June B. Backer, CSC
June is President of Nationwide Interpreter Resource, headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. In 1986, June received her degree in Sign Language Interpreting from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), in Rochester, New York, and in 1987 received national certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). After eleven years in the community as a freelance interpreter, June opened Nationwide Interpreter Resource (NIR), in 1997, providing sign language interpreting services throughout the country.
June can be contacted at: JBacker@InterpreterResource.com
Judy Beldon-Feldman, CSC, NIC-M
Judy received her A.A.S. in interpreting from Akron University and her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Maryland. Judy worked twelve years as a staff interpreter at Gallaudet University. She has worked in various settings including K-12 interpreting, VRS management, also working as a professional interpreter for over 31 years. Judy is a CODA (child of Deaf adults) and has over 25 family members who are Deaf. She lives with her husband Dave, their two daughters, Olivia and Molly and dog, Vader.
Judy can be contacted at: JBFeldman@InterpreterResource.com
Silvia worked at the Deaf Service Center of Palm Beach County as the Department Coordinator of Client Assistance/Advocacy for 30 years. Silvia used her experience as a mother of a Deaf child, as well as her fluency in Spanish, to provide services advocating and educating the community about Deaf rights. A native of Cuba, Silvia moved to the USA in 1973 with her husband Leo and daughters Elda and Fili. Silvia has three grandchildren.
Silvia can be contacted at: SGarcia@InterpreterResource.com
Sandra Mahoney, CSC
Sandra received a B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University, a BSBA in Management and an MBA in Finance from Bryant University. Sandra comes to us with 40 years of professional interpreting experience, as well as many years as an educator of interpreters. Sandra served as a staff interpreter at Gallaudet, and taught in their Interpreter Program. Sandra is a CODA (child of Deaf adults), and has a large family of Deaf relatives and interpreters. She has two children, and cherishes her time with her nine grandchildren. Sandra lives with her husband Leo and dog, Cupcake.
Sandra can be contacted at: SMahoney@InterpreterResource.com
Yvonne studied Advertising and Media Arts, receiving an Associate of Arts degree from the Art Institute. In the 90’s, Yvonne worked as a Production Manager, Photographer, and Graphic Designer. After additional courses in Business Administration, Business Tax and Computer Software, Yvonne became a Quick Books agent, and a Senior Financial Client Associate in the financial securities industry Yvonne enjoys her time with her daughter and granddaughter.
Yvonne can be contacted at: NIR@InterpreterResource.com
Brooke completed her B.A. in Critical Humanities at the University of Central Florida. During her undergraduate experience she learned about Deaf culture and American Sign Language as a member of ASL Knights, attending FRID (Florida Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf), Silent Weekend conferences, and visiting Florida School for the Deaf and Blind. She is currently enrolled in Miami Dade College’s Sign Language Interpreter Training Program.
Brooke can be contacted at: BLaturno@InterpreterResource.com
Carol Lee Federowicz