PARID
 
The Pennsylvania Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

 

District 7
Counties: Carbon, Berks, Lehigh, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Schuylkill
District Rep: Vacant


District Representative Position Description

General Duties

  • Represent the local district in all activities (meetings, conferences, events, etc) except those expressly prohibited by law, or by the by-laws.
  • Actively promote and represent PARID and the local district by attending local functions, including public forums relating to interpreting issues and the Deaf community.
  • Serve as the board liaison to at least one PARID committee.
  • Serve as a contact person for the designated PARID district.
  • Submit articles/news/information to the PARID newsletter editor following the “Newsletter Policy”.
  • Inform the PARID board of the district members’ concerns and issues.
  • Conduct district activities as appropriate.
  • Provide an annual report to the PARID president by August 1st of each year using the local district annual report form.
  • Participate in the PARID Board Yahoo group.
  • Respond to all mail, email, and telephone correspondence in a timely manner.
  • The District Representative shall have such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors.



Board Meeting and General Membership Meeting Duties

  •  Attend all PARID board and general membership meetings.
  • Submit written district reports to the PARID board in preparation for each regular board meeting and the annual membership meeting.
  • Provide a presentation at the general membership meeting on district activities for the past year.
  • Host a PARID board meeting as scheduled.



Local District Duties

  •  Preside over local district meetings at least two (2) times per fiscal year.
  •  Inform the district members of PARID board news/concerns.
  •  Assess the needs of the district, developing short-term and long-term goals.
  •  Co-sign all local district fund request forms following the “Policy and Procedures for Disbursement of Funds”.
  • Delegate duties to local district members as appropriate.
  • Provide a safe and comfortable environment that is supportive of seasoned, experienced, and novice interpreters / PARID members.
  • Outreach to interpreters in the district who are currently not members of PARID.
  •  Sign contracts to spend local district funds in accordance with the Policy and Procedures for Disbursement of Funds.



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