Alaska Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Welcome to Alaska Registry of

Interpreters for the Deaf

Dena'inaq ełnen'aq' gheshtnu ch'q'u yeshdu. (Dena'ina)
I live and work in the land of the 
Dena’ina. (English) 
Translation by: Helen Dick, Sondra Shaginoff-Stuart, Joel Isaak

Quick Updates

Two new workshops this month! Check out the Professional Development page for more information!

Our Professional Development Committee (PDC) has a new email! PDC inquiries can now be sent to:



Upcoming Events

Meet the Board

Ryan Scortt


Anne Lazenby

Vice President

Janelle Caspersen


Suzanne Lightbourn

Member Liaison

Karen Haddock


Jamie Hartung


Beth Lightbourn


About us

Alaska Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf strives to improve the interpreting community by offering numerous training opportunities and in-depth community involvement to better support Alaskan interpreters. 

Learn more on our About Us page!

Become a member

Join AKRID! Our membership cycle is from July 01 to June 30, annually. See our Membership page for details on how you can best support the Alaskan chapter of RID!

Learn more on our Membership page!

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