Virginia Joplin, Council Member
Virginia Joplin, CEO of Verbio Group, began professionally translating French, Spanish, and English in 1996. She also has 17 years of experience as a bilingual copywriter, localization project manager, and cultural consultant. Her education includes a university degree in French and Spanish plus special certificates from language studies in France and Costa Rica. Virginia is a Sworn Translator for the Consulates of France and Spain. She has been an Active Member of the American Translators Association and similar professional organizations since 1998. Virginia was twice elected by her national peers as Administrator of ATA’s Translation Company Division (2012-16). The U.S. Secretary of Commerce appointed her to the Export Council of Oregon & SW Washington (2018-2022).