Governance

Constitution, By-laws, GHID Forms, GHID Policies and Procedures and Officers of GHID:

Click below to see our Constitution and By-Laws. These documents govern our organization and are amended by a vote of the membership.

Constitution

By-Laws

GHID- Forms

GHID- Policies and Procedures 

Officers:

President – Kristina Rodriguez

Kristina Rodriguez
Kristina Rodriguez

Kristina Rodriguez is a recent graduate from the University of Houston where she completed her bachelors in American Sign Language Interpreting and minored in Health. During her time at U of H, Kristina was involved with the American Sign Language and Interpreting Club, and served as an officer for the organization for 3 years.  Born and raised in Houston and child of deaf adults, Kristina has been around sign language her whole life and is quite fond of the community here. While currently preparing to become a certified interpreter, she works as a pharmacy technician for HEB Grocery. She is delighted to start her new role with GHID as President.

First Vice President – Cain Chiasson

Second Vice President – Matt Dickens

Secretary – Toni Lynch

Treasurer – VACANT

If you are interested in serving on GHID board contact president@ghid.tsid.org

Professional Development Chair – Deanna Donaldson

Deanna Donaldson
Deanna Donaldson

Deanna Donaldson graduated from Western Oregon University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in ASL/Interpretation Training.  She has had over 10 years of experience working with the deaf/blind community in Seattle, Washington and Houston, Texas.  While living in Seattle, she had firsthand experience with the deaf/blind community.  Deanna demonstrated a deep passion for the deaf/blind community by socializing,and working as a Support Service Provider at the deaf/blind camp.  She also volunteer interprets for the deaf/blind here in Houston at various events.  She has worked for interpreting agencies for seven years as Staff Support and a Deaf Interpreter.  She was a valuable mentor to interns, worked as a team interpreter, and also worked closely with Professional Development, Community and Educational scheduling coordinators.  She enjoys wearing many different hats.  She has interpreted in educational, medical, and mental health settings.  Deanna had worked as an adjunct instructor in the ITP and involved Advisory ITTP as a representative for the deaf community at Lone Star College System.  She is looking forward to serving GHID and the community!

Chapter Representative/ Legislative Liaison – Ashley Henderson

Chairs:

Communications Committee Chair – LaToria Tinsley

LaToria Tinsley
LaToria Tinsley

 
Social Events Committee Chair – Marina Martinez

 

Scholarship Committee Chair – Kim Hunt

Student Committee Chair- Arlene Garcia

Student Liaisons

Houston Community College – Vacant

Lone Star College, Cy-fair – Vacant
Lone Star College, North Harris Campus- Vacant
University of Houston – Vacant