Rockville, MD (May 10, 2018) — The Association of Language Companies (ALC) appointed its new president, officers, and directors at the 2018 ALC Annual Conference, held in Scottsdale, Arizona, April 25–28, 2018.
ALC’s new president is Rick Antezana, partner, Dynamic Language. “It’s a huge honor to be part of the group setting the direction for a great association like the ALC over the next year,” Antezana said.
“Having gotten to know the community since becoming a charter member 16 years ago, I am excited to team with this board to drive forward the initiatives we have planned. In particular, we’re looking for ways to bring more value to our members through educational programs that will help not only language company executives, but their staff members as well. We also want to establish deeper connections across the entire range of the industry, including with other organizations, vendors, and partners. Finally, we will be a leading force in helping to protect members of the entire U.S.-based language industry by helping to organize the effort to create clarity in the law and drive forward sensible legislation as it relates to Language Service Companies (LSCs) and Language Workers.”
The members of the 2018–2019 board of directors are as follows:
Rick Antezana, Dynamic Language – President
Susan Amarino, Liaison Multilingual Services, Inc. – Vice President
Gabriela Lemoine, Hispano Language Advisory – Secretary
Kathleen Diamond, Kathleen Diamond & Co. – Treasurer
Chris Carter, aLanguageBank – Immediate Past President
Lelani Craig, CommGap International Language Services – Director
Kevin McQuire, Atlas Language Services, Inc. – Director
Melissa Meyer, Barbier International, Inc. – Director
Bryan Montpetit, MontLingo Language Services, Inc. – Director
Shamus Sayed, Interpreters Unlimited – Director
Paul Tracy, Partners Interpreting – Director
The Association of Language Companies (ALC) is a national trade association representing businesses that provide translation, interpretation, localization, language testing, and language training services in the United States. ALC promotes the professional stature and economic position of the language service industry in the United States through industry advocacy and professional development.