Join us for our annual business meeting!

Saturday, June 18 – 9:30am-12:30pm

Columbia Public Library ~ 100 W.  Broadway ~ Meeting Room A ~ Columbia, MO  65203

This is the meeting where membership votes!  Do you have items for the agenda?
Please sumbit to by June 8 at 5pm.

Call for officer nominations:  

  • president
  • vice president
  • central region representative
  • southwest region representative
  • member at large
Check out Article IV of the bylaws to learn about eligibility and duties for these offices.  Please submit your nominations to by June 8 at 5pm.
Include the name of your nominee and they reason for your nomination.

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 New MO-RID Email Addresses

Due to continued difficulty in accessing the emails, MO-RID has switched to Gmail.
The naming convention is  or

All links on this website should be updated.  See our “Meet the Board” page for a sample.

Stay in the know!

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Check out the minutes from our first quarter board meeting!

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The RID Region IV conference is July 20-24 in Houston, TX.  Last day for early bird registration is May 31!

Check out our calendar of events for links to the latest updates!


One of the best ways to give back to the Deaf community is to improve interpreting standards.

We are a member-driven organization that can only be as successful as our volunteers.  Please consider becoming an active participant in your RID affiliate chapter.

 The following board positions are open:

  • Central Region Representative
  • Southwest Region Representative
  • Member at Large

Visit our bylaws beginning at Article IV for more information for board service.  Additional information can be found in our policies and procedures manual (PPM).

We also need committee volunteers:

  • Bylaws
  • Fundraising
  • Media
  • Membership
  • Professional Development

For more information on the positions, contact vice president Lisa Bolding Ballenger at

 Interested in MO-RID’s CDI scholarship?

Email for more information or to refer a friend!