Jessica Bentley-Sassaman headshot wearing CIT shirtPresident

Jessica Bentley-Sassaman

Coming soon

Woman with auburn shoulder length hair wearing blue blazer with necklaceVice-President

Kim Kurz

Kim’s ASL video has English captions.  Check it out above.

Photo of woman with long brown hair and black shirt in front of stone wall.Secretary

Rebecca Minor

I am Becca Minor, your Director of Communications.  I look forward to being in touch with the CIT Membership.

Dr. Rebecca Minor is the Program Coordinator and an Assistant Professor of the Interpreter Preparation Program at the Community College of Baltimore County. She is a nationally certified sign language interpreter and interpreter mentor.  She received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from Gallaudet University in May 2011.  She also holds a M.A. in Linguistics from Gallaudet University and a Bachelor’s degree from Towson University in Deaf Studies. She serves on the Board of Trustees for the Maryland School for the Deaf.  Rebecca has conducted research and presented workshops on linguistics and interpreting at both national and state level conferences.  She has worked in the field of interpreting for the past 11 years in various settings including VRS, performing arts, post-secondary and medical.


Stephen Fitzmaurice

English Version

I’m Stephen Fitzmaurice and I look forward to serving you as your new CIT secretary.

Carole Lazorisak headshot wearing CIT shirtDirector of Professional Development

Carole Lazorisak

Hello, my name is Carole Lazorisak and I am the Director of Professional Development; I look forward to serving CIT!

A black man smiles at the camera.  He has short hair and is wearing a black suit and tie.Director of Public Relations & Outreach

Francis Phiri

Hello.  I am Francis Phiri, the Director of Public Relations and Outreach. I look forward to working with all of you.

A black woman with long black braids pulled back behind her head and flowing over her shoulders smiles at the cameraDirector of Communication

Nicole Morgan

Coming soon.

A white woman with blond hair with reddish ends wearing black glasses and a silver and black earring smiles at cameraDirector of Publications & Research

Danielle Hunt

Hello.  I am Danielle Hunt though you can call me Dani.  I am the Director of Publications and Research and look forward to working with you.