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Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: Interpreters Certification Board

UTAH STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION NOTICE OF VACANCY/CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Name of organization:  Interpreters Certification Board

Date Posted:  April 8, 2015

Date nominations are due to Board Secretary:  May 4, 2015

Brief background of what the organization does and the reference in statute or rule establishing the organization: The Utah Interpreter Program is responsible for conducting the Interpreter for the Deaf quality assurance evaluation and development of the interpreter certification process as mandated by the Utah State Legislature and delegated by the Utah State Board of Education pursuant to UCA 53A-26a-201.  The Interpreters Certification Board is comprised of consumers and master level interpreters for the purpose of ensuring a fair and effective quality of American Sign Language interpretation services for Deaf individuals.

Who the group advises:  The Utah Interpreter Program, USOR Division of Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and Utah State Board of Education

Number vacancies:  One

Specific representation needed for each vacancy and terms of appointment: 

Certified Professional Interpreter for the Deaf / 3 year term

Person(s) in the positions up for vacancy and their representation:  Bonnie Marsh, Certified Professional Level Interpreter for the Deaf, Salt Lake County.

Meetings (specific dates or how often the group meets, where, and for how long):  Quarterly meetings, the first Wednesday of each month (Jan, April, July, October) at the Sanderson Community Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Taylorsville, from 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Contact for questions:   Mitchell F. Jensen, Interpreter Program Director, 801-263-4875, mfjensen@utah.gov

Nomination and Bio Submission:  If you are interested in serving on this organization, please submit a brief (no longer than one page) bio or resume with contact information to Lorraine Austin at lorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov.

Utah State Board of Education
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