Category: General

RID Special Election Results

The RID has announced the results of the recently held special election for the positions of Secretary and Deaf Member-at-Large on the RID Board of Directors. Here are the results: For Secretary: *Daryl Crouse 1243 (49.3%) Jonathan Webb 785 (31.1%) Caroline Bass 493 (19.6%) For Deaf Member-at-Large: *Priscilla Moyers 1436 (57.0%) Branton Stewart 1085 (43.0%) […]

20 Years of Excellence

When Liz Mendoza joined NIS 20 years ago I knew a superstar had landed in our small and growing company. She had then, and has now, an uncommon passion for excellence. She cares deeply about her work, personal growth, and those organizations and individuals she associates herself with. I feel very fortunate to have had […]

Being Prepared for the Worst (Active Shooter on the Job)

Interpreters, Recent school, mall, and other shooting incidents remind us of the need to be prepared for what are referred to as active shooter incidents. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has developed materials to help people prepare for such incidents. The City of Houston’s Ready Houston program developed a video.  Please review the below […]

20 Years of Dedication

In the dynamic business world of today, it is not all that common, from my point of view, for someone to dedicate 20 years straight to a particular company. That being said, there is nothing common about our vice-president, Angela Jones, who, this month, reached the 20 year mark with NIS. I am so very […]

Idaho RID Workshop

**REMINDER** For our friends in the Idaho Region: Upcoming workshops on October 12th and October 13th, 2012: IdahoRID and Sorenson Communications Presents! “Everything You (May or May Not) Want to Know about Audiology” 0.3 CEUs (General Studies) Presenter: Dr. Mary Whitaker, AuD, CCC-A When: Friday, October 12th, 2012 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM And “Interpreting […]

Advice on Displaying Your Credentials from the R.I.D.

Displaying Your Credential One of the privileges of achieving RID certification is the ability to show your credential on your business card, resume, brochures or other advertisements, etc. Your credentials (also called “post-nomial abbreviations”) should be displayed only after your full name (with or without middle initial) in the following order: 1. Given names (Jr., […]

“Everything You (May or May Not) Want to Know about Audiology”

Announcement: For our friends in the Idaho Region: NIS would like to help spread the word about an upcoming workshop happening on October, 12th, 2012: IdahoRID and Sorenson Communications Presents! “Everything You (May or May Not) Want to Know about Audiology” 0.3 CEUs (General Studies)Presenter: Dr. Mary Whitaker, AuD, CCC-A When: Friday, October 12th, 2012 […]