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Electronic ballots and voting instructions have been mailed from ACNM Election Coordinator. Your unique login information is kept confidential -- and voting is easy! Members without email address on file, or whose email bounced from the January awareness message, will receive paper ballots that offers online voting instructions.
Introducing the 2015 candidates for ACNM office
Hail to the chief! This year, election season includes selecting ACNM's next head of state as well as representatives for Regions II and V and a new secretary to the ACNM Board of Directors. First make sure you know if you've been assigned to a new ACNM region, then meet the candidates below.
Voting will open February 9, 2015 and close March 8, 2015. Members with an e-mail address on file will receive an e-mail from our elections provider in January, which will include a link and instructions for voting.
Eligible voters are Active members of ACNM, including Active-New Midwife, Active-Advancing, Active-Supporting, and Active-Life. Associate and Student members are not eligible to vote. More about our member categories here.
Candidates for President-elect
Listen to Cecilia's audio interview
Listen to Lisa's audio interview
Candidates for Secretary
Maura Larkin, CNM, LM, MSN - Listen to Maura's audio interview
Stephanie Tillman, CNM, MSN - Listen to Stepahnie's audio interview
Candidates for Region II Representative
Carolyn Gegor, CNM, MS, FACNM - Listen to Carolyn's audio interview
Mairi Breen Rothman, CNM, MSN - Listen to Mairi's audio interview
Candidates for Region V Representative
Cara Busenhart, CNM, PhD, APRN - Listen to Cara's audio interview
Lynne Himmelreich, CNM, MPH, FACNM - Listen to Lynne's audio interview
Nominating Committee Candidates
Voting ACNM members will also have the opportunity to select 2 members of the Nominating Committee, which helps shape the future of ACNM by selecting candidates for ACNM Board of Directors office. The 2 candidates with the most votes will be elected for 3-year terms. Check out this helpful FAQ about the Nominating Committee and the elections process, then meet the candidates below!
Sound off: Vote on Bylaws revisions
The ACNM Bylaws are the rules that govern how we run our organization. They are revised every 5 years -- the last revision brought ACNM both the affiliate structure and the President-elect position on the Board of Directors. The Bylaws Committee has been diligently preparing the next revision to present to the membership, and that time is now! The revision process included gathering feedback from ACNM leadership, staff, legal, and all members of ACNM.
In conjunction with the election in 2015, ACNM members will vote to approve a revised bylaws document. Read more about the process and see the full proposed documents on the ACNM Bylaws page.