Bevery Hollrah is Director of the Gallaudet's Interpreter Education Center (GURIEC), one of six member centers of the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers (NCIEC). In this capacity, she leads and serve on work teams to discover and promote standard, best and most effective practices of interpreting in specific areas. Beverly has worked as an interpreter and interpreter educator for approximately 30 years and has a long history of providing interpreter education programs and events within her region, and at a distance. She is the former director of the Educational Interpreter Training Program at William Woods University, and has served on RID's Mentorship Task Force as well as the board of CIT.
Hilary Mayhew is the GURIEC Project Coordinator. Hilary received her BA in Spanish & ASL/English Interpreting at Goshen College (IN), a historic peace school. She has worked as an interpreter in DC since 2008, and led the mentorship and professional development programs for a large interpreting agency. In 2012, she joined GURIEC, where provides resources for and learns with Deaf and interpreting communities in the region and nationwide. Hilary holds a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Gallaudet, where her thesis explored program evaluation in the social sciences and effective pedagogy for interpreters. She is also an alum of Gallaudet's VL2 Scholars network, and a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). Hilary grew up in Nevada and Kansas, and started learning to sign from a Deaf friend in middle school. She has been a guest of Spanish-speaking and Deaf communities around the world, and is an active member of professional and advocacy organizations in DC.