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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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2018 PARID Conference

Thank You to Our Platinum Level Sponsors!
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PARID Board Members

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

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If you would like to highlight the events and interpreting program at your college or university within the state, please submit video and transcript to webmaster@parid.org


MEET THE BOARD


President: Megan Toomey

Megan Toomey is a Philadelphia native, mother to one son, and a 2003 graduate of the Community College of Philadelphia. She holds an A.A.S in ASL/English Interpreting. Megan earned her NIC Advanced certification in 2010.

Megan has worked in a variety of settings, not limited to: mental health, education and video relay Currently, Megan works as an educational interpreter for the School District of Philadelphia. She was elected PARID's President in 2016. 



 Call for Volunteers! 


Vacant  Board Positions

Vice President

District 2 Representative

District 3 Representative

District 4 Representative

District 6 Representative

District 7 Representative

District 8 Representative



If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact president@parid.org



Organizational Members

PARID C/O LaTanya Jones, 3000 Chestnut Street, PO Box 42822, Philadelphia, PA 19101

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