Language and Communication
FIT (Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs)
President and CEO Dr. Jiri Stejskal served as chairman of the Status Committee of the International Federation of Translators (FIT). In 2008, he was elected to the position of Vice President of FIT and re-elected in 2011.
Delaware Valley Translators Association
Delaware Valley Translators Association (DVTA) is a regional, not-for-profit (Section 501(c)(6)) association of professional translators, interpreters, linguists, educators, and other individuals interested in these fields. Director of Interpretation Services, Tony Guerra, serves as the president of the DVTA.
The Rosetta Foundation
CETRAs President & CEO serves on the Advisory Board Committee of The Rosetta Foundation, an Irish-based organization which supports not-for-profit activities of the localization and translation communities around the world. Join Jiri Stejskal and many other language professionals to become a Friend of The Rosetta Foundation, donating $5 per month!
Translators without Borders
CETRA is a sponsor of this non-profit organization, whose mission is to increase access to knowledge through humanitarian translations.Translators without Borders facilitates the transfer of knowledge from one language to another by creating and managing a community of NGOs who need translations and professional, vetted translators who volunteer their time to help.
American Translators Association
President and CEO Dr. Jiri Stejskal served as Treasurer of the American Translators Association (ATA) from 2001 to 2005, as President-Elect from 2005 to 2007, and as President from 2007 to 2009. He has also served as the Chairman of the ATA Investment Committee, and the Coordinator of the ATA International Certification Study. Dr. Stejskal currently serves as the Chair of the ATA Nominating and Leadership Development Committee
Voice of Love
CETRA is a sponsor the the Voice of Love, a a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that promotes and supports interpreting for survivors of torture, trauma and sexual violence.
American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation
President and CEO Dr. Jiri Stejskal serves as the Treasurer of the American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation (AFTI)
CETRAs President & CEO serves as the Chair of the ASTM F43 Subcommittee on Language Translation that maintains jurisdiction over the ASTM F2575-06 Standard Guide for Quality Assurance in Translation.
Health and Development
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Since 2008, Team CETRA has been participating in the Bike MS: City to Shore Ride and has raised over $55,000 for the National MS Society to provide services and support to those affected by MS in the Mid-Atlantic region. See the video!
Global Water Alliance
In 2011, CETRA began a partnership with GWA to provide a community in Cameroon with a source of clean water, and to educate and empower the people of the community to successfully maintain their water system. See the video! Donate to our project in Cameroon!
American Red Cross Online Donation Site
In support of the disaster relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy, CETRA has established this website for its employees as well as its translators and interpreters to make donations directly to the American Red Cross.
The Rosetta Foundation
CETRA was mentioned in The Rosetta Foundation’s January Newsletter for helping fund efforts to remove barriers to language services and technology access for non-commercially viable languages and content.
The Scleroderma Foundation
CETRA supports the Scleroderma Foundation’s Delaware Valley Chapter by translating their brochures, authored by leading scleroderma experts and geared toward patients, caregivers, and family members. The Scleroderma Foundation’s Delaware Valley Chapter (SFDV) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving the needs of people with Scleroderma in central/southern New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
Education and Leadership
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) inspires young people from low-income communities to stay in school, to recognize opportunities and to plan for successful futures. NFTE Philadelphia delivers entrepreneurial programming to 15 high schools in metropolitan Philadelphia. President and CEO Dr. Jiri Stejskal has participated as a guest speaker in classroom presentations, as well as served as one of three volunteer judges at their In-School Business Plan Competition at Murrell Dobbins High School in Northeast Philadelphia in April. Three student teams presented business plans to the panel of judges for evaluation.
United States Chamber of Commerce
President and CEO Dr. Jiri Stejskal serves on the Education, Employment, & Training Committee for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This committee (EETC) directs Chamber policy relating to all issues that affect education and workforce development policy, including workforce development preparation, Pre-K – 12 education reform, postsecondary education, career and technical education, incumbent worker training, and lifelong learning, among others.