Member at Large – Annual Report – May 2011

Member at Large May, 2011 Annual Report
Marlene Shanker – Member at Large

I. Exhibits at Expos/Conferences
         A. Deaf Festival in Van Nuys, CA (September 25, 2010)
         B. OHSOEZ Spring Sign Language and Interpreter Conference in Anaheim, CA (May 2010)
                1.   SCRID sponsored
II. Memberships/ Conferences
         A. NAD    (National Association of the Deaf)  
                1. Affiliate membership
                          a. SCRID gets affiliate recognition on their website.
                          b. SCRID gets early bird prices on conferences anytime.
         B. CAD  (California Association of the Deaf)
               1. Affiliate two year membership
         C. RID  (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf)
               1. National Conference
                         a. July 17 – 22, 2011
                         b. Atlanta, Georgia
                         c. Atlanta Marriott Marquis
         D. Cal-Ed  (California Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing)
                1.   Membership
                         a.   Affiliate (associate) membership
                2.   Exhibiting
                         a.   SCRID should exhibit at their conferences.
                3.   Conference
                         a.   Should attend when possible.
         E.  CAID   (Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf)
                1.  Membership
                        a.   Affiliate membership
                        b.   Dual affiliate (associate) membership is with Cal-Ed.
                2.  Exhibiting
                        a.   SCRID should exhibit at their conferences.
                3.  National Conference
                        a.   Should attend when possible.
                        b.   June 20-22, 2011 Fort Worth Texas      
III.  Non-Participation Conferences/ Expos/ Events etc.
         A. Deaf Nation Expo
         B. MATA Expo
         C. CSUN/NCOD Sign N Run 5K Walk
         D. CAID
IV. Future  Conferences
         A. RID (and CDI) Region V
                1. Hawai`i’s HRID will host
                2. June 13 – 17, 2012

* The board did not participate in as many events this year as in the past and chose to focus on events that directly supported the mission of the organization.