Welcome to HITA!

The Houston Translators and Interpreters Association (HITA) was established in 1993 to create a forum for individuals, businesses and institutions interested in sharing their experiences, to promote the interests of translators and interpreters in Houston and surrounding areas, and to serve in cooperation with other regional and national organizations in the recognition of translation and interpreting as professions.

2014 Holiday Party

Election 2015

See the Slate of candidates for the 2015 Board of Directors. Ballots were e-mailed on Saturday January 17 following the General Meeting. Voting deadline: Saturday January 31. Results announced: Monday, February 2.

Scam Warning!

Scammers are targeting translators and interpreters. See this page for details:


Professional development opportunities

Please see this page for information about training and development opportunities for translators and interpreters.


Licensed Court Interpreter transition

The Texas Licensed Court Interpreter program has been shifted from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) to the new Judicial Branch Certification Commission (JBCC):


Social media

Check us out on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Email policy

HITA's use of email addresses is governed by our email policy.

Healthcare and Medical Interpreter Certification

HITA members can now state on their member profiles that they are Certified Medical or Healthcare Interpreters, and site visitors can search for interpreters with this qualification. Click for more details.

Training mailing list

To receive notices of future training events, just send an email expressing your interest to: . There's no obligation, and HITA membership is not required. (This information is automatically sent to HITA members.)

Returning members / Lost password?

If you've forgotten your password to enter this site, and if your email address has not changed, visit the Password Reset page. There you can send a password change request to your current email address. Or, if this address has changed, send an email to: