The mission of the Deaf Parented Interpreter (DPI) Member Section is to promote greater understanding and awareness of the values of the Deaf Community as well as the skills, dedication and sensibilities that interpreters with deaf parents continue to offer to the interpreting profession.


DPI 2017-2019 Leadership Council
Chair – Kelly Decker kelly.lee.decker@gmail.com
Vice Chair – Jeffrey Palmer codajeff@gmail.com
Treasurer – Pamela Duncan nic.interpreter@gmail.com
Secretary – Marie Alford rereterp@gmail.com
Regional Representatives:
Region I
Kristy Steiner kristy.steiner@gmail.com
Region II
Jef Griffin jethrog4@yahoo.com
Region III
Region IV
Region V
Wanette Reynolds Wanette.Reynolds@csulb.edu
Past Chair – David Stuckless david@michterp.com


(note: the Deaf Parented Interpreter Member Section used to be called the Interpreters with Deaf Parents Member Section, thus many of the historical records refer to “IDP”.)

IDP News (click here to see the whole folder)

IDP 2015 RID National Conference Travel Fund Scholarship

IDP 2015

IDP 2014

IDP 2013

IDP 2012

IDP 2011

2011 RID National Conference Review from VIEWS :

Our Shifting Boarders: Perspectives from the 2011 Community Forum