Indiana Chapter of Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf 

State Affiliate Chapter of RID

ICRID Board of Directors



Diana Hankins is a 2020 Goshen College graduate with a BA in Sign Language interpreting. She grew up in Three Rivers, MI and still resides there. For her senior practicum she went out west to Oregon and interned for National Interpreting Service. If she isn’t interpreting you may find Diana with her friends, watching movies, or playing with her cat Moe and her dog Lucky

Vice President


Judy, teacher of Deaf/Hard of Hearing since 1984 & RID certified since 2000, was recipient of Indiana’s first “Judith Carson Outstanding Educational Interpreter Award” and “2012 RID Region III Distinguished Educational Interpreter Award”; served on the RID Educational Interpreter Task Force (EITF), Affiliate Chapter Relations Committee (ACRC), Indiana EITF and Indiana Deaf Education Committee; served as president, vice president & is the current secretary of Indiana RID; is passionate about quality interpreting services for Deaf/ Hard of Hearing students; Co-owner of C & C Connection, LLC, focusing on educational interpreters (training, skills evaluations & improvement plans). Judy & her husband, Gary, live in Indianapolis.


Members at Large

Antonette Needham CI/CT

Antonette Needham CI/CT is a 1992 graduate of Purdue University with a BS in Audiology and Speech Pathology, a BA in 1999 from Bethel University in ASL/English Interpreting, and an MLS in 2017 from IUSB. Antonette has been RID certified for over 10 years She has previously been an LTA for RID, served on the ICRID Board as Secretary, Chair of the Bylaws Committee, coordinated student representatives and presenters for the Annual Conference, and is a recipient of a 2003 ICRID Board award for her work with the Bylaws. She has been working as a VI for Sorenson since 2010. When not working, Antonette enjoys gardening, knitting, reading and paper quilling. She lives in South Bend, Indiana, with her husband, Andy and son, Christopher.

Molly Zook

Molly Zook is a graduate of Goshen College (2017) with a Bachelor's in American Sign Language Interpreting and General Biology. She is originally from Doylestown, OH but has bounced around the country since graduating, finally settling in Fort Wayne, IN. Currently, Molly is a staff interpreter for DeafLink, a Division of The League. At The League, Molly has interpreted in a multitude of settings that vary between K-12, secondary education, medical, performance, business, and DeafBlind. She loves meeting new people and connecting to them using their native language and learning about culture. It is because of this that she has pursued her career in interpreting. When not working, Molly loves to cook, play rugby with the local women's club, and hike with her dog, Nadia.

Emma Henderson is a 2020 Goshen College graduate with a BA in Sign Language Interpreting. She grew up in Cochranton, PA and Anderson, IN but now resides in the Michiana area. Her most recent adventure was interning at the Alaska School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Anchorage, Alaska for her senior practicum. Outside of interpreting, Emma enjoys hanging out with friends, jogging, and researching video game history. Emma is also involved with Digital Eve, an organization for women in computing science and technology.

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