Nathan Brown, NIC

Nathan Brown is a nationally certified interpreter who has been in the field since 2005. He graduated cum laude from San Diego State with a bachelors degree in history. Nathan is a native to both San Diego and the Deaf community. Outside of work you can find him spending time with his family, enjoying the San Diego craft beer scene, and on perfect days - both.

Vice President

Alex Woodford, NIC

Alex is native San Diegan and has been a part of the deaf community since birth. He began interpreting professionally in 2006 in the K-12 setting. A few years later he began working in post-secondary education where he became nationally certified and started working VRS as well as a freelance interpreter in the community.  In his free time loves to play sports. 


Leah Brown, NIC: Advanced

Leah Brown is a native San Diegan who has been interpreting locally since 2008. She completed her Bachelor of Arts at CSU San Marcos in 2006 and finished her ITP program in 2008 earning an Associates degree in both Liberal Studies and ASL/English Interpreting before becoming nationally certified in 2010. She currently works primarily in post secondary education and freelance. She loves camping, spending time with her family and caring for her chickens.


Johnna Hitt

Working Interpreter Representative

Jillean Reitz

Deaf Representative

 Lynnette Miller 

Student Representative Palomar College

Brandy Moody


Student Representative Mesa College

Maria Pamelia

Past President

Jennifer Pelloni, NIC: Advanced

Jennifer Pelloni joined the interpreting profession in 2007. She graduated from the San Diego Mesa College interpreter training program.

Following graduation, she began interpreting in education settings and volunteered with several professional organizations. She served as Bylaws chairperson and as Treasurer on the Board of San Diego County Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. In addition, she has volunteered with the Deaf Awareness Day event and served as co-chairperson in 2008.

Currently, Jennifer is working as a full-time ASL interpreter. One of the most important thing to Jennifer is giving back to the Deaf community. She has attended the University of Northern Colorado and Pennsylvania State University.

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