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State Chapters

If your state is not listed below, please feel to contact one of the following IMIA Representatives:

Eric Candle, IMIA State Chapter Chair Liaison, IMIA New York State Chapter Chair, IMIA Board Member

Anastasia Antoniou, IMIA State Chapter Chair Liaison
Oscar Comulada, IMIA Alabama RepresentativeState Chapter Chair:
Oscar Comulada, CMI

Visit the Alabama page 

ArkansasState Chapter Chair:
Iliana Rivera

Visit the Arkansas page 

California State RepresentativeState Chapter Chair:
Amani Zaki

Visit the California page 

Colorado State RepresentativeState Chapter Chair:
Nelly Berg

Visit the Colorado page 

State Chapter Vice Chair:
Dr. Lizbeth Mendoza

Connecticut - Vacant

Visit the Connecticut page

IMIA Delaware Vice Chapter ChairState Chapter Vice Chair:
Leah daPonte

Visit the Delaware page

IMIA Florida RepresentativeState Chapter Chair:
Emily Dalerta

Visit the Florida page

Georgia State Chapter Vice ChairState Chapter Chair:
Berthine Crèvecoeur West​

Visit the Georgia page

Hawaii State Chapter Vice ChairState Chapter Chair:
Yuka Lysiuk​

Visit the Hawaii page

Illinois - Vacant

Visit the Illinois page

Indiana - Vacant 

Visit the Indiana page 

Kansas - Vacant

Visit the Kansas page

John LaMar ColeState Chapter Chair:
John LaMar Cole

Visit the Kentucky page

Louisiana - Vacant

Visit the Louisiana page

Maine - Vacant

Visit the Maine page 

State Chapter Chair:
Kathy Howell

Visit the Maryland page 

Randa Yazbeck, IMIA Massachusetts RepresentativeState Chapter Chair:
Randa Yazbeck

Visit the Massachusetts page 

State Chapter Vice Chair:
Hoda Elshibiny

Michigan - Vacant

Visit the Michigan page

Judith CustodioState Chapter Chair:
Judith Custodio

Visit the Minnesota page

SNataliya Holentate Chapter Vice Chair:
Nataliya Holen

Darren Reed, IMIA Mississippi RepresentativeState Chapter Chair:
Darren Reed

Visit the Mississippi page 

 New Hampshire - Vacant

Visit the New Hampshire page

New York
Eric Candle, IMIA New York RepresentativeState Chapter Chair:
Eric Candle

Visit the New York page 

North Carolina
NC State Chapter Chair
State Chapter Chair:
Karla Pereira

Visit the North Carolina page

Ohio State RepresentativeState Chapter Chair:
Dr. John Makary

Visit the Ohio page 

Oregon - Vacant

Visit the Oregon page

PA State RepresentativeState Chapter Chair:
Gerardo Lazaro

Visit the Pennsylvania page 

Rhode Island - 

Visit the Rhode Island page

South Carolina
State Chapter Chair:

Jeannette Houchens

Visit the South Carolina page

State Chapter Chair:

Dennis Caffrey

Visit the Tennessee page 

State Chapter Chair:
Valerie Mayer

Visit the Texas page 

Rosemary Rodriguez, IMIA Virginia RepresentativeState Chapter Chair:
Rosemary Rodriguez

Visit the Virginia page 

Washington, DC - 

Visit the Washington, DC page

Washington - 

 Visit the Washington State page 

Wisconsin State RepresentativeState Chapter Chair:
Sussy Orue

Visit the Wisconsin page 


IMIA is Seeking State and International Representatives

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 State Chapter Chair are:
- To represent the IMIA members in their state
- To promote the profession and the IMIA organization in their state to non-members
- To enable and coordinate IMIA Symposiums in their state
- Act as a liaison with the IMIA state members and with state organizations interested in language access by forming strategic alliances with these organizations
- Moderate periodic conference calls with members of their state (could be bimonthly or quarterly)
- Our liaison to keep the Executive Board informed of what is happening in your state
- To attend monthly IMIA Chapter Chair meetings via conference calls on the third Thursday of each month at 8:00 pm EST
- To attend yearly State Rep face-to-face meeting at IMIA conference in October
- To agree to a term of two years concurrent with Board elections
- Update state webpage on IMIA website with information relevant to state initiatives and regional and state organizations
- Other initiatives as deemed necessary for the specific needs of their state

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 to Apply for Leadership

Questions may be directed to

Additional Documents

>IMIA Representative Evaluation Form

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