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Board Meeting Minutes 06/04/2017

Board Meeting Minutes Online Meeting 6:00p-8:00p   Members present: President: Jenna Curtis Vice President: Andrew Weaver Treasurer: Jake Sparks Secretary: Tara Troup MAL #1: Christina Healy MAL #2: Lori Salus   Board Reports President Livestream Still searching for one more person for the Portland group. Monmouth has 5 and Portland has 4 attendees. Both groups are registered and paid for. Erin and Christina are working on training to become facilitators June 11 for online training Christina to report back about the facilitator training Emails 503-C nonprofit qualifies ORID for free google suite services and can access Microsoft products as well Application submitted and accepted - will be working with Mary (webmaster) to transition the service President email hacked 2 times 2 emails sent to Jake asking for money to be deposited into an account Lag in receiving emails due to forwarding through another system Need to make sure emails are archived...
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General Meeting Minutes 05/13/2017

Membership Meeting Minutes 5/13/2017 11:00a-1:00p Salem - Broadway Coffeehouse   Board members in attendance President: Jenna Curtis Vice President: Andrew Weaver Treasurer: Jake Sparks Secretary: Tara Troup MAL #1: Christina Healy MAL #2: Lori Salus   To view a recording of the meeting please click the following link: http://wouinterpreting.adobeconnect.com/p6ntczzloxrg/ It may take a while to load as it has all the information (slides, chat and video) from the online meeting room.   Housekeeping Approval of minutes from the January Eugene meeting which was held online due to inclement weather Christina Healy: Move to approve the minutes from the January meeting, Andrew Weaver second Vote: 9 yes, 0 no, 0 abstain - Passes   Board Reports President RID national conference Held in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 20-24 New format functioning as a working conference rather than a focus on earning CEUs CASLI (Center for Assessment of Sign Language Interpreters) has...
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Board Meeting Minutes 04/20/2017

ORID Board Meeting April 20th, 2017 Online 6:30pm-8:30pm Membership Meeting Agenda (Minutes below) Board Reports (as needed) President Live Stream Application Open Region 5 Conference Survey Out Vice President Secretary Committee reports for membership meeting - filmed? Treasurer ORID-WOU partnership for workshops MAL 1 MAL 2 Nominations update Workshop Membership K-12 Communications Received all committee reports Scholarship and Service Old Business Language Policy for Board Meetings Summer Meeting (Aug 24-25th?) New Business May 13th Membership Meeting Summer Picnic Time for Member Comments Complaints against non-interpreter Adjourn   Board Meeting Minutes Online Meeting   Members present: President: Jenna Curtis Treasurer: Jake Sparks Secretary: Tara Troup MAL #1: Christina Healy MAL #2: Lori Salus   Members Absent: Vice President: Andrew Weaver Board Reports Secretary No requirement to vote to approve previous board meeting minutes Priced notebooks/swag with our logo and currently seems fiscally irresponsible to make that kind of purchase President Live stream...
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Board Meeting Minutes 03/23/2017

ORID Board Meeting March 23rd, 2017 Online 7:00pm-9:00pm Membership Meeting Board Reports (as needed) MAL 1 Nominations President OAD meeting with VP Steven Brown re: Licensure HB 3397 ORID Recommendations   Vice President Secretary Career fair update Bylaws updates Treasurer MAL 2 Committee Reports Workshop Membership K-12 Communications Newsletter - Liaisons be in touch with Chairs regarding committee update Scholarship and Service Old Business RID LEAD Conference Slot Vote New Business 2018 Region 5 Conference OR/WA? WSRID supports Vancouver location in summer or early fall of 2018.   Live Streaming RID Conference Monmouth Location - Contact: Erin Trine Portland Location - ? OAD Conference Sponsorship Request Language Policy for Board Meetings Summer Meeting Date? Time for Member Comments Adjourn   Board Meeting Minutes Online Meeting   Members present: President: Jenna Curtis Vice President: Andrew Weaver Treasurer: Jake Sparks Secretary: Tara Troup MAL #1: Christina Healy MAL #2: Lori Salus   Board...
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Board Meeting Minutes 02/15/2017

Board Meeting Agenda February 15th 6pm-8pm Board Updates President OHCIA Phone Meeting RID LEAD Conference Slots General Lottery March 1st-31st Lottery registrants will be notified if they were chosen by April 28th ORID must inform RID 30 days before the conference of the names Vice President Deaf Professional Series Update Board Nominations Committee Updates Link to Monthly Reports Request for funding from WOU students for Nicaragua trip Summer retreat date   Board Meeting Minutes Online Meeting   Members present: President: Jenna Curtis Vice President: Andrew Weaver Secretary: Tara Troup Treasurer: Jake Sparks MAL #2: Lori Salus (Joining at 7:00)   Members absent: MAL #1: Christina Healy Intros Jacob and Lynne (senior rep from WOU cohort) joining for meeting   OHCIA (Oregon Health Care Interpreter Association) phone meeting with Austin M. Runs on a grant and will be working to push legislation related to interpreting. Currently there is no certification for medical...
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WOU Nicaragua Service Learning Trip

