Learn about our Team

IST is a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to make your business grow.

Our Interpreters and Translators

Our Interpreters and Translators

Language Professionals

Our interpreters are equipped with unique skills that rise above industry
standards. Our understanding of cultural sensitivities and comfort with
emotionally-charged situations help you overcome language barriers in any

Nora Angeles

Nora Angeles


Nora Angeles is the current Director of Interpreter Services Toronto. She has managed the non-profit arm of IST, the Schlifer Clinic’s interpretation and translation team, since 2002.

Nora has extensive experience in designing, delivering and facilitating training programs, and managing large scale projects, which provides her with the necessary experience to effectively manage this project.

A pioneer in the sector, Nora constantly strives to uphold and improve upon industry translation and interpretation standards in innovative ways.

In 2009, Nora successfully established Interpreter Services Toronto, a social purpose enterprise of the Schlifer Clinic, which is now a viable and well-respected interpreter and translation service in the fiercely competitive interpretation and translation sector in Ontario.

Nora has expanded the service to include immediate over-the-phone interpretation, and established a professional interpretation call center at IST as a part of the Remote Interpretation Ontario (R.I.O.) Network.

Maricela Lozano

Maricela Lozano

Manager, Interpreter Services

Maricela Lozano, has vast experience in the interpretation services sector, and can help you find the interpreter that best meets your unique needs.

Marybeth Durante

Marybeth Durante

Customer Representative

Marybeth Durante has been with Interpreter Services Toronto for more than five years and is highly successful at coordinating interpretation and translation requests for large, time sensitive projects.

Our Board of Directors

The 2017/2018 Board of Directors for the Barbra Schlifer Clinic consists of the following individuals:

  • Shaun O’Brien, (President) – Partner, Cavalluzzo Hayes
  • Kathleen Murphy, (Vice President) – Senior Counsel, Office of the Vice President, Policy, Research & External Relations, Legal Aid Ontario
  • Sharon Tse, (Treasurer) – Practice Inspection, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
  • Sarah Whitmore, (Secretary) – Associate, Torys LLP


  • Janet L. Bomza –  Partner and National Practice Leader – Immigration, PwC Law LLP
  • Laura Dowsley –
  • Elaine Goulbourne – Director, Clinical Resources at Women’s College Hospital
  • Mel Hogg – Assistant General Counsel, Ontario Power Generation
  • Tamara Huggins – Investigator, Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
  • Jeanette Manguiat – Director of Human Resources and Administration, YWCA Toronto
  • Anna Matas – Litigator, Lerners LLP
  • Sonja Pavic – Associate, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Alena Thouin – Deputy Director, Legal Services Ministries of Energy /  Infrastructure / Economic Development & Growth / Research, Innovation & Science /  Accessibility

Thank you for your interest in joining our Board of Directors. The Schlifer Clinic’s Board of Directors is seeking the application of one new member for 2017-2018.  To download an application, please follow this link.  Please note: We hold applications on file for upcoming opportunities.