Jon has been a member of Metro RID for several years but is a rookie on the Board. He grew up in the Bay Area, California in a deaf family. He graduated from Gallaudet University and has had a variety of career experiences including working at DCARA, a deaf services agency in California and teaching at MSSD, a deaf school in DC. Jon moved to NYC in 2007 and has been a full time freelance CDI since then. He specializes in legal interpreting. He also has coauthored a number of linguistics papers.
Fun Fact: Jon enjoys thru-hiking. He has gone on several multi-day wilderness trips but still has trouble starting fires the old fashioned way.
Contact Jon at Treasurer@nycmetrorid.org