Please welcome Walter (Fred) Roy III, CI & CT as the newest DAS team member. Fred will serve as the contract lead for our newest contract in Hartford, CT, for USCIS. Fred comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of interpreting. Certified since 1975, and licensed in Indiana and Connecticut, Fred has worked cooperatively to create opportunities for growth within our field. It all started in Austin, TX, where he helped establish the Austin RID Chapter of the Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf. Then he became the founding Director of Collegiate Studies at the SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf (SWCID) in Big Spring, Texas (the 3rd College for the Deaf in America). He has also served as one of Executive Directors at the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf from 1982-1985! Fred has been interpreting full time since 2001 and says he is looking forward to his new journey working with Deaf Access Solutions in CT!