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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Call for New Members

THE National Task Force on Deaf-Blind Interpreting (NTFDBI) is
calling for
new members for several positions that are available. We
currently have
openings for:

- Deaf-Blind user of interpreting services

- Certified interpreter (deaf or hearing)

- Certified Deaf Interpreter (an RID appointment)

The following is a description of the roles and
responsibilities of Task
Force members.

*Position Description for NTFDBI Members*

The National Task Force on Deaf-Blind Interpreting (NTFDBI) is a
task force
whose mission is to establish a standard of effective practice to
the quality and availability of interpreters for deaf-blind
people. The
NTFDBI is comprised of a demographically diverse group of deaf
and hearing
interpreters, deaf-blind people, interpreter educators and
others, all of
whom have a vested interest in quality interpretation and
education that will impact deaf-blind people on a national level.

Expectations of Task Force membership are:

· Personal and/or professional involvement and expertise
deaf-blind interpreting,

· Ability to work with a group of people on issues
pertaining to
deaf-blind interpreting on a national level,

· Ability to attend one to two face-to-face meetings per
and/or participation in monthly or bi-monthly conference calls,

· Regular and substantive participation in online

· Timely responsiveness to emails and online
correspondences, and

· Commitment to group work on projects leading to larger
goals and
timely follow-through.

If you are interested in applying for one of these positions,
please send
your resume and a letter of interest detailing your experience
and why you
are interested to - subject line: "new member
application". Please reply with your interest by April 30th,

Thank you,

Rhonda Jacobs, CI and CT, Co-chair, AADB Representative

CM Hall, NIC Advanced, EIPA Ed K:12, Co-chair, RID Representative

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