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Work experience

Jan 1989Present

Certified Interpreter


Provide interpreting services to both deaf and hearing clients ; mentoring services for interpreters new to the field. Provide training workshops for colleagues in the field of interpreting. Consult with interpreters  preparing to take National certifications.

Aug 1984Dec 1993

Dormitory Counselor

Nebraska School for the Deaf

Responsible for daily care of deaf students.


Jan 2014Jul 2015

Sign Language Interpreting Degree

Iowa Western Community College


Jun 1989Present

QAST 5/5

Johnson County Community College
This certification provides me a level of proficiency to accept assignments.
Feb 1996Present

RID National Certification

Registry for Interpreters for the Deaf
This certification states that I have met the standards established to interpret for Deaf individuals in most situations.
Dec 2006Present

National Interpreter Certification Master Level

Registry for Interpreters  for the Deaf
This certification states I have exceeded the standards established to interpret for the deaf individuals in all situations of which I possess the knowledge as well skill necessary to interpret effectively , accurately , impartially both expressively and receptively.