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From the Executive Director: Board Meeting Highlights

September/October 2022 Issue

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org The American Translators Association’s Board of Directors met in Chicago, Illinois, August 6-7, 2022. The meeting was preceded by the Board’s Annual Strategy Day. Strategy Day allows the Board to discuss in-depth aspects of the Association and the translation and interpreting professions. The event is coordinated and […]

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From the Executive Director: ATA in LA!

July/August 2022 Issue

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org Planning is in full swing for ATA’s 63rd Annual Conference in Los Angeles, October 12-15. We last met in LA in 2001, just two months after the 9/11 attacks. That conference gave attendees a chance to come together for each other. This year, LA’s conference offers another […]

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From the Executive Director: Board Meeting Highlights

May/June 2022 Issue

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org The American Translators Association’s Board of Directors met April 9-10, 2022 in Alexandria, Virginia. The Board met in conjunction with the Certification Committee and Language Chairs meetings. (Each exam language combination has a language chair administering the passage selection and graders. ATA currently offers testing in 32 […]

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From the Executive Director: Board Meeting Highlights

March/April 2022 Issue

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org The American Translators Association’s Board of Directors held its Winter Board meeting February 5–6 in Los Angeles, California, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, site of ATA’s 63rd Annual Conference (October 12–15, 2022). Here are some highlights from the meeting. Ethics: The Board discussed proposed changes to the […]

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From the Executive Director: Invest in Yourself: Renew Your Membership

January/February 2022 Issue

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org Don’t miss out on the value of ATA membership, including the online Language Services Directory to market your services, the full gamut of professional development opportunities, and much more. In all my years of sharing the benefits of ATA membership, the following have remained constant year after […]

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From the Executive Director: Board Meeting Highlights

November/December 2021 Issue

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org The American Translators Association’s Board of Directors met October 30–31, 2021, in conjunction with the Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Here are some highlights from the meeting. Welcome: President Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo welcomed the newly elected officers and directors—President-Elect Veronika Demichelis, Secretary Alaina Brandt, and Director Manako […]

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From the Executive Director: Board Meeting Highlights

September/October 2021 Issue

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org The ATA Board of Directors met August 7–8, 2021, in Nashville, Tennessee—the first in-person Board meeting since February 2020. The meeting was preceded by the Board’s annual Strategy Day. Strategy Day allows the Board to discuss in-depth aspects of the Association and the translation and interpreting professions. […]

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From the Executive Director: What’s New?

July/August 2021 Issue

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org ATA has more to offer than ever before. The breadth and depth of the programs and services reflects the hard work of dedicated volunteers and the staff at ATA Headquarters. Here’s a look at what’s new. Professional Development This year we’re on track to host 60 professional […]

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From the Executive Director: Board Meeting Highlights

May/June 2021 Issue

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org The ATA Board of Directors held its Spring Board meeting virtually April 24–25, 2021. Here are some highlights from the meeting. Budget The Board approved the July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022 working budget and the 2022-24 draft budgets. The proposed $2.6 million working budget provides an interim […]

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