The service learning trip to Nicaragua is lead by two seniors from Western Oregon University ASL / English Interpreting program: Tricia Desrosiers, and Jacob Hogan. With the support of two faculty members from WOU's Deaf Studies and Professional Studies division: Dr. Patrick Graham, and Audrey Loudenback. The group also consists of six other students from the DSPS division representing ASL studies, and both the junior and senior interpreting cohorts: Erin Maue, Makenna Billings, Makenna Caccavo, Danielle Kenoyer, Steph Bessinger, and Alissa McAlpine. WOU's DSPS division is dedicated to promoting global learning. So, when Dr. Graham was approached with the request for a service team to travel to Nicaragua, he moved forward with planning the trip and assembling a team. The team began preparations in November of 2016 and the trip will take place between March 23rd 2017 and April 1st 2017. While in country the group will be focused on interacting...
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General Meeting Minutes 01/07/2017

Membership Meeting Minutes 01/07/2017 12:00p-2:00p Online meeting due to inclement weather   Board members in attendance President: Jenna Curtis Vice President: Andrew Weaver Secretary: Tara Troup MAL #1: Christina Healy - in and out due to tech and travel MAL #2: Lori Salus   Board members absent Treasurer: Jake Sparks - Tech issues   Housekeeping The meeting was originally scheduled to be held in Eugene but due to inclement weather around the state is being held fully online for the first time Approval of October membership meeting minutes which are available at orid.org Tara moves, Andrew 2nd - passes: 7 yes, 1 abstention, 0 no   Board Reports President Jenna Curtis RID 2017 LEAD Together Conference will he held in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 20-24 50 tickets will be provided to small-group facilitators who will facilitate interactive  discussions during the conference.- facilitator applications are currently open and if selected...
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General Meeting Video October 2016

Please follow the link below to the full video of the meeting held on October 8, 2016.   http://wouinterpreting.adobeconnect.com/p3b680ap4r3/
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General Meeting Minutes October 2016

Membership Meeting Minutes 10/8/16 10:00a-12:00p PCC Sylvania   Board members in attendance President: Jenna Curtis Vice President: Andrew Weaver Treasurer: Jake Sparks Secretary: Tara Troup MAL #1: Christina Healy MAL #2: Lori Salus   To view a recording of the meeting please click the following link: http://wouinterpreting.adobeconnect.com/p3b680ap4r3/ It may take a while to load as it has all the information (slides, chat and video) from the online meeting room.   Housekeeping First time membership meeting is being live-streamed. Audrey Loudenback monitoring the technical side of the meeting. Thank you to WOU for providing the technology and PCC for the room. Future meetings to be open to anyone online Former president Susie Friberg here to co-lead Approval of previous minutes - Christina moved to approve minutes, Jake second Introduction of new board   Board reports President Jenna Curtis President’s role to coordination with the national organization as ORID is an affiliate chapter...
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Board Meeting Minutes 9/12/16

Board Meeting Agenda and Minutes September 12th 2016 6pm-8pm October 8th Membership Meeting How are things going? Asana Try for 30 days Licensure OAD’s interest Facebook Page vs. Facebook Group Guidelines Board Meeting Minutes Online Meeting   Members present: President: Jenna Curtis Vice President: Andrew Weaver Secretary: Tara Troup MAL #1: Christina Healy MAL #2: Lori Salus   Members Absent: Treasurer: Jake Sparks   Technology for meetings WOU has donated Adobe Connect for ORID use during membership meetings Audrey Loudenback will help run tech during meetings Trial run on Oct 8 meeting: tech will include 2 laptops DSLR Camera for streaming presenter - might have an issue of icons taking up the screen External web-cam to video the audience Long ethernet cord for stable internet Upload the video to the website Quicktime Adobe Connect - does not capture chat box in real time Youtube Members in areas outside of the meeting...
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August 2016 Vlog


  Hello, My name is Jenna Curtis, president of ORID. I am excited to bring you this vlog for August 2016.   I would like to discuss the ORID board retreat, which took place Tuesday August 16th, 9am to 3pm. During this time the board discussed many topics. Please refer to the minutes on our website for more detailed information: http://orid.org/Meeting-Minutes/Categories   Survey Responses Most of the board discussions centered around the ORID survey that was distributed for member feedback last month. 88 people responded to the survey; ORID thanks these members for their feedback. During the retreat the board held a drawing to provide one of the survey respondent with a free membership to thank them for their time completing the survey. The winner is Stacey Rainey!   The survey responses have been compiled into an infographic that clearly displays the results for members. You can find the infographic...
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Board Retreat Minutes 8/16/16

Board Retreat Day Minutes 8/16/16 9:00a-3:00p PCC Sylvania   Members in attendance President: Jenna Curtis Vice President: Andrew Weaver Treasurer: Jake Sparks Secretary: Tara Troup MAL #1: Christina Healy MAL #2: Lori Salus   Opening Intros Approval of the agenda Board norms and ground rules Future minutes accessibility Reorganize to have minutes easily findable on webpage Minutes are to be available within one week of each meeting Board report Treasurer Preparing financial statements, preparing and sending membership cards, establishing new bank account, tending the PO box, reimbursement to members, managing PayPal account, payments sent to financial management and webmaster. There have been issues with accessibility to the bank account and business contact information that should be out by next term. Vice President Working on solutions to some website challenges including updating info and membership renewal. Liaison to workshop committee which is gearing up for the 4-day medical workshop. Attended RID Region...
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July 2016 Newsletter


