Interpreters & Translators Associations

Looking for a place to call your professional home? Find the professional associations closest to you and join!
Looking for being more connected to the profession and what other associations are up to in the rest of the country? Pick one (or more) and join!
Often being part of their general distribution list is easy and free.

Associations are becoming very active around the country and worldwide, from posting news, to providing training or lobbying to the respective state legislators to raise the standards of our profession and more.

As a professional translator or interpreter, it is your obligation to support the profession as a whole. We all go stronger faster if we share common goal and united we push forward.

The list below is certainly not complete and we look for your help to let us know what we are missing. Email training@cescols.com if you have another resource we should add to this list.

State Level Associations

Arizona
American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association (ATISA)
Arizona Interpreter and Translators Association (AITA)

California
California Healthcare Interpreter Association (CHIA)
Northern California Translators Association

Colorado
Colorado Association of Professional Interpreters (CAPI)
Colorado Translators Association   

Florida
Florida Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Georgia
Medical Interpreter Network of Georgia (MING)

Idaho
Treasure Valley Interpreters Association (TVIA)

Illinois
Illinois Association of Healthcare Interpreters (IAHI)

Indiana
Northern Indiana Medical Interpreter Association (NIMIA)

Iowa
Iowa Interpreter and Translator Association (IITA)

Kentucky
South Eastern Medical Interpreters Association (SEMIA)
Kentucky Translator and Interpreter Association (KTIA)
Contact: Aida Juric, ajuric@archlou.org

Maine
Association of Maine Interpreters and Translators

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Medical Interpreter Association (MMIA)

Michigan
Michigan Translators/Interpreters Network (MiTIN)

Midwest
Midwest Association of Translators and Interpreters (MATI)

Minnesota
Upper Midwest Translators and Interpreters Association (UMTIA)

Nebraska
Nebraska Association for Translators and Interpreters (NATI)

New England
New England Translators Association (NETA)

New York
Multicultural Association of Medical Interpreters of Central New York (MAMI),
Contact: Cornelia Brown, cebrown@hamilton.edu
New York Association of Medical Interpreters (NYAMI)
Contact: Javier Gonzalez, jgonz67@cs.com
Association of Medical Interpreters of New York (AMINY)

Ohio
Community and Court Interpreters of the Ohio Valley (CCIO)

Oregon
Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association
Oregon Society of Translators and Interpreters

South Carolina
South Carolina Healthcare Interpreter Association (SCHIA)
Texas
Houston Interpreters & Translators Association  

Tennessee
Tennessee Association of Medical Interpreters and Translators (TAMIT)
Contact: esmarttrans@aol.com
351 Carysbrook Cove
Memphis, TN 38120
Tennessee Association of Professional Interpreters and Translators (TAPIT)

Texas
Austin Area Translators and Interpreters Association (AATIA)
Houston Interpreters and Translators Association (HITA)
Texas Association of Healthcare Interpreters and Translators (TAHIT)

Virginia
American Translators Association (ATA)

Washington
Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society (NOTIS)

National Level Associations

American Literary Translators Association 
American Translators Association      
Association of Language Companies
International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters
National Council on Interpreting in Health Care
InterpretAmerica
National Association of Judiciary Interpretes & Translators (NAJIT)
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf