Our Interpreter Leaders
Updated On: Jun 15, 2022

Interpreters United is an IRC 501(c)(5) non-profit organization run by INTERPRETERS WHO VOLUNTEER to serve their colleagues.

Interpreters United is AFSCME's Local 1671, a statewide local organized under AFSCME Council 28 also known as the Washington Federation of State Employees. 

Per our consitution, Local 1671 conducts the election for its Executive Board in December of odd years. 

Local 1671 conducts the election for its Policy Committee delegates in October of odd years.

Elections for Trustee positions are also conducted by Local 1671 in December each time a term in office expires.

Vacancies in office can be filled by vote of the Executive Board. Please contact us if you are interested in being appointed to a vacant position. 

Below is a list of our current leadership, all of whom except trustees are elected or appointed for a 2-year term. 

Local 1671 Executive Board    Jan 2022 - Dec 2023
President Quan Tran quantranlocal1671pres[at]gmail.com
Vice-President Ruth Medina vplocal1671[at]gmail.com
Secretary Barbara Robertson bubia2[at]hotmail.com
Treasurer Lizzeth Belskus-Amador lizan85[at]gmail.com
District 1 SW WA Norma Verduzco normav34[at]hotmail.com
District 2 Olympic Pa. & Thurston Fanny Cordero fannycordero[at]gmail.com
District 3 Pierce Co. VACANT VACANT
District 4 King Co. South Ester Prieto-Martinez esterprietomartinez[at]yahoo.com
District 5 King Co. North Cesar Garcia Garcia sisepuedeD5[at]gmail.com
District 6 NW WA Sarai Flores sflores.interpreter[at]gmail.com
District 7 NE WA Jessica Cofler-Suarez Jessicaspanish[at]yahoo.com
District 9 SE WA Magda Enriques magda.enriques[at]gmail.com
Trustee 2022-24 Ynez Vargas serviciosbilingues[at]hotmail.com
Trustee 2022-24 Michelle Dill mdilltranslation[at]gmail.com
Trustee 2020-22 Sarah McConahy-Ziemer sarahmccz[at]yahoo.com
POLICY COMMITTEE 12 Delegates  Nov 2021 - Oct 2023
Policy Committee Chair Milena Calderari-Waldron milenacw[at]live.com
Policy Committee Vice-chair Ruth Medina vplocal1671[at]gmail.com
Policy Committee Secretary Barbara Robertson bubia2[at]hotmail.com
Policy Committee Delegate VACANT
Policy Committee Delegate Norma Verduzco normav34[at]hotmail.com
Policy Committee Delegate Quan Tran tranquan19426[at]yahoo.com
Policy Committee Delegate VACANT
WFSE EXECUTIVE BOARD  Nov 2021 - Oct 2023
Member Quan Tran
Member Milena Calderari-Waldron milenacw[at]live.com


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