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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Locke, Joan
Active Member
ASL<>English
Cedar Rapids, IA

Tyrrell, Susan M.
Active Member
ASL<>English
Cedar Rapids, IA
(319) 651-4674
styrrell@handsupcommunications.com

Williams, Amy
Active Member
ASL<>English
Cedar Rapids, IA
(319) 213-9920
amyw@handsupcommunications.com

AMHARIC

Tesfatsion, Yonas S.
Associate Member
Amharic<>English; Tigrigna<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-525-3417
yonassimon74@gmail.com

Fafi, David M.
Associate Member
English<>Amharic; English<>Tigrigna; English<>Kunama
Des Moines, IA
(702) 677-9584
kunamainterpreting.com
info@kunamainterpreting.com

ARABIC

Abumaizer-Scheetz, Hala
Associate Member
Arabic<>English
Cedar Rapids, IA
(319) 360-0217
halaascheetz@gmail.com

Ghono, Mona
Associate Member
Arabic<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-558-9979
mghono@everystep.org

Qamhieh, Hekmat
Associate Member
Arabic<>English
Ames, IA
515-451-3947
hekmatq@homtail.com

Rebahi, Lakhdar
Associate Member
Arabic<>English; French<>English
Johnston, IA
515-771-8269
lrebahi13@gmail.com

BOSNIAN

Anic-Martinez, Nada
Associate Member
Bosnian<>English; Serbian<>English; Croatian<>English; Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-494-7889
realtimeinterpretations@gmail.com

Habibic, Edita
Associate Member
Bosnian<>English; Serbian<>English; Croatian<>English; French<>English
Windsor Heights, IA
515-724-8236
editahabibic@gmail.com

Lofthus, Karmela
IA-Certified Court Interpreter (Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian)
Active Member
Bosnian<>English; Croatian<>English; Serbian<>English
Windsor Heights, IA
515-447-1994
karmelakl@crosslinkinterpreting.com

CHINESE

Adcock, Qing S.
NBCMI-Certified Medical Interpreter
 (Mandarin)
Active Member
Chinese Mandarin<>English
Ames, IA
(515) 441-1173
ifc.sunny@gmail.com

Liu, Dongwang
Associate Member
Chinese Mandarin<>English; French<English
Coralville, IA
319-400-8478
dongwang-liu@uiowa.edu

Meng, Qingli
Associate Member
Chinese Mandarin<>Englsih
Cedar Falls, IA
(704) 604-5276
ztmeng99@yahoo.com

FRENCH

Chenus, Angela E.
Consortium Certified Court Interpreter (French)
Active Member
French<>English
Davenport, IA
563-528-3900
bc.angela@gmail.com

Habibic, Edita
Associate Member
Bosnian<>English; Serbian<>English; Croatian<>English; French<>English
Windsor Heights, IA
515-724-8236
editahabibic@gmail.com

Karangwa, Claudien
Associate Member
Swahili<>English; Kirundi<>English; Kinyarwanda<>English; French<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-724-1606
ckarangwa@everystep.org

Rebahi, Lakhdar
Associate Member
Arabic<>English; French<>English
Johnston, IA
515-771-8269
lrebahi13@gmail.com

Roalson, Craig V.
Associate Member
French<>English
Cedar Rapids, IA
319-360-7420
croalson@icloud.com

GERMAN

Clark, Jeana M.
ATA-Certified Translator (German>English)
Honorary Active Member
German<>English
Pella, IA
641-780-5173
jeana@klarlingua.com
www.klarlingua.com

Schmitz, Christian
ATA-Certified Translator (English>German)
Charter Active Member
German<>English
Iowa City, IA
(319) 337-4943
translation@mchsi.com

HINDI

Jha, Manita
Associate Member
Nepali<>English; Urdu<>English; Hindi<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 561-9622
mjha@everystep.org

Varanasi, Subbanna
Active Member
Telugu<>English; Hindi<>English; Urdu<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 450-7052
subbu515@gmail.com

