Potomac Chapter

of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf



Meet the board


PCRID is entirely volunteer-based. We are interpreters just like you. 


WHO WE ARE & WHAT WE DO

PCRID Board & Committees


PRESIDENT


Gina D'Amore



ROLE:

The president liaises with the parent company, RID and leads the Board of Directors and members in our organization's initiatives. The presidential term is two years, and begins in odd years.

OVERSEES: 

    • Bylaws Committee 
    • Legislative Affairs Committee
    • Region II conference committee Rep

TERM: 2017-2018

CONTACT: president@pcrid.org

BYLAWS COMMITTEE Chair

Diana Markel

Contact: bylaws@pcrid.org

LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS

Andrea Smith

Contact: legislativeaffairs@pcrid.org

REGION II CONFERENCE Rep

(Vacant Position)

DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP


Paris McTizic



ROLE:

Director of Membership (formerly Member at Large) represents the interests of all PCRID members and recruits future members from area ITPs and interpreting agencies. At the committee level, the Member Relations and Legislative Affairs chairs assists the Director in these efforts.

OVERSEES: 

  • Member Relations 
  • Member Outreach

TERM: 2018-2019

CONTACT: membership@pcrid.org


MEMBER RELATIONS

Kevin Dyels

Contact: MemberRelations@pcrid.org

MEMBER outreach

Natalie VanEman

Contact: Outreach@pcrid.org

Director of community relations


Traci Ison

ROLE:

The Director of Community Relations ensures that PCRID and community organizations impacted by the interpreter profession are working together toward building the strength of the community. These community organizations are membership-based chapters of national organizations within the Deaf and Interpreter communities. PCIRD Community Representatives attend community & networking events as an official PCRID Rep. Liaisons assist in partnership and communication efforts with Stakeholder Organizations, which also helps keep PCRID informed of community events to add to our Community Calendar.

OVERSEES: 

    • Community Liaisons

TERM: 2017-2018

CONTACT: communityrelations@pcrid.org


MDAD Community Liaison

Kirsi Grigg

Contact: mdadliaison@pcrid.org

DCAD Community Liaison

Bethany Anderson

Contact: dcadliaison@pcrid.org

NAOBI - DC Liaison


Contact: NAOBIDCliaison@pcrid.org

MWADB Community Liaison

Kelley Stein

Contact: mwadbliaison@pcrid.org

DAWN Community Liaison

Monica Gallego

Contact: DAWNliaison@pcrid.org


DIRECTOR OF MEETINGS


Keisha Osborne

ROLE:

The Director of Meetings (formerly the Secretary) is responsible for keeping a full and accurate record of the proceedings of the Board, annual and/or special business meetings of the membership. The director provides periodic reports to the membership on the actions of the Board and handles all official correspondence. The director oversees all meetings, including the Annual Conference, and is the liaison between the board and the Archivist.

OVERSEES: 

  • Meeting Minutes
  • Conference Chairs

TERM: 2018-2019

CONTACT: meetings@pcrid.org

Conference Committee Co-Chair

Bradley Christlieb

Conference@pcrid.org

Conference Committee Co-Chair

Felicia Williams

Conference@pcrid.org

Archivist

Jenifer McGilligan

Archivist@pcrid.org

Director of 
Professional Development


Samantha Schein


Role: 

The Director of Professional Development oversees the Workshops, Mentorship, and Scholarships & Awards committees. In this role, the Director also shares information about educational opportunities offered by outside entities, as well as entertains suggestions regarding professional development brought forth by members.

OVERSEES: 

  • Workshops Committee
  • CMP Committee
  • Mentorship Committee

TERM: 2017-2018

CONTACT: professionaldevelopment@pcrid.org

CMP Committee Chair

Andrea K Smith

cmp@pcrid.org

Mentorship Committee Chair

Rose Trabert

Contact: Mentorship@pcrid.org

Workshops Committee Chair

Samantha Schein

Contact: Workshops@pcrid.org

CMP Committee:

Heather Turell

Kat Perchik

Academic Coursework

Independent Studies

Director of Finance


Nicole Morgan


Role: 

The Director of Finance (Treasurer) is responsible for managing PCRID's bank accounts, filing the organization's taxes, preparing budgets and making recommendations for investment strategies to ensure long-term fiscal health for PCRID.

Oversees:

  • Scholarships, Awards, and Grants (SAGE) committee
  • Works with a CPA to conduct the annual audit

Term: 2018 &2019

CONTACT: Treasurer@pcrid.org


Scholarships, Awards, & Grants for Education (SAGE)

Patty Moers-Patterson, SAGE Committee Chair 

Contact: SAGE@pcrid.org



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