Association of Maine Interpreters and Translators

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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.

AMIT Core Values[edit]

  • The professional integrity, development and improvement of those interpreters and translators who provide interpreting and translation services in the state of Maine
  • The advancement of professional interpreters and translators in the state of Maine

AMIT Objectives[edit]

  • 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.

Board Members[edit]

Co-Chairs:

  • Suzanne Becque
  • Hope Valcarcel

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