The Advocacy, Education, and Outreach committee is responsible for promoting advocacy in regards to legislative issues pertaining to members of the interpreting profession, as well as those impacted members of the Deaf community. The committee is responsible for educating organizations and entities about current laws, professional standards and/ or needs regarding the provision of qualified interpreters. The committee also seeks to identify and strengthen relationships and partnerships with other stakeholder groups and organizations.
Number of members: Chair, plus 5
In addition, according to Bylaws, FRID President is an ex officio member
Deborah Gibson, Lisa Schaefermeyer, James Smith
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