The Pennsylvania Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf


It is the mission of PARID to provide state and local forums and an organizational structure for the continued growth and development of the profession of interpretation and transliteration of American Sign Language and English. 

The philosophy of PARID is that excellence in the delivery of interpretation services among people who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing and people who are hearing will ensure effective communication. As an affiliate chapter of the professional association for interpreters and transliterators, PARID serves as an essential arena for its members in the pursuit of excellence.

It is the goal of PARID to promote the profession of interpreting and transliterating American Sign Language and English

Call for Volunteers! 

Vacant  Board Positions

District 2 Representative

District 3 Representative

District 4 Representative

District 5 Representative

District 6 Representative

District 7 Representative

Vacant Non-Board Positions

CMP Coordinator 

Newsletter Editor

If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact


2017 PARID Conference

October 6-7, 2017


PARID Member Rates:  

Regular registration:  $125 until 9/5/17

Late registration: $150 9/6/17-on-site

Please see Registration Form for all other rates


Ramada Hotel
State College, PA

Conference Information 

Conference Schedule
Hotel Information
Descriptions and Bios



PARID Board Members

President: LaTanya Jones
Vice President: Megan Toomey
Treasurer: Chris Rutledge
Recording Secretary: Gloriana McElheny
Corresponding Secretary: Courtney Tarselli

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