Translation & Interpretation Institute
Directors & Faculty
Instructor, Vocabulary Acquisition and Terminology Research
Former Terminologist, Translation and Documentation Analyst, Microsoft Corporation.
Certificat d'Aptitude ŕ l'Enseignement dans le Secondaire.
American Translators Association accredited English to French and French to English.
Member, Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society.
Instructor, Introduction to Translation and Interpreting
Washington State certified court interpreter in Spanish.
Interpreter for over 15 years.
Coordinator for interpreter services for King County Superior Court since 1992.
Co-taught 60-hour state court certification since 1992.
Treasurer, Washington State Court Interpreters and Translators Society.
Instructor, Advanced Translation Workshops (Japanese), Localization
Program Manager/Editor for a translation company.
Master of Arts in Theoretical Linguistics, USC.
Master of Arts in English Linguistics, Tokyo Metropolitan University.
Bachelor of Arts in Mechanical Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University.
Member, Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society and American Translators Association.
Instructor, Advanced Interpreting and Translation (Japanese) since 2004
Interpreter and translator since 1986
President and primary interpreter/translator since 1989 of Lincom International Corp., a professional Japanese interpreting and translation service provider
Master of Fine Arts, University of Washington
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Washington
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Art, Angelo State University in Texas
Freelance translator, bureau owner and consultant since 1979.
Trained as an interpreter and translator at the Fremdsprachenschule und Dolmetscherinstitut, Hamburg (Germany)
Certified by Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Assistant Adjunct Professor New York University Translation Certificate Program
Instructor of Introductory Courses in Translation, University of Washington Extension.
American Translators Association Board of Directors, 1995-present.
American Translators Association Secretary, 1999-present.
Member and past president, Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society.
Member, German-American Chamber of Commerce.
Susana Stettri Sawrey
Instructor, Translation & Interpreting (Spanish), Court Interpreting
Instructor, Advanced Interpreting (Japanese)
Freelance translator and escort interpreter.
Studied at the Center for Interpretation and Translation Studies
at the University of Hawaii (CITS).
Certification in Conference Interpreting, Scientific and Technical Translation, Center for Interpretation and Translation Studies.
First President of Hawaii Interpreters and Translators Association (HITA).
Member, National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators.
Federal and Washinton State certified court interpreter.
Curriculum developer and instructor for Continuing Education courses
for WA State certified court interpreters.
Staff interpreter, King County Superior Court.
Instructor, University of Arizona Summer Institute for Court Interpreters.
Freelance translator with numerous published translations from English to Spanish.
Doctorate in Spanish Literature, University of Washington.
Master of Arts in Linguistics, University of Washington.
Teaching Certificate, University of Buenos Aires.
Founding member and current president, Washington State Court Interpreters and Translators Society.
Founding member and past president, Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society.
Instructor, Technology and Localization
Master of Arts in French Language and Literature, Université de Strasbourg (France).
Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature, Université de Strasbourg (France).
Bachelor of Arts in French, Willamette University (OR).
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater, Willamette University (OR).
American Translators Association accredited French to English.
Past President Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society.