CIT Online Meeting
February 12, 2020
Start time 7:19 pm Eastern
Roll Call, Present:
- Jessica Bentley-Sassaman
- Stephen Fitzmaurice
- Kim Kurz
- Rebecca Minor
- Carole Laszorisak
- Francis Phiri – excused absent
- Sarah Wheeler – excused absent
- Nicole Morgan – excused absent
Leadership – Participated in the NAD Interpreting Summit, on the Interpreter education panel. Shared information from research. ITPs range from 45 practicum hours – 540 practicum hours. Discussed the importance of programs to seek accreditation through CCIE.
Created a video announcement with Jonathan from RID about terms to use when referring to not yet certified interpreters. They are just ‘interpreters’, not “certified interpreter”.
Vice President’s report
Bylaws – Awaiting feedback from members during 60 day period.
Conference Policies – borrowed language from Linguistics Society of America. Requests feedback from board.
Inclusivity Policy – borrowed language from Linguistics Society of America. Requests feedback from board.
Vote on January meeting minutes Minor/Kurz passed
Minor to contact Rout 66 for quote – water bottles, shirts, vests.
Scholarship criteria and needs –Complete.
RFP for conference interpreters, only one submission yet
Review of accounts and QuickBooks.
New bank WF, BOA, TD? For now we stay with WF.
PayPal $ 75,580.43
Conference registrations: $13,000 collected from registrations so far.
Updates from the conference committee – budget for digital program book.
Discussion of assigning a Parliamentarian.
Conference planning update: Eileen is working on call for committees and looking for folks to serve. We have 44 presenters. Pre conference, is still in planning stage.
Public Relations & Outreach
Research and Publications
- FEB 2020
Spotlight on the authors’ from 2018 Conference proceedings is still going
strong thanks to Nicole & Doug!
- Working on a Weebly web site support Presenters/Publishers for the CIT Conferences https://presenterresources.weebly.com/
- Ongoing support
of the PEP team core group. Developed & shared a chart to outline the
various committees/supports needed to fill the R&P conference tasks.
- Created videos for CIT to get more involved with writing articles, support for publishers, and interest in workshops.
- Update on finding a University Press for hosting both the CIT Conference Proceedings and the International Journal of Interpreter Education (IJIE).
Any old business
Any new business
Discussion: CIT will no sponsor or endorse any books via CIT web and Facebook. Requestors can apply to do a webinar.
Letter for invitation from other countries – President Bentley-Sassaman will work on a response to send to anyone who contacts CIT.
Meeting adjournment moved by Treasurer Fitzmaurice – meeting adjourned by President Bentley-Sassaman at 8:33pm Eastern.
- March 25th,
7:15pm EST (4:15pm PST)
- April 15th, 7:15pm EST (4:15pm PST)
- May 6th, 7:15pm EST (4:15pm PST)