Sandy McLennon, Client Services and Deaf Interpreter graduated from Gallaudet University in 1979 and has a Masters' in Deaf Education from McDaniel, 1986 and a Masters' in Sports Administration from Temple University, 1990. Sandy is retired Faculty at the Department of Physical Education and Recreation at Gallaudet University where she taught for 26 years. Sandy has over 250 hours of interpreter training including Legal Interpreting, the first ever Deaf Interpreter Conference in St. Paul Minnesota in 2015 (208 Deaf participants), Ethics, Medical Interpreting, Mental Health Interpreting and Team Interpreting.
Besides helping Communique clients with independent living skills and interpreting, she enjoys traveling around the world, photography, and working out at the gym. In June of 2015 she participated with her family in a 545 miles bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles, the AIDS/LifeCycle to raise money for HIV/AIDS care and prevention.
Sandy loves working at CQ because the staff are so wonderful and she loves working with the Deaf community. She appreciates that Communique sees the value of Deaf interpreters to ensure that customers and clients get the best services possible.
She is one of five co-founders of Deaf Abused Women's Network, DAWN, Her favorite work experiences are working at Communique, teaching physical education classes, facilitating meetings, workshops and panel discussions, and being the Master of Ceremonies at events.
Sandy at 10 years old,
summer vacation in Chester, South Carolina