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Nominations

Would you like to nominate yourself or someone else for an ARID position or award?

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Nominations for ARID Board of Director Positions

Do you know someone who could drive positive change for interpreters in our state by joining the ARID Board of Directors? We’re seeking dedicated and collaborative individuals who are passionate about advancing our organization in Arkansas. Our aim is to foster growth and success by offering programs and events that enable interpreters to network, enhance their skills, and bridge the school-to-work gap, ultimately increasing the pool of qualified interpreters available to serve our Deaf, DeafBlind, Deaf Disabled, and Hard of Hearing community.

If you know someone who fits this description, please nominate them today!

Nominations for the ARID Board of Directors will open prior to ARID’s Biennial conference, where the general membership will vote on the next Board of Directors.

Board positions entail a two-fiscal-year commitment (July 1 – June 30). For detailed information regarding the duties and responsibilities associated with each position, please consult the Policy and Procedure manual. You can access specific entries by selecting the position titles below:

If you have any questions about the nominations process please email nominations@arkansasrid.org

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Nominations for ARID Awards

Do you know someone who has dedicated their career or life to our profession and or community and you would like to nominate them for one of our awards? The two awards that we have are “The Barbara E. Northup Excellence in Community Award” and “The Shirley T. Herald Lifetime Achievement Award” These two awards are to recognize an individual who has gone above and beyond for our profession and community. 

If you know someone who fits this description, please nominate them today!

Nominations for these two awards will open prior to ARID’s Biennial conference, where they will be announced during the Biennial Conference Banquet.

More information about the awards are listed below (for a more detailed explanation and the requirements of the awards click the names of the awards below):

 
  • The Shirley T. Herald Lifetime Achievement Award – This Arkansas Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (ARID) award honors an interpreter whose talent, efforts, and body of work has, in a fundamental way, advanced the field of interpreting; whose accomplishments have been acknowledged by professional peers and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community; and whose work has and will continue to have a lasting influence on interpreters, the profession, and society. The Shirley T. Herald Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes outstanding interpreters whose pioneering spirit, excellent work, and unswerving dedication to the field of interpretation throughout their career has improved society and inspired others.

If you have any questions about the nominations process please email nominations@arkansasrid.org

The Barbara E. Northup Excellence in Community Award

The Shirley T. Herald Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominations Closed

Nominations Closed