The Board of Directors is a member-elected body of RID certified/associate professional interpreters*. The role of the board is to govern the organization by setting the direction and vision through internal and external stakeholder engagement.
The 11 member board is comprised of the executive board (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Deaf Member-at-Large, Member-at-Large*) and 5 Regional Representatives. If applicable, the Board of Directors may also have an immediate past President which serves as an Ex-Officio Member. The Executive Board is elected on odd-numbered years, is sworn in at the National Biennial Conference, and serves a two-year term in office. The 5 Regional Representatives are elected on even-numbered years. Their two-year term of office commences thirty days (30) days after elections during that year, but no later than September 1st.
*The Member-at-Large position can be held by either a certified or associate member.
2013.31- Motion to commit the RID Board of Directors to the values of Roots, Respect, Relevance, and Results as guiding principles for the 2013-2015 term. Motion Maker: LaVona Andrew