Pro Bono – Ad Hoc Committee 2018-09-24T16:31:44+00:00

OUTCOME DESIRED:  To investigate the implementation of a system to document pro bono hours for members (certified and associate) during their four-year cycle. Be it further moved that this committee shall be comprised of no less than 50% Deaf members.

APPOINTED MEMBERS: (Mala Poe, Regan Thibodeau)

TASKS ASSIGNED:

  • ELEMENT #1: Investigate pro bono requirements for other professions
  • ELEMENT #2: Investigate a system for reporting/tracking of pro bono requirements
  • ELEMENT #3: Provide a report to the RID Board of Directors including a recommendation of whether or not pro bono hours should be mandatory for certification maintenance and, if so recommended, how the system would function.

REPORT DATE(S):

  • Final Report- Due no later than March 1, 2017
    • Final report to include (but not limited to):
      • Successes completed during term.
      • Challenges faced during term.
      • Recommendation to the Board.
    • Term Update Reports Due to the RID Board via Board liaison:
      • Provide updates to the Board of Directors, via the Board liaison.
      • Note, reports must be submitted to the Board 10 days prior to each RID Board of Directors meeting. Work with the Board liaison to confirm meeting dates. 

BOARD LIAISON:  Joshua Pennise

STAFF LIAISON: TBD

MOTION ADDRESSED:  CM2015.06 Move that the RID Board of Directors establish an ad hoc committee to include representatives from the authors of this motion, a representative from the PDC, certified members, community stakeholders, including people who are not yet in support of this idea, to investigate the implementation of a system to document ProBono hours for members (certified and associate) during their four year cycle; Be it further moved that this committee shall be comprised of no less than 50% Deaf members.

CONFIDENTIALITY LEVEL: Low, unless otherwise noted.

NARRATIVE:  

The motion passed at conference (as written above) established the committee.  Recommendations from the committee must be submitted to the RID Board.  Any decision to implement such a requirement must be brought to members for a vote.