Terri Chapman, M.A.

Director of Global Sign Languages Team


  • Bachelors, Dutch Sign Language Interpreting, Hogeschool Utrecht, the Netherlands, 2009
  • M.A., Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, 1984
  • B.A., Liberal Studies, California State University, Northridge, 1979

Current Position

  • Director SIL Global Sign Languages Team, 2015–

Other related experience

  • SIL Global Sign Languages Team Communications Coordinator, 2013–2014
  • SIL Global Sign Languages Team Project Funding Coordinator, 2013–2014
  • Steering Committee Member, Bijbel NGT, 2008–2012
  • Field Staff, the Netherlands, Greater Europe Mission, 2000–2012


  • RID (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf), Certificate of Transliteration (CT), 1997
  • NAD (National Association of the Deaf), Level IV–Advanced, 1996
United States