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PROFILE

Skilled in interpreting between American Sign Language (ASL) and English, as well as Tactile Sign Language and Contact Sign. Content specialties in information technology, technical and performance theatre, business and higher education settings. NIC Certified (Advanced) with a Masters Degree in Interpreting from Gallaudet University in Washington, DC (2009)

EXPERIENCE

Freelance ASL/English interpreter: Washington, DC (2008-present)
Pursuing a private practice in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by cultivating business relationships with other skilled practitioners and organizations. Serving clients including (but not limited to):
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • Gallaudet University
  • Imagination Stage
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Maryland Governor’s Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Office of Congressional Accessibility Services
  • Smithsonian Institute

Freelance ASL/English interpreter: Portland, OR 2006-2007

Providing pro-bono community interpreting services in a variety of settings ranging from performances to private meetings and help groups. 

Freelance ASL/English interpreter: Washington, DC (2004-2005)

Interpreting for theatre and performances throughout the area, predominantly with VSA Arts.

EDUCATION

Gallaudet University, Washington, DC- Masters of Interpretation, 2009
The George Washington University, Washington, DC -- Bachelor of Arts (Theatre), 2005

MEMBERSHIPS

National Association of the Deaf
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Potomac Chapters of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

REFERRALS

Referrals from other professionals in the Washington DC area are available upon request.