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Diversity Council Proposed Motion and Bylaws Comments

Diversity Council’s comments on the following Proposed Motion and Amendment Bylaws: 
Proposed Conference Motion:

Motion name:
CM2017.01

Diversity Council
Comments:

The Diversity Council recognizes the intent of this motion but does not support the motion as written. Providing professional development opportunities in sign language requires a culture shift among presenters, hosting organizations, and workshop participants to ensure professional development opportunities reflect the value […]

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Board of Directors Proposed Motion and Bylaws Comments

RID Board of Directors’ comments on the following Proposed Motion and Amendment Bylaws: 
Proposed Conference Motion:

Motion name:
CM2017.01

BOD of RID

Comments:

The Board agrees that instruction in ASL and involvement with the Deaf Community are critical components of a healthy education cycle.  However the board is opposed to this motion for many reason, including the disproportionate impact on interpreters in rural […]

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PDC Proposed Motion and Bylaws Comments

Professional Development Committee’s comments on the following Proposed Motion and Amendment Bylaws: 
Proposed Conference Motion:

The PDC role is, “To advise the RID Board of Directors and assists RID Headquarters in the oversight of the policies and standards for the Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) and the Associate Continuing Education Tracking (ACET) program.”  

To effectively advise, the Board, HQ and […]

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RID Puerto Rico Residents Proposed Motion and Bylaws Comments

RID Puerto Rico Residents’ comments on the following Proposed Motion and Amendment Bylaws: 
Proposed Conference Motion:

Motion name:
CM2017.01

RID Members – Puerto Rico Residents

Comments:

While Puerto Rico is not the most geographically isolated place in the United States, we are isolated enough from the mainland that we believe this motion, if passed, would have an adverse impact to RID certified members […]

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