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Licensed Court Interpreter Advisory Board

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5 Members - Term: 6 Years; Members appointed by the Supreme Court


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Melissa B. Fischer San Antonio, 02-01-2021
Board Member(s) Cynthia de Peņa Mc Allen, 02-01-2017
Luis Garcia Keller, 02-01-2021
Robert Richter Jr. Houston, 02-01-2019
Melissa Wallace, Ph.D. San Antonio, 02-01-2019


On September 1, 2014, Licensed Court Interpreters program transferred to the new Judicial Branch Certification Commission (JBCC) from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. The Licensed Court Interpreters program tests, licenses, and regulates those individuals who provide interpretations in a court room for individuals who do not speak English.