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TSID Conference 2021

Wednesday, July 14 –  Sunday, July 18

** Review Survey Results **

The RSC will host four open Town Hall meetings to report their findings and recommendations regarding a TSID restructure. These sessions are to prepare members for the 2021 Annual Business Meeting when this important topic will be voted on. Members and non-members are welcome to attend. The session will be provided in ASL only.
Review Survey Results
To prepare for the meeting, please review the results of the RSC survey. Survey participants included: TSID members, RID members whose email is available at the RID website, BEI interpreters, and ITP students. The results of that survey in ASL can be found at 
(A transcription is available by downloading here.)

Mission Statement

TSID is committed to promoting the profession of interpreters serving DDDBDHH (DeafDisabled, DeafBlind, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing) and members of the community at large.”

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Member Benefits

  • Discounts – receive discounts for the annual TSID Conference and more
  • Networking – meet other interpreters, interpreter trainers, and interpreter coordinators
  • Mentoring – find a more experienced colleague to help you develop specific skills or broaden your general knowledge
  • Professional Development – gain access to workshops, webinars, and other professional development events, often discounted for members, especially annual Conference
  • Scholarships – two scholarship funds for students and working interpreters
  • Leadership Opportunities – develop your leadership skills by serving as a Chapter Rep or Committee Chair, enhancing your resume

Board Meetings

  • Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020
  • Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020
  • Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021
  • Saturday, Apr. 10, 2021
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Executive Board

Whitney Douglass

Whitney Douglass

Barbara Johnson

Barbara Johnson

Justin Franklin

Justin Franklin

Vice President
Jessica Harp

Jessica Harp

Shannon Whitley

Shannon Whitley

Shawn Whitley

Shawn Whitley

Past President

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