About

“KAI-RID is an innovative and vibrant organization of unified sign language interpreters.  We affirm each member as a valuable resource, actively engaged in our ongoing development as professionals and leaders.  As a collective force, KAI-RID invests in the long term success of our field.” 

Your KAI-RID 2022-2023 Board:

 

President: Lisa Bolding Ballenger

PresidentKAIRID@gmail.com


Vice President:  Vacant

No nominations were received.


 

Treasurer: Jasmine Vasey

KAIRIDTreasurer@gmail.com


 

Secretary: Megan (Plummer) Edwards

KAIRIDSecretary@gmail.com

 


District 1 Representative: Vacant

KAIRIDDistrict1@gmail.com

 


District 2 Representative: Vacant

KAIRIDDistrict2@gmail.com

 


District 3 Representative: Vacant


RID Region IV Representative

Justin “Bucky” Buckhold, CDI

Region4rep@rid.org

https://rid.org/region-iv-central/

 


 KAI-RID Committees:

 


Support/Social

Chair: Caitlin Myers


Communication

Chair: Amanda Belew | kairidcommchair@gmail.com


Professional Development

Chair: Jenni Mosiman | kairidpdchair@gmail.com


 Wichita Area 

Co-chairs: Brooke Case & Chrissy Boklund 


Deaf Interpreter

Co-chairs: Swanhilda Lilly & Jessica Brown



Join a committee! 

We need help on the existing committees, especially Communication.  We would also like support with monitoring legislative activity, maintaining our bylaws, and more.  Student members are eligible!  Email presidentkairid@gmail.com for more details.