Webmaster Email: Webmaster@lirid.org
Hello, my name is Jacquelyn Laszlo and I am from Centerport, NY. I graduated with my bachelors degree in ASL/English Interpreting with a minor in Human Services from Northeastern University. Since graduating, I work as a freelance interpreter on Long Island, as well as a VRS Interpreter from home with Sorenson, and a staff interpreter at Helen Keller National Center.
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Professional Development Email:
Hello all! My name is Sammi Wade I am from Commack, NY but now reside in Astoria, Queens. I graduated from Bloomsburg University with my bachelors in ASL/English Interpreting in December of 2020 and have been working as a freelance interpreter ever since. When I am not interpreting, I work as a fitness instructor at Pure Barre!
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Deanna Brown & Gabby Pollard
Surprise!! in addition to being the treasurer for LIRID, I am also the fundraising chair for LIRID. Again, my name is Deanna Paff (Brown). I have been interpreting since I graduated from Bloomsburg University in 2017. I look forward to continuing to serve LIRID and contribute to this amazing community and organization.
Membership Email: Membership@lirid.org
Hello! My name is Hailey Sweeney, I am a hearing interpreter and graduate from Bloomsburg University’s ITP. I have lived on Long Island my whole life but also do a lot of work in the NYC area. Fun fact about me: I recently became a spin class instructor at Crunch!
I have been an Interpreter for eight years. I was previously on the Steering committee. I am originally from Arizona but have been living on Long Island the last ten years.
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Mentorship Email: Mentorship@lirid.org
Publications Email: Publications@lirid.org