KAREN

Paw, Mtee
Associate Member
Karen<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 558-9949
mpaw@everystep.org

KIRUNDI

Karangwa, Claudien
Associate Member
Swahili<>English; Kirundi<>English; Kinyarwanda<>English; French<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-724-1606
ckarangwa@communityvoiceiowa.org

KOREAN

Mardorf, Eunice
Associate Member
Korean<>English
Cedar Rapids, IA
(319) 321-6450
eunice.mardorf@gmail.com

KUNAMA

Fafi, David M.
Associate Member
English<>Amharic; English<>Tigrigna; English<>Kunama
Des Moines, IA
(702) 677-9584
kunamainterpreting.com
info@kunamainterpreting.com

NEPALI

Jha, Manita
Associate Member
Nepali<>English; Urdu<>English; Hindi<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 561-9622
mjha@everystep.org

PORTUGUESE

Pohl, Denise
Associate Member
Portuguese<>English; Portuguese<>Spanish; Spanish<English
Johnston, IA
(515) 661-8384
pohl.denise@gmail.com

Wedeking, Suzanne
Active Member
Spanish<>English; Portuguese<>English
suzanne.wedeking@gmail.com

Wilson, Jeffery L.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English; Portuguese<English
Ankeny, IA
515-707-0644
jeff@crossingbordersintl.com
www.crossingbordersintl.com

RUSSIAN

Chesney, Sofia
Associate Member
Russian<>English
Cedar Rapids, IA
319-784-7460
sofiachesney@gmail.com

Khloptseva-Irving, Maria V.
Active Member
Russian<>English
Urbandale, IA
515-720-9900
maria@vostokinternational.com
www.vostokinternational.com

SOMALI

Warsame, Mohamed
Active Member
Somali<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-867-9630
mohwar54@gmail.com

SPANISH

Anic-Martinez, Nada
Associate Member
Bosnian<>English; Serbian<>English; Croatian<>English; Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-494-7889
realtimeinterpretations@gmail.com

Borts, Jr., Wyman, L.
Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI-Spanish) since 2012
Translation Specialist in Health Care and Biomedical Sciences
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-988-4689
wy@wyglot.space

Casso-Kotlarz, Maria M.
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Fort Dodge, IA
(515) 576-5069
11ckmk11@gmail.com

Christianson, Ana X.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Mason City, IA
641-425-0544
anaxochiltzamora@yahoo.com

Corson, Forrest
Charter Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-277-6058
forrest.corson@langtechinc.com
www.langtechinc.com

Fitzgerald, Dorcas
NBCMI-Certified Medical Interpreter (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Ankeny, IA
515-202-8805
dorcas.fitzgerald@unitypoint.org

Gonzalez, Hazel L.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Denison, IA
712-460-0850
hazel@zuppandzupp.com

Hillock, Patricia
Federally Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish<>English)
IA-Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish)
Charter Honorary Active Member
Spanish<>English
Urbandale, IA
515-314-6021
ph3929@gmail.com

Hurtarte, Syra
CCHI-Certified Healthcare Interpreter (Spanish)
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
North Liberty, Iowa
319-626-2196
gedneygua@gmail.com

Jennings, Marissa G.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Ankeny, IA
515-664-5394
marissa.g.jennings@gmail.com
www.iowatranslator.com

Jorge-Hugg, Emilia
NBCMI-Certified Medical Interpreter (Spanish)
CCHI-Certified Healthcare InterpreterTM (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-289-1746
emiliahugg@hotmail.com      

Jurado Lopez, Atilio E.
CCHI-Certified Healthcare InterpreterTM (Spanish)
Corresponding Member
Spanish<>English
Saint Paul, MN

Koene, Piet J.
IA-Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Orange City, IA
712-441-5857
koene@nwciowa.edu

Krukow, Azenet
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Marshalltown, IA
515-450-3680
azenetkrukow@yahoo.com

Kuennen, Todd R.
CCHI-Certified Healthcare InterpreterTM (Spanish)
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
North Liberty, IA
319-493-5355
todd-kuennen@uiowa.edu

