Summit Speakers & Panelists

  • Ignatius Bau, J.D.

    Master of Ceremonies at the Summit; Independent consultant, CA

  • Mara Youdelman, J.D.

    Keynote speaker; Managing Attorney, National Health Law Program, Washington D.C.
    CCHI's Founding Commissioner

  • Johanna Parker, M.A., CHI™-Spanish

    Keynote speaker; Lead Interpreter for Education and Training, Stanford Health Care, CA

  • Katharine Allen, M.A.

    Panelist; Co-president of InterpretAmerica, CA

  • Catherine Anderson, M.A.

    Panelist; Manager of Language and Cultural Services department, Jewish Vocational Service of Kansas City, MO
    CCHI's Founding Commissioner

  • Zarita Araujo-Lane, MSW, LICSW

    Panelist; President & founder of Cross Cultural Communication Systems, Inc. ™, MA

  • Marjory A. Bancroft, M.A.

    Panelist; Director & Founder of Cross-Cultural Communications, MD

  • Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, M.A., CHI™-Spanish

    Chief Diversity Officer at UW Health, WI
    CCHI's Founding Commissioner

  • Frederick Bw’Ombongi

    Panelist; Vice President Access Management, Allina Health, MN
    CCHI's Founding Commissioner

  • Kathleen Diamond, M.A.

    Panelist; Consultant, VA
    CCHI's Founding Commissioner

  • José García, CD, CHI™

    Panelist; Language Access Services Manager, Northern Inyo Healthcare District, CA

  • Ludmila “Mila” Rusakova Golovine

    Panelist; President and CEO, MasterWord, TX

  • Richard Laurion, M.A., CI & CT, NIC Advanced

    Panelist; CATIE Center Director, MN

  • Alejandro Maldonado, M.A., CHI™-Spanish, CCP

    Panelist; President, Avante Enterprises, LLC, & LEP Coordinator, State of Minnesota Department of Human Services, MN
    CCHI's Founding Commissioner

  • Tim Moriarty, MPA, CHI™-Spanish, CMI

    Panelist; System Manager of Interpreter & Translation Services, Baystate Health, MA

  • Kristin Quinlan

    Panelist; CEO, Certified Languages International, OR

  • William P. Rivers, Ph.D.

    Panelist; Executive Director, Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Language and International Studies, Washington D.C.

  • Cynthia E. Roat, MPH

    Panelist; Consultant, WA

  • Angélica Villagrán de Gonzales

    Panelist; Interpreter Services Supervisor-VMI, Stanford Health Care, CA

  • Current CCHI Commissioners


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