Objectives of the Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society
To promote the recognition and advancement of the professions of translation and interpretation; to promote high standards, and to protect and safeguard the rights and interests of professional translators and interpreters;
To provide information which will assist newcomers to the profession and enhance the abilities of established practitioners; and to assist members in marketing their services, though NOTIS does not serve as a referral service;
To inform the general public, clients and persons in allied fields about NOTIS and about translation and interpretation, raising awareness and respect for the value of the professions; and
To seek to influence public policy as it applies to the professions of translation and interpretation.