative: Christine Adzema
District 8 Representative: Mimi Fagan
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Vacant Board Positions:
Vacant Non-Board Positions
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 Hicham Mouhssin
See more of his photographs @amomentthroughthelens on Instagram