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(as of February 26, 2018)

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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Tyrrell, Susan M.
Associate Member
ASL<>English
Cedar Rapids, IA
(319) 651-4674
styrrell@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
davidofbazen@mac.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@communityvoicesiowa.org

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

BOSNIAN

Krvavica, Zeljka
Charter Associate Member
Bosnian<>English; Serbian<>English; Croatian<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 250-4441
zijosuceska@mac.com

Habibic, Edita
Associate Member
Bosnian<>English; Serbian<>English; Croatian<>English; French<>English
West Des Moines, 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

Vallem, Razija P.
Active Member
Bosnian<>English; Croatian<>English; Serbian<>English
Waterloo, IA
(319) 504-1134
rpehlic@yahoo.com

BURMESE

Hpare, Mu
Associate Member
Karenni<>English; Kayan<>English; Burmese<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 520-2795
muhpare25@gmail.com
www.songbirdsinternational.com

CHINESE

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

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

FRENCH

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

Chenus, Thierry S.
Associate Member
French<>English
Davenport, IA
(563) 742-1910
zuneck@gmail.com

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

Rebahi, Lakhdar
Associate Member
Arabic<>English; French<>English
Johnston, IA
(515) 771-8269
lrebahi@mchsi.com

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

Habibic, Edita
Student Member
Bosnian<>English; Serbian<>English; Croatian<>English; French<>English
West Des Moines, IA
(515) 724-8236
editahabibic@gmail.com

GERMAN

Clark, Jeana M.
ATA-Certified Translator (German>English)
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

KAREN

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

KARENNI

Hpare, Mu
Associate Member
Karenni<>English; Kayan<>English; Burmese<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 520-2795
muhpare25@gmail.com
www.songbirdsinternational.com

KAYAN

Hpare, Mu
Associate Member
Karenni<>English; Kayan<>English; Burmese<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 520-2795
muhpare25@gmail.com
www.songbirdsinternational.com

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
davidofbazen@mac.com

PORTUGUESE

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

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

RUSSIAN

Alyamkina-James, Lyudmila M.
Associate Member
Russian<>English
Grimes, IA
(515) 259-4000
uralru87@yandex.ru

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

Sparks, Olga
Charter Associate Member
Russian<>English; Ukrainian<>English
Waukee, IA
(641) 751-1147
 its@translatorsiowa.com
www.translatorsiowa.com

SOMALI

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

SPANISH

Abreu, Jose A.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Iowa City, IA
(319) 936-0083
jabreu2@me.com

Albin, Rachel
IA-Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
(402) 560-6064
rachel.albin@gmail.com

Borts, Jr., Wyman, L.
NBCMI-Certified Medical Interpreter
 (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 988-4689
wyGlotLLC@gmail.com

Bryant, Wendy K.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 419-2664
wendykbryant@gmail.com

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

Curtis, Jennifer K.
Student Member
Spanish<English
Cedar Falla, IA
(515) 570-7656
curtijac@uni.edu

Feagan, Christine M.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Marshalltown, IA
(641) 750-3009
chrisfeag@marshallnet.com

Federow, Kara E.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Cedar Rapids, IA
(712) 240-0500
kara.federow@gmail.com

Fjeldheim, Geralynn S.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Sioux City, IA

Gannett-Sanchez, Kristin A.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Mason City, IA
(641) 424-0981
krisgannettsanchez@outlook.com

Gardner, Sara D.
IA-Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish)
Consortium Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish)
Corresponding Member
Spanish<>English
Belton, MO
(816) 761-5334
sgardner@interpreters24hours.com
www.interpreters24hours.com

Hillock, Patricia
Federally Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish<>English)
IA-Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish)
Charter 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

Ibarra, Gabriela
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 558-9980
GIbarra@communityvoicesiowa.org

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.
Corresponding Member
Spanish<>English
Saint Paul, MN

Koene, Piet J.
IA-Certified Court Interpreter (Spanish)
Active Member
Spanish<>English
Orange City, IA
(712) 707-7051
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) 255-9457
langanphd@aol.com

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

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

Nebel, Shirley A.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Washington, IA
(319) 653-8529
shirleyn@cloudburst9.net

Pagan, Rosa M.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Urbandale, IA
(515) 778-0950
rositampagan3@gmail.com

Pingel, Martha L.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Cedar Rapids, IA
(319) 929-9829
flinterpreting@gmail.com

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

Piper, Priscila P.
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 248-7250
ppiper@dmacc.edu

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

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

Ruiz, Franklin
Associate Member
Spanish<>English
Fairfield, IA
(641) 451-0095
franklinruiz1@yahoo.com

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

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

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
davidofbazen@mac.com

UKRANIAN

Sparks, Olga
Charter Associate Member
Russian<>English; Ukrainian<>English
Waukee, IA
(641) 751-1147
 its@translatorsiowa.com
www.translatorsiowa.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

Nguyen, Tri
Associate Member
Vietnamese<>English
Des Moines, IA
(515) 505-9018
tmn.diversified@gmail.com

 


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