Who We Are

AIDeaf Team

Sign language interpreters
Shawn Norris

Shawn Norris

COO, Ed K-12 | NIC | CoreCHI-P

Shawn Norris is a healthcare language access leader, holding multiple key positions including President of the Florida Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (FRID) and Commissioner for the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI). With a background enriched by his Deaf parents, Shawn is an active advocate in the Deaf community. He has spent over a decade in the interpreting field, mentoring emerging interpreters and founding a local agency to enhance language accessibility in Jacksonville.

Currently, Shawn is the COO of AI Deaf, where he focuses on advancing Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) services to improve accessibility for Deaf individuals. He is also developing Hello Interpreters, an online community for interpreters and translators. Shawn is one of the few practitioners to have held the roles of ADA Coordinator, Section 1557 Coordinator, and Interpreter Services Coordinator concurrently within a hospital system.