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MinnesOta Registry of Interpreters

for the Deaf


MRID Member of the Year

Megan Bolduc

MRID Appreciation Award

Nic Zapko

MRID Lion Roars Award

Darlene Zangara

MRID Organization of the Year

Keystone Interpreting Solutions

MRID Presid

Sydney Groven

ent's Award

Katelyn Wells

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


2019 Annual Business Meeting Minutes (UNOFFICIAL)


Ad-hoc Licensure Committee 

Motion 19:10:25: MRID shall establish an ad-hoc committee to investigate the potential of interpreter licensure in the state of Minnesota. The committee will collaborate with MADC as appropriate. The composition of the committee shall be made up of at least 50% deaf interpreters. (Houge/Evans) CARRIED


Sarah Houge, David Evans, Jer Loudenback, Shawn Vriezen, 

Maria Dively, Christine Marble

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On April 3, 2020, RID announced that Certified members would be given access to specific activities totaling 2.5 CEUs for free via our Continuing Education Center (CEC) until December 31, 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19. We appreciate your patience as we have worked to determine the process and the webinars that will be available.

In the Continuing Education Center (CEC), the list of free webinars can be located at To access the free webinars use the code RIDCEU20. The code can be used on all webinars at the above link.

You will need to log in to your CEC account at in order to register for the webinars. Please note that your CEC username is your RID member ID number, but your password may be different from the password you use to log in to your RID member portal. If you are not sure what your CEC password is, please use the “Forgot Password” tool at and enter the email address associated with your RID member account to reset it. If you need assistance, you may email

If you have any questions regarding accessing CEC or the webinars, please email

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