OSTI 2015 Conference coming soon!

Fall Greetings! This is Erin, member of OSTI’s Continuing Education Committee and one of the organizers for our 2nd annual conference Building the Vocabulary of Success on October 9th (evening only) and 10th (all day). The big event… Read More

OSTI represents members at the Association of Legal Professionals

On September 25 and 26, Lois Feuerle and Helen Eby will be attending the NALS conference in North Bend, Oregon, representing OSTI. We will be explaining the importance of working with certified interpreters and translators, and developing relationships… Read More

OSTI first candidates for election

The following members have submitted their nominations to the Nominating Committee, and are candidates for Vice President and Treasurer. The elections will be held at the OSTI Annual Meeting, which is part of the OSTI Annual Conference on… Read More

On First Taking the ATA Certification Exam

by Denise Fainberg, an OSTI member from Bend, Oregon On May 2, 2015, I entered a classroom at North Seattle Community College—not without some trepidation—to take the American Translators Association certification exam. A handful of aspirants of varying… Read More

OSTI July Board meeting

The OSTI board met, and we have posted the minutes on the site. Plese check them here! OSTI Minutes july 6 2014.rvjul10HE

Medical interpreting promotes understanding

Medical Interpreters put the “I understand” in medical visits, sometimes helping to save lives in the process. Mary Owen, a reporter for the Northwest Boomer and Senior News, interviewed interpreters in Portland and Salem to report to the… Read More

OSTI Interpreters interpret for Nobel Laureate

On April 16, OSTI Spanish Interpreters Helen Eby, Jazmin Manjarrez and Heidi Schmaltz, all Medical Interpreters, were honored to interpret for Nobel Laureate Dr. Rigoberta Menchú Tum at Jefferson High School. See the pictures here! For us, the… Read More

OSTI launches first election cycle

The OSTI Board is proud to announce its first nominating committee: Danna Garcia Jeanette Poston Heidi Schmaltz Please support them through the elections process, as listed in this document. This document was developed based on our bylaws, which… Read More