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Minnesota Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

The Minnesota Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (MRID) is a non-profit organization of professional interpreters, consumers, and interested persons.  MRID was established and incorporated in 1971 with the support and encouragement of the Minnesota Association of Deaf Citizens (MADC).


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Friday and Saturday, October 16th & 17th, 2015

North Central University



Call for Presenters                     Call for Interpreters                   Call for Support Staff

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Member of the Year

Nominations are due by August 1st!! 
This award is given each year to an MRID member who exemplifies a contribution and commitment not only to MRID but to the field of interpreting and to the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and DeafBlind communities we serve.
According to MRID'S Policies and Procedures Manual, the candidate must meet the following criteria:
  1. The Candidate must be an active member of MRID for at least 5 (five) years.
  2. The Candidate made outstanding contributions during the previous 3 (three) years.
  3. The Candidate has given a substantial amount of their own time and/or resources (not while on another job) to MRID work.
  4. The Candidate has achieved something that substantially contributes to upgrading and/or improving the interpreting profession in Minnesota and/or nation.
We want your help in finding this year's MOTY recipient! Please send your nominations by clicking on the MOTY image above and filling out the form. We look forward to hearing from you!
- Paul Deeming (MOTY Award Winner 2014)
- Stacey Hardin-Ferguson (MOTY Award Winner 2013)
- Pam Wellmuson (MOTY Award Winner 2012)