David Lind is a nationally certified interpreter and Pastor to the Deaf at Seabreeze Church in Largo, FL. He began learning sign language at age 14 and has interpreted in community, VRS and VRI settings. He has completed an M.Div. from Liberty University in Virginia and is currently working toward ordination. He currently works as an independent contract interpreter and volunteer president of ProjectDEAF, a registered 501(c)(3), based in Largo, FL. ProjectDEAF was founded by members of the Deaf Community who wanted to promote Deaf Community and Awareness. David seeks to empower and encourage the Deaf Community by serving it in whatever capacity he is able and has gathered a team to host the “It’s A Deaf Thing” event.