Dr. Langan, Katherine
NBCMI-Certified Medical Interpreter (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-770-1469
langanphd@aol.com

Letran-Rios, Eva
Student Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA

Dr. Lugo, Delia I.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Clive, IA
301-606-3488
deliaineslugo@aol.com

Maguina, Maria C.
Active Member
Spanish<>English
West Des Moines, IA
515-447-7432
spanishasap.dm@gmail.com

Maldonado, Americo
IA-Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Rockwell, IA
641-430-5604
eastcoasthonor@gmail.com

Melendez, Francisco R.
IA-Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish)
Charter Active Member
Spanish<>English
West Des Moines, IA
515-988-3797
ficolisto@gmail.com

Morton, Mercedes
CCHI-Certified Healthcare InterpreterTM (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-491-6699
mortonmm584@gmail.com

Piper, Michael J.
Charter Honorary Active Member
Spanish<>English; French<>English; French<>Spanish

Pohl, Denise
Associate Member
Portuguese<>English; Portuguese<>Spanish; Spanish<English
Johnston, IA
515-661-8384
pohl.denise@gmail.com

Ritchie, Patricia
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Denison, IA
(712) 263-5551
patricia@zuppandzupp.com

Rickl, Johanna M.
Charter Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Davenport, IA

Salvat, Alina
Consortium Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Johnston, IA
515-270-1597
alina.salvat@icloud.com

Toft, Evelyn
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Fairfield, IA
641-209-3787
evietoft@gmail.com

Tracy, David
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Urbandale, IA
808-315-5945
davidallentracy@gmail.com

Van Beek, Michelle
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Sioux City, IA
712-460-0850
michelle.palafox96@gmail.com

Van De Berg, Weston
CCHI-Certified Healthcare InterpreterTM (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Orange City, IA
712-441-1176
weston.vandeberg@gmail.com

Vargas-Ver Ploeg, Patricia E.
NBCMI-Certified Medical Interpreter (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, Iowa
515-314-0287
pvp@verploegarch.com

Villegas, Blanca E.
CCHI-Certified Healthcare InterpreterTM (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Storm Lake, IA

Wedeking, Suzanne
Active Member
Spanish<>English; Portuguese<>English
suzanne.wedeking@gmail.com

Wilson, Jeffery L.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English; Portuguese<English
Ankeny, IA
515-707-0644
jeff@crossingbordersintl.com
www.crossingbordersintl.com

Zucker, George
Federally Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish<>English)
Charter Honorary Active Member
Spanish<>English

SWAHILI

Karangwa, Claudien
Associate Member
Swahili<>English; Kirundi<>English; Kinyarwanda<>English; French<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-724-1606
ckarangwa@communityvoiceiowa.org

Ouya, Veronica
Associate Member
Swahili<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-505-9782
vouya@olccounsultancy.com

TELUGU

Varanasi, Subbanna
Active Member
Telugu<>English; Hindi<>English; Urdu<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 450-7052
subbu515@gmail.com

TIGRIGNA

Tesfatsion, Yonas S.
Associate Member
Amharic<>English; Tigrigna<>English
Des Moines, IA
515-525-3417
yonassimon74@gmail.com

Fafi, David M.
Associate Member
English<>Amharic; English<>Tigrigna; English<>Kunama
Des Moines, IA
(702) 677-9584
kunamainterpreting.com
info@kunamainterpreting.com

URDU

Jha, Manita
Associate Member
Nepali<>English; Urdu<>English; Hindi<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 561-9622
mjha@everystep.org

Varanasi, Subbanna
Active Member
Telugu<>English; Hindi<>English; Urdu<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 450-7052
subbu515@gmail.com

VIETNAMESE

Nguyen, Lan T.
Associate Member
Vietnamese<>English
Marion, IA
319-213-1073
lanphungn@gmail.com

Nguyen, Long H.
Associate Member
Vietnamese<>English
Marion, IA
319-213-1209
lhnguyen52@gmail.com

 


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