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This profile was last updated on 11/5/09  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Mr. Richard Laurion

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Email: r***@***.edu

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
  • Committee Member
  • Board Member
    state and national boards for interpreter education
  • Advisor
    state and national boards for interpreter education
  • Member
    Minnesota Commission


  • BA , Organizational Management
    Concordia University of St. Paul
28 Total References
Web References
RID - National Task Force on Deaf Blind Interpreting, 5 Nov 2009 [cached]
Richard Laurion, NCIEC
Paula Gajewski, 7 April 2007 [cached]
Richard Laurion, Vice-President
Richard Laurion, CI & CT, has a BA in Organizational Management from Concordia University of St. Paul.He has 28 years experience managing services in education, government agencies, for-profit and not-for-profit businesses.Richard has spent more than half his professional career developing and providing volunteer services to professional associations serving interpreters, Deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind individuals.
Richard has been interpreting since 1983 and has been mentoring and teaching interpreters since 1988.He recently completed 8 years of service on the Board of Directors for the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID).At RID, he helped to develop RID's Certification Maintenance Program and was involved in the last four generations of the RID Generalist Written Test.
Much of Richard's career has been focused on the needs of interpreters living in rural or remote areas.He has distinguished himself by developing innovative and creative professional development programs for interpreters.Since 1998, Richard's efforts have been directed to building the educational programs and products offered through SLICES.Much of this work has focused on building resources for effective Mentoring.Richard is proud to be a mentor and to continue partnership with other developing mentors.Richard has a wealth of information upon which he will draw to help you meet your training goals.
RID - Professional Development Committee, 5 Nov 2009 [cached]
Richard Laurion
New Page 1, 24 Aug 2006 [cached]
Richard Laurion, CI, CT, NIC Advanced
Richard has been in the Interpreting Profession since 1983.Much of his career has been working as an Interpreter Advocate and Coordinator for the State of Minnesota, then his own business and currently for the College of St. Catherine.While with the state, a large portion of his time was spent in Greater Minnesota learning about the unique complications faced by interpreters in rural or remote locations.As an Interpreter Coordinator, he distinguished himself by developing innovative and creative professional development programs for interpreters.Richard is a graduate of Concordia University of St. Paul and St. Paul Technical College.He has had many unique opportunities to serve the field of interpreting which include: 6 years on the Minnesota RID Board of Directors, 14 years as an advisory committee member to the interpreter education programs at: St. Paul Technical College, Itasca Community College and the RSA Region V Federal Interpreter Education Project.Richard has served 8 years on the Board of Directors for the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, where he served at Secretary/Treasurer and Vice President.He was appointed by the Governor of Minnesota to serve as a member of the Minnesota Commission Serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing People, and served one term as its Chairperson.In 1998, he established SLICES: Sign Language Interpretation, Consultation & Education Services, with Paula Gajewski for the purpose of designing and developing educational products and programs for sign language interpreters and their professional development.He is now the Project Manager for the Collaborative for the Advancement of Interpreting Excellence (CATIE) Center housed at the College of St. Catherine.He is also president and founder of Associates of St. Anthony Park and
Writers | Street Leverage [cached]
Richard Laurion
Richard Laurion, MA, CI/CT, NIC Advanced, has been an American Sign Language interpreter since 1983. He currently manages federal, state, and foundation grants through the CATIE Center at St. Catherine University. Richard has distinguished himself as an interpreter, interpreter educator, advocate, project coordinator and grants manager. He has served as a director or advisor on state and national boards for interpreter education, RID, performing arts groups as well as serving as the chairperson for the Minnesota Commission Serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing People. He is the Director of Programming and Operations for the CATIE Center at St. Catherine University. As an interpreter, Richard specializes in health care interpreting and operates his own interpreting and consulting business called Associates of Saint Anthony Park, Ltd.
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