The Association of Maine Interpreters and Translators is an organization based in Bangor, Maine, with meetings occurring monthly at the Eastern Maine Medical Center. The association is dedicated to the professional development of interpreters and translators in the state of Maine, and has about 30 members within the state.
To advocate and promote the recognition of interpreting and translating as professions in the State of Maine
To advocate for State of Maine legislation requiring the use of qualified interpreters and translators
To advocate for and promote the use of interpreters and translators living and working in the state of Maine
To protect and safeguard the interests of the professional interpreter and translator working in the State of Maine
To follow and adhere to the AMIT Code of Ethics for Interpreters and Translators and those listed in the Maine Medical Assistance Manual: Appendix #1, for those professional interpreters and translators practicing in the State of Maine
To advocate for certification and competence in the practice of interpreting and translating, and
To serve as a resource for interpreters and translators in Maine via meetings, workshops, an annual conference and other activities to promote education, networking, and cooperation among members.