Missouri State Committee of Interpreters

PO Box 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-526-7787
Fax: (573)-526-0661

Email: interpreters@pr.mo.gov
Website: http://www.pr.mo.gov/interpreters.asp

Director: Pamela Groose

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 209.319

Department: Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration

Mission: The Missouri State Committee of Interpreters protects the public from incompetence, misconduct, gross negligence, fraud, misrepresentation or dishonesty; licenses only "qualified" professionals by examination and evaluation of minimum competency; enforces standards by implementing legislation and administrative rules; and encourages economic development and partnerships with existing small business.


SubCommittees: none

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 4

Location of meetings: Jefferson City

Duration of meetings: 3 to 6 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 1 to 3 hours

Total time commitment: 36 hours per year

Details on Members

Total members: 7

Appointed members: 7

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Members receive a per diem not to exceed $50 for each day devoted to the affairs of the board and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 5 members must be interpreters ; 2 must be public members and at least one of the public members must be deaf

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Ms. Lisa Betzler
Deaf Public Member
Term begins: Nov 13, 2003
Term expires: Dec 11, 2006

Ms. Carrie McCray
Interpreter 1
Term begins: Oct 17, 2006
Term expires: Oct 9, 2009

Mr. John Adams
Interpreter 2
St. Louis
Term begins: Oct 30, 2003
Term expires: Oct 9, 2007

Mrs. Mary Kathleen Alexander
Interpreter 3
Term begins: Jun 22, 2005
Term expires: Oct 9, 2008

Vacant Slot
Interpreter 4

Mrs. Andrea Segura
Interpreter 5
Term begins: Dec 14, 2006
Term expires: Oct 9, 2010

Mrs. Rochelle L. Harris
Public Member
Kansas City
Term begins: Oct 13, 2015
Term expires: Oct 9, 2017