Long Island Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf



President/Co Presidents (Requires Certification)

  • Represents the chapter in all appropriate activities
  • Presides at meetings of the members and/or directors
  • Appoints committees
  • Has the authority to co-sign checks with the treasurer or any other person designated through action of the Board of Directors
  • Co-Presidents are two individuals that each satisfy the president requirements independently but who work as a team to fulfill the obligations and duties of the president position.

 
Vice President (Requires Certification)

  • In the absence or disability of the president or co-presidents the vice president shall assume all duties of the president
  • Has other powers and duties as prescribed by the Board of Directors and/or the membership

Members at Large

  • Work with the general membership,  assisting with the coordination of activities and communication within our community
  • Has other powers and duties as prescribed by the general membership and/or Board of Directors

 

Associate Representative

  • Works with the associate members of LIRID, assisting with the coordination of mentoring activities for associates’ professional development leading to RID certification.
  • Has other powers and duties as prescribed by the Board of Directors and/or the membershipType your paragraph here.

Roles & Responsibilities

Secretary

  • Keeps complete and accurate record of the proceedings of the Board of Directors and of general and special meetings of the LIRID membership
  • Supervises the keeping of all organizational records
  • Provides periodic reports to the membership on the actions of the Board
  • Has other powers and duties as prescribed by the Board of Directors and/or the membership

 

  • Treasurer
  • Supervises the receipt and safekeeping of all organization funds
  • Has the authority to co-sign checks with the president or either co-president, or any other person designated through action of the Board of Directors
  • Provides reports to the membership concerning business and Board of Directors activities,  and financial status of the organization each quarter, at the minimum
  • Has other powers and duties as prescribed by the Board of Directors and/or the membership

Requirements
 
As per Article IV Directors, Section 4- Qualifications of the LIRID Bylaws:
 

  • Each officer serving on the Board of Directors of LIRID must be a member of this affiliate chapter as well as a member of RID.
  • The president or co-presidents shall have been a member of LIRID and a member of RID for at least two years immediately prior to candidacy. S/he must be certified for a minimum of one year prior to candidacy.
  • All other officers must be members in good standing of LIRID and RID.
  • Associate representatives cannot hold any certification at the time of nomination


A 'Member in Good Standing' means you have paid your dues for the 2017-2018 year.  

If you are interested in running for a position and are unsure if you satisfy the requirements, please contact our elections chairperson. 
 

To nominate someone for one of the above positions please fill out the form below or email our elections chairperson Lisa Denison at ldenison@optonline.net


Open offices include President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Associate Member and Members at Large. 
 

 Please email  your nominations and/or questions at ldenison@optonline.net or LMDenison24@Gmail.com

The DEADLINE for submitting nominations is APRIL 20TH.
Our elections take place during the last week of April and the first week of May, and results are announced at our May 5th meeting.
 
Hope to hear from everybody soon!
 
Lisa M Denison, CI/CT
Elections Chairperson

 
 

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