AA, (former R.S.C), C.D.I, Legally Qualified
Interpreting experience: Linda has been interpreting since 1978.
Bio: Linda who lives in New Mexico is a Deaf Cherokee of Eastern Band and Wolf Clan from Great Smoky Mountains who lives in New Mexico. She specializes in legal and mental health interpreting.
Samond Bishara, M.Ed., CDI
Salt Lake City, UT
Interpreting experience: Certified since 2013 - Been in Medical, K-12, VRS, VRI, and Legal settings.
Bio: Samond was born in Korea and was adopted by Deaf parents. Samond has been teaching ASL/Interpreting since 2007.
Fun Fact: Samond used to make Sushi in an upscale store for 5 years.
Favorite quote: "Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots."
Interpreting experience: Jenny has been interpreting since 2018.
Bio: Dr. Jenny Gough is an Indigenous Deaf woman originally from NYC. She is a teacher, researcher, Deafhood POC curriculum developer, Deafhood facilitator, and community interpreter.
BA, MA, DI
Interpreting experience: Johanna has been interpreting professionally since 2018.
Bio: Johanna is a Jewish Deaf Latina from Argentina who lives in Rochester, NY. She works mainly with immigrants and DeafBlind community in different settings.