Oklahoma RID, an affiliate chapter of RID, sets the standards for the profession of Sign Language interpreting in the state of Oklahoma. OKRID’s diverse membership unites to raise the bar of the profession, meeting challenges head on, networking with one another, and providing leadership and training opportunities. Involvement in OKRID provides Oklahoma interpreters and interpreting students, a voice in local, state, and national interpreting issues so we may better serve the Deaf community.

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2015-2017 Executive Board Office Phone Email
Ben-DavisBen Davis President 405-706-4909 email icon
Susan NelsonSusan Nelson Vice President email icon
Kara OutonKara Outon Secretary 405-213-5091 email icon
malinda bishopMalinda Bishop Treasurer email icon
Jake Alexander Parliamentarian email icon
Bree LoganBree Logan Deaf Member-at-Large email icon
Holly Palermo Oklahoma City Area Member-at-Large email icon
Susan SadlerSusan Sadler Green Country Member-at-Large email icon
Taylor WoodallTaylor Woodall Stillwater Area Member-at-Large email icon
Vacant Ada Area Member-at-Large email icon
Executive Board email icon


OKRID is governed by the by-laws set forth for the management of the organization. They contain the fundamental principles and rules that direct the basic operation of OKRID. The by-laws are considered a work in progress. From time to time our by-laws are modified in order to best fit the member’s and organization’s needs. This is the most current version.