Sandra L. Dejeux

Sandra L. Dejeux started her career working for the Department of Tourism and Economic Development in Monterrey, Mexico, and later on worked for several international corporations in the import and export fields. She moved to Texas in 2000, and started her interpreting career as a legal and medical interpreter. As a healthcare interpreter she worked as a freelance in many hospitals and clinics, and she participated twice as a subject matter expert while aiding in the development of the Spanish oral Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) exam.

As a master licensed court interpreter, she has worked as a freelance for immigration, municipal, county and district courts in many different Texas counties. In 2016, she participated in a pilot project launched by Fort Bend County ,and co-authored the county’s first language access program. She has served as Houston Interpreters and Translators Association (HITA) president, participated as HITA liaison to the Texas Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (TAJIT) Legislation Committee and is currently a member of the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT) Bench and Bar Committee.