July 2016 Newsletter   President's Update and Vlog Hello Members, You can view the first ORID President's VLog here:   Current President, Jenna Curtis, on behalf ORID would like to thank outgoing president Susie Friberg for all of her service and leadership. We also would like to thank the outgoing board members; Member at Large: Lindsay Meyer, Treasurer: Jessica VanWinkel, and Secretary: Sarah Hill. We welcome our new board members; Secretary: Tara Troup, Treasurer: Jake Sparks, and Member at Large: Christina Healy. They will be joining our current board; Vice President: Andrew Weaver and Member at Large: Lori Salus. [You can view the current boards bio's here] The new ORID board will hold their annual summer board retreat on August 16th 2016. The goal of the retreat is to come together as a board and establish priorities for the upcoming year. In preparation for this, we are seeking feedback from the...
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ORID General Meeting May 2016

    May 7, 2016 ORID General Meeting Social hour: 11a Meeting start time: 11:57a Broadway Coffee- Mexico Room 18 people in attendance Board members present: Susie Friberg, Lindsay Meyer, Lori Salus, Jessica Van Winkle, Sarah Hill Absent Board members: Andrew Weaver 1.    Review minutes- minutes accepted contingent upon spelling errors being corrected. 2.    ORID Board Reports: a.    Jessica – Budget report ORIDs current bank statement holds $23,869. 92, net income was -3.329.69. ORID will need to earn more money in order to monetarily support members or hire presenter. Members asked about ~$1,600 fee for tax prep. Was explained because of our filing status that a CPA needed to be hired. ORID is given a discounted rate due to our 501C3 status. Hiring a professional keeps our status and in compliance with submitting an annual report to National RID.   Suggested that the next treasurer perhaps research other banking options and...
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New Board Positions Selected

On Saturday, May 9, Oregon RID held it membership and voting meeting.  At this time new board members were voted in.  Congratulations to the following: Jenna Curtis - President Tara Troupe - Secretary Jake Sparks - Treasurer Christina Healy - Memeber at Large #1   I also want to say thank you to exiting board members: Jessica Van Winkle, Sarah Hill, Lindsay Meyer. Your work and dedication to Oregon RID is commendable.  I appreciate all your efforts in making connections with interpreters, interpreting students and those you encounter in your work.  
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2016 Board Nominations

President: Jenna Curtis: Jenna Curtis is a freelance interpreter in the Portland area, working primarily in post-secondary, business, and community settings. She graduated from the ASL/English Interpreting Program at Western Oregon University and received her RID:NIC in 2011. Jenna has been presenting workshops and training interpreters on the Demand-Control Schema and supervision sessions since 2012. She also coordinates Western Oregon University's Professional Supervision for Interpreting Practice (PSIP) Program, a one year post-graduate program that provides mentoring and supervision for recent graduates entering the field. Jenna believes input from all stakeholders is the foundation of a strong organization. She hopes to facilitate a statewide discussion on professional standards and interpreter education. She would like to see positive change in the Oregon interpreting community, resulting in increased quality of services for Deaf and hard of hearing communities. (Click here for ASL) Jessica Van Winkle: Jessica Van Winkle has been an active member of...
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ODEAF Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocacy Training

The training occurs over a weekend in Bend in June.  Please check out the flyer for more information on this training:   ODEAF-Flyer---June-2016-Training-Final-copy-2.pdf
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Membership Meeting - Eugene Hop City February 6, 2016

Date: February 6, 2016 Membership Meeting - Eugene Hop City Board in Attendance: Susie Friberg, Andrew Weaver,Jessica VanWinkle, Lori Salus, Lindsay Meyer Board Absent: Sarah Hill Number in Attendance: 28+ Meeting start time: 12:08pm Review and Approve Minutes: Motion to approve minutes:  Lindsay Meyer               Second:   Adelka Shawn approve:   8 oppose: 0 abstain: 0 Board Reports Jessica: Budget  Currently ORID is in good standing.  We have had some expenditures and some income.  Overall we are within the budget we laid out at the beginning of the year.   Andrew - no report Lori - no report Lindsay -  ITP student update:   Kate (1st year) from PCC was in attendance.  Matt and Lynne from WOU were in class today.   Kate mentioned that there is a second year PCC representative.  Lindsay asked that that person contact her so she can meet and greet her.   Again the emphasis for student representatives is...
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CALL FOR NOMINATION

Hi everyone! Oregon RID has 4 Board positions open.  All positions are 2 year terms.  The following positions are open:  President, Treasurer, and Member at Large #1.  We also have a 1 year vacancy for the Secretary Position.  If you know someone who you think would be great for any of these positions, please send their name(s) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   This is a great opportunity to expand on leadership skills and develop our profession.  Thanks for considering.  
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