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International Chapters

If you are an interpreter who does not live in the US, you are eligible for a 1 year trial membership. (for NEW memberships, not renewals) 
The IMIA is committed to expanding internationally and encouraging members to join from all over the world.  This will enable you to have all the benefits and website access of members and then at the end of the period you can decide if you want to join the IMIA interpreters worldwide.
 
All you have to do is fill out the application form HERE and under notes just put 'international 1 year trial'. Please allow up to one week for application to be approved.

 


International Chapter Liaisons


Kazumi Takesako, IMIA Japan RepresentativeJapan Chapter

Kazumi Takesako
IMIA Japan Representative


Contact:  IMIAJapan@imiaweb.org

Visit the Japan page





   South Korea Chapter

   Gieun Oh
   IMIA South Korea Representative

   Contact:  Korea@imiaweb.org

   Visit the South Korea page



 
Eric Candle
Contact: ecandle@imiaweb.org.








Dennis Caffrey
Contact: Dcaffrey@imiaweb.org





 



Mylene Queiroz, IMIA Brazil RepresentativeBrazil Chapter

Mylene Queiroz
IMIA Brazil Representative


Contact:  IMIABrazil@imiaweb.org


Visit the Brazil page 


Andrew Clifford, IMIA Board MemberCanada Chapter

Andrew Clifford
IMIA Canada Representative


Contact:  IMIACanada@imiaweb.org


Visit the Canada page


 Lin Zhang, IMIA Beijing RepresentativeChina Chapter - Beijing

Lin Zhang
IMIA Beijing Representative


Contact: IMIABeijing@imiaweb.org

Visit the Bejing page


Ester Leung, IMIA Hong Kong RepresentativeChina Chapter - Hong Kong

Ester Leung
IMIA Hong Kong Representative


Contact:  IMIAHongKong@imiaweb.org

Visit the Hong Kong page


   Costa Rica Chapter

   
Evelyn Cervantes
   IMIA Costa Rica Representative
   
   
Contact: Costarica@imiaweb.org

IMIA Egypt RepresentativeEgypt Chapter

Manal Abunar
IMIA Egypt Representative

Contact:  Egypt@imiweb.org

Visit the Egypt page


Ravi Kumar, IMIA India RepresentativeIndia Chapter

Ravi Kumar
IMIA India Representative


Contact:  IMIAIndia@imiaweb.org

Visit the India page


Italy Chapter

Maurizio Di Fresco
IMIA Italy Representative

Contact: IMIAItaly@imiaweb.org 


Visit the Italy page



 IMIA Russian RepresentativeRussia Chapter

Sergey A. Popkov, M.D., Ph.D, Dr.Med.Sci
IMIA Russia Representative


Contact: IMIARussia@imiaweb.org

Visit the Russia page 



Dr. Lolie Makhubu, IMIA South Africa RepresentativeSouth Africa Chapter

Lolie Makhubu
IMIA South Africa Representative


Contact:  IMIASouthAfrica@imiaweb.org

Visit the South Africa page



Spain Chapter

Bárbara Navaza
IMIA Spain Representative

Contact:  IMIASpain@imiaweb.org

Visit Spain page
 



IMIA is Seeking International Representatives

Cuba
Israel
Mexico

and more!!

The IMIA does not yet have a state representative in every state, nor a country representative in each country but we are growing rapidly with your involvement!

The responsibilities of an IMIA International Chapter Chair are:
- To represent the IMIA members in their country
- To promote the profession and the IMIA organization in their country to non-members
- To enable and coordinate IMIA Symposiums in their country
- Act as a liaison with the IMIA country members and with regional and national organizations interested in language access by forming strategic alliances
- Moderate periodic conference calls with members of their country (could be bimonthly or quarterly)
- Act as our liaison to keep the IMIA Executive Board informed of what is happening in your country
- To attend monthly or quarterly IMIA country rep meetings via conference call - Schedule TBD (Skype accounts are highly recommended for county reps)
- To attend yearly Country Representative face-to-face meeting at IMIA conference in October
- To agree to a term of two years concurrent with Board elections
- Update country page on IMIA website with information relevant to national initiatives and organizations
- Other initiatives as deemed necessary for the specific needs of their country

Responsibilities of Vice-Chair:
To assist the chair in all the tasks listed for chair as required, including chairing a meeting for the chapter should the chair not be able to attend.
Qualifications: Same as Chair


Requirements for IMIA Representation
 

Additional Documents

>FREE 1 Year Trial IMIA Membership for Interpreters Outside the US

>IMIA Representative Evaluation Form

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