Partners In Communication

About Us

Rob Balaam

Rob Balaam

Co-Owner

Rob was born and raised in Northern California. He received his interpreter training and graduated from San Diego Mesa College in 1991. Rob has been an interpreter for over 25 years and holds a CI and CT from RID. He has held leadership positions on the board of directors of both the local Northern California RID and the national RID Board, including Region Five Representative and Vice President. He is a trained and certified leadership coach, and also holds a BS degree in Organizational Leadership from Capella University. Rob is currently a candidate for a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development and Leadership from Fielding Graduate University.

Office Hours:
Pacific Time
Monday – Friday
Hours vary Contact Rob
Angela Jones

Angela Jones

Co-Owner

Raised in Gooding, Idaho, Angela moved to San Diego in 1988. She graduated from San Diego Mesa College in 1993 with an AA degree in American Sign Language Interpreting, and from the University of Phoenix in 2001 with a BS degree in Business Management.

Angela is a past-president of the national Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). She is nationally certified, holding a CI and CT from RID.

Office Hours:
Pacific Time
Monday – Thursday
Hours vary Contact Angela
Chelsey Loughmiller

Chelsey Loughmiller

Scheduling Associate
Duties:

Manage requests for interpreting services; Billing; Accounts Receivable

Office Hours:
Pacific Time
Monday – Thursday
6:00 am – 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am – 8:00 am

Currently resides in Almo, Idaho.

Kimberly Tubbs

Kimberly Tubbs

Scheduling Associate
Duties:

Manage requests for interpreting services; Independent Contractor Verification

Office Hours:
Pacific Time
Tuesday – Thursday
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Currently resides in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Loralee Boden

Loralee Boden

Scheduling Associate
Duties:

Manage requests for interpreting services; after-hours/emergency calls; Medical Clearance for Independent Contractors

Office Hours:
Pacific Time
Wednesday
7:00 am – 4:00 pm
Weekdays/Weekends
After hours

Currently resides in Elba, Idaho.

Megan Keller Barker

Megan Keller Barker

Scheduling Associate
Duties:

Manage requests for interpreting services; Independent Contractor Verification

Office Hours:
Pacific Time
Monday – Friday
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Currently resides in Smithfield, Utah.

Sally Ottley

Sally Ottley

Scheduling Associate
Duties:

Manage requests for interpreting services; Accounts Payable; Correctional Facility Clearances; Lead for Conference & School Requests

Office Hours:
Pacific Time
Monday
5:00 am – 6:00 am (Invoicing)
Monday-Tuesday,
Thursday-Friday
7:00 am – 12:30 pm

Currently resides in Elba, Idaho.

Shaylee Ward

Shaylee Ward

Scheduling Associate
Duties:

Manage requests for interpreting services

Office Hours:
Pacific Time
Daily, except Friday
7:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday
8:30 am – 1:30 pm

Currently resides in Kimberly, Idaho.

Shayna Saxton

Shayna Saxton

Scheduling Associate
Duties:

Manage requests for interpreting services

Office Hours:
Pacific Time
Friday
3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Weekends
Hours vary

Currently resides in Smithfield, Utah.