Georgia Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf


Professional Development:

  • FREE annual Member Appreciation Day Workshop
  • Discounted pricing on GaRID workshops and conferences
  • Reduced pricing on CEU processing (Workshops, Academic Coursework, and PINRA)
  • Other RID Affiliate chapters may offer “reciprocity” (pay member rates) if taking workshops out of state
  • Up-to-date information on Affiliate chapter events


        • Opportunities for networking with other professionals in the industry
        • Involvement in the larger community
        • GaRID Newsletter containing information about current events, community events, peer perspectives, and important information
        • Mentorship opportunities
        • Volunteer opportunities

        Professional Pride and Responsibility:

        • Increased cultural awareness and communal effort
        • Leadership opportunities via the board or committees; satisfaction in knowing you have had a part in helping your organization thrive
        • Being an active part of your organization; contributing to the success of yourself and others

        RID Requirements / Voting Rights:

        • Being a GaRID member fulfills your RID requirements of being an affiliate chapter member
        • Being a GaRID member in good standing grants you voting privileges at membership meetings
        • Being a GaRID member grants you voting privileges at the National level.  Section 3 of the RID bylaws states: “In order to be a voting member of the RID, a person must be a member in good standing, belong to a voting category, and be a member of an Affiliate Chapter"

        Business Membership Includes:

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        CEU processing fee waived (up to 3 per year)
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