Anita Benjamin, NAD III, CI & CTApril 18, 2017 Published by admin
I consider myself a citizen of the world: born in Bucharest, Romania, lived in Israel, Italy and Canada before relocating to the USA.Over the years I have gained rich life experiences by immersing myself in different cultures and adding a couple of new languages to the four I grew up with.One of my contributions to the Deaf world is...
Elizabeth LaFlamme-Baker, NICApril 18, 2017 Published by admin
Elizabeth graduated from Northeastern University in 2008 and received her Masters Degree from Post University in 2010. She served on the board for the Connecticut Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf from 2009-2015 serving as Member at Large, Corresponding Secretary and Vice President. She has also served as Secretary/Treasurer for the RID...
Kathryn FryeOctober 1, 2016 Published by admin
I grew up in a small town outside of Cleveland, Ohio. In my teen years my family moved to Winterport, Maine which has now become home. After being homeschooled from K-12 along with my six siblings, I attended the University of Southern Maine with a degree in ASL Interpreting in 2011. During my college years I traveled abroad to work in various...
Kristy Moroney, CI & CTApril 18, 2017 Published by admin
I was born and raised in Boston and obtained a BA in Theatre Arts, then graduated from the Interpreter Training Program at Northeastern University in 2001. My interpreting career began at The Learning Center for Deaf Children. I was on an incredible team of peers for four years as a staff/educational interpreter and worked with amazing Deaf...
Elizabeth Nadolski, NIC MasterApril 18, 2017 Published by admin
I was born into the Deaf World as the eldest child of Deaf and Polish immigrant parents. As a result I am tri-lingual and tri-cultural (Polish was my first language, with sign language second, and I did not learn English until I went to kindergarten). I am a proud C.O.D.A. who feels at home among the Deaf community.Although born in the United...
Patty Lejeune, CIApril 18, 2017 Published by admin
Patty became a staff interpreter for Partners Interpreting in 2015 and enjoys her work in various settings. She graduated from Rochester Institution of Technology R.I.T. with a degree in ASL/English Interpreting and also a degree in Behavioral Science. After working as a freelance interpreter in the Rochester area for a few years, she relocated...
Tracy Stowbridge, NIC AdvancedApril 18, 2017 Published by admin
Tracy Stowbridge has an Associates in Arts degree in interpreting for the Deaf and a certificate in Deaf studies. She also has NIC-A certification. Tracy has interpreted for over 15 years for K-12, secondary, mental health and medical.
Hayley Baccaire, NICApril 18, 2017 Published by admin
Hayley Baccaire is a Rhode Island native, currently living in North Providence, RI with her growing family. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2008 with a BA in American Sign Language-English Interpretation. Hayley earned her national certification in 2010 and has enjoyed interpreting since then. Hayley has also volunteered...
Lisa Gentile, NIC, CI & CTApril 18, 2017 Published by admin
Lisa has 32+ years of experience and has been interpreting since 1982. After taking several sign language classes at the local YMCA at the age of 18, she fell in love. She loved the language and culture of the Deaf community. Lisa’s YMCA teacher encouraged her to attend Gallaudet University for the summer intensive study program. Upon her return...
Patti Medbery, NICApril 18, 2017 Published by admin
Patti was born and raised in RI. Upon graduating high school she traveled across the country and throughout Europe. Patti eventually settled down in Massachusetts and became connected to The Learning Center T.L.C. for Deaf children in Framingham. She began taking ASL classes there and after T.L.C. Patti went to Northern Essex Community College...