About Us

We Can Do It!We are a passionate, forward-moving organization. We:

Nurture creativity through trust and support.
Energize excellence through cutting-edge learning opportunities.
Respect diversity by embracing all interpreters.
Invent destiny through honoring the past, living in the present and looking forward to the future.
Desire change through collaborative shared experience.

We live with integrity.
We are dedicated to fostering growth.
We perpetuate the outrageous.
We are the change we want to see.

 2021 neRID Board


President Tina Work president@nebraskarid.org Crystal Pierce
Vice President Katrina Watton vicepresident@nebraskarid.org Tina Work
Secretary Judy Gouldsmith secretary@nebraskarid.org Jamy Elker
Treasurer Deborah Teller treasurer@nebraskarid.org Deborah Teller
Central/Western Area Representative Vacant centralwestar@nebraskarid.org Vacant
Northeast Area Representative Karen Blank northeastar@nebraskarid.org Jenny Wood
Metro Area Representative Morgan Miller metroar@nebraskarid.org Pamela Duncan
Southeast Area Representative Margie Propp southeastar@nebraskarid.org Ben Sparks
Membership Deb Teller membership@nebraskarid.org Deb Teller
Professional Development Vacant conferences@nebraskarid.org Tina Work
Publications Thomas W. Beyer publications@nebraskarid.org Thomas W. Beyer
Past President Crystal Pierce pastpresident@nebraskarid.org Thomas W. Beyer
Omaha Educational Ambassador Marie Herrman k12omaharep@nebraskarid.org
Lincoln Educational Ambassador Erica Tannhof k12lincolnrep@nebraskarid.org