Healthy Communities

Advisory Board for Interpreters for the Deaf

Ark. Code Ann. § 20-14-804 creates the Advisory Board for Interpreters between Hearing Individuals and Individuals who are Deaf, Deafblind, Hard of Hearing, or Oral Deaf, which consists of seven (7) members appointed by the Secretary of the Arkansas Department of Health.

The Board's purpose is to ensure that individuals who are Deaf, Deafblind, Hard of Hearing, or Oral Deaf and those they communicate with may depend upon competent, reliable interpreting services.

Advisory Board Members

Name Contact Info Constituency Term Expiration
Carel Dunaway, Chairperson carel128@yahoo.com Deaf Citizen 12.31.20
Stephanie Ott steph.ott@gmail.com Interpreter 04.30.23
Daisy Dippel daisykayp@yahoo.com Interpreter 12.31.21
Debbie Pearce debbie4pearce@yahoo.com Interpreter 12.31.22
Nancy Quinn jbquinn43@msn.com Interpreter 12.31.21
Arthur Babin adbabin@sbcglobal.net Deaf Citizen 12.31.22

Committees

Licensure Committee Investigation Committee Budget/Fee Ad Hoc Committee Technology Committee
Stephanie Ott Arthur Babin Arthur Babin Stephanie Ott
Debbie Pearce Daisy Dippel Nancy Quinn Carel Dunaway
Daisy Dippel Nancy Quinn n/a n/a

Resources & Forms

Rules for Interpreters Between Hearing Individuals and Individuals who are Deaf, Deafblind, Hard of Hearing, or Oral Deaf
Act 1314
Arkansas Interpreter Licensure Application
Arkansas Provisional Licensure Application
Complaint Form
Licensed Qualified and Provisional Interpreters
Arkansas Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (ARID)

Board Minutes

02.28.20 | Minutes
11.01.19 | Minutes
02.01.19 | Minutes

For additional information, email us, or contact us by phone at 501-280-4790.

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