Janet Parker has been selected as the recipient of the Hamilton Relay 2018 Deaf Community Leader Award for the state of Pennsylvania. Janet is described by her peers as a strong advocate in the Deaf Community.
Janet has been teaching ASL classes for over 30 years, and goes above and beyond for her students, meeting them after class to tutor them in group settings. She is also a Certified Deaf Interpreter with the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID).
In addition, Janet is a lifetime and active member in the Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf. She has been involved in numerous organizations throughout the years, including Center for Independent Living, RID, and Office for Vocational Rehabilitation, where she served as a Rehabilitation Counselor for 10 years. She is also a volunteer for the National Deaf Anti-Violence Coalition
We commend Janet for her leadership and dedication to the community and are proud to present her with the Hamilton Relay 2018 Deaf Community Leader Award for the state of Pennsylvania.
This leadership recognition has been brought to you by Hamilton Relay.
About Hamilton Relay
Hamilton Relay provides contracted Traditional Relay and Captioned Telephone services through 23 contracts to 17 states, the District of Columbia and the Island of Saipan, and is a provider of Internet-based Captioned Telephone services nationwide. More information is available at hamiltonrelay.com.