Posts by StephanieN

Mentor Spotlights

  SLRS has added a new feature to our website, Mentor Spotlights. Now, those interested in honing their skills can select from available mentors across the state and country. This page will update often, so be sure to check in frequently. If you are a mentor and would like a spotlight, it’s absolutely free! Email…

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Rhoda Smietanski

Rhoda Smietanski M.A., NICRhoda discovered her love of languages and cultures while living in Belgium for four years. She has been an ASL/English interpreter for fifteen years, and has been active in the Oklahoma Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf serving as parliamentarian, conference chair person, and vice president. She obtained her National Interpreter Certification…

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Pat Stowe

Pat is RID Certified, and semi-retired.  She’s a previous part-time instructor at OSU-OKC Interpreter Training Program and QAST evaluator. She enjoys meeting new people when working in the community as a contract interpreter. She’s willing to coach or tutor interpreting students when time permits. Email her

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Maryanne Huber

Maryanne grew up in the San Fernando Valley, near Los Angeles, California.  After graduating from Los Angeles Pierce College with an Associate of Arts in Sign Language Interpreting, she worked for 15 years at the National Center on Deafness at California State University, Northridge (CSUN).  While there, she received training as a mentor and was…

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Josiah Fehlauer

Josiah Fehlauer has been interpreting professionally since 2006.  He is a nationally certified ASL/English interpreter and regularly works in community, post-secondary, VRS and performing arts interpreting settings. He began teaching college students in 2007 as an adjunct ASL instructor at the University of Tulsa.  This was a turning point for him as he realized that he…

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Becky Woodall

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She has been working as a certified interpreter since 2009, receiving her NIC in 2012. As an interpreter she has experience with legal, Deaf-Blind, performing arts, video relay, educational and most recently, part time community.  Graduating from Oklahoma State University in 2010 with a degree in Child and Family Services, Becky made the move to…

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Susan Nelson

Susan Nelson

Independent Contract Interpreter Master of Education in Vocational Rehabilitation and Independent Living emphasis on Deafness, Bachelor of Arts degree in Services for the Deaf Susan became deaf at the age of four after contracting spinal meningitis. She attended public school in Manhattan, Kansas and graduated with honors. She attended East Central University where she began…

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Summer Coleman

Independent Contract Interpreter Summer graduated with an Associates in Sign Language Interpreting from OSU-OKC in 2014 and has worked as an interpreter in a variety of settings since that time.  Since graduating Summer has continued to engage with the Deaf Community and language, while also refining interpreting skills by attending Deaf events, workshops and working with a mentor. …

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Rachel Nail

Independent Contract Interpreter A.A.S in Sign Language Interpreting Rachel first started learning ASL in 2008 from friends and fell in love with the language and Deaf community. She took ASL as a foreign language her Junior and Senior year of high school. There, she decided to become an interpreter. She graduated from OSU-OKC ITP program…

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Pat Stowe

Independent Contract Interpreter Master of Education, Bachelor of Science in Education Pat is RID certified, and semi-retired.  She’s a previous part-time instructor at OSU-OKC Interpreter Training Program and QAST evaluator. She enjoys meeting new people when working in the community as a contract interpreter.

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