Are you passionate about advancing the medical interpreting profession?

We invite you to present your application to join the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI)

September 30th, 2020

We need enthusiastic professionals to volunteer their talents and help lead the NBCMI into the future and expand certification!

The Board is actively seeking the following positions (*):

  • 2 board directors (must be a CMI by the NBCMI to apply)

Eligibility and Commitment:

  • Previous experience serving on a Board of Directors is preferred, but not required.
  • A minimum commitment of 15 hours per month is required, including a monthly meeting (via conference call).
  • Must serve in one of the committees.


  • Attend board meetings and other meetings regularly called by the Executive Committee of the National Board.
  • Make a serious commitment to participate actively in Board and committee work; volunteer for and willingly accept assignments and complete them on time; stay informed about committee matters, prepare well for meetings and review and comment on minutes and reports.
  • Participate in fundraising efforts for the organization.
  • Abide by the Bylaws of the International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA) and by the Policies and Procedures of the National Board.

Please include the following in the same email of your nomination:

  • Curriculum vitae/ Résumé
  • 1 reference letter pertinent to director duties and responsibilities
  • 150-word essay, which states agreement and commitment to the job description above and why board members should vote for you.
  • A professional picture of you in .gif or .jpeg format.

Please send nominations by September 30th, 2020 to:

[email protected]
[email protected]

(*) Please note that these are an unpaid, volunteer positions