Cheryl Thomas is the former staff sign language interpreter for the Arkansas Supreme Court Administrative Office of the Courts, Office of Court Interpreter Services. Cheryl began her interpreting career in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada prior to moving to Arkansas in 1999. She has worked in various settings including VRS, education and freelance work, but in recent years has focused on interpreting in legal settings. In addition to her freelance work and facilitating for Project CLIMB, Cheryl volunteers her time on various national committees. Cheryl currently holds her NAD V, CI, CT, NIC-M, SC:L, and BEI Court. A DPI, and raised in a large Deaf family, Cheryl lives Louisville, MS with her husband, and has 4 children and 6 grandchildren. For fun, she enjoys riding her motorcycle and “glamping” with her husband.