Open Volunteer Positions
To apply for an open ACNM volunteer position, fill out the committee/division application form [Word doc] and send it to the specified position contact. To post an open ACNM volunteer position, e-mail the position description, application deadline, and contact information to Melissa Garvey.
- ACNM Publications Committee Seeks Members
The ACNM Board has approved the establishment of a new
Publications Committee to work closely with national office staff to plan and
develop content for professional resources and publications, such as the ACNM
handbooks currently available in ShopACNM. If you are interested in this
opportunity, please send your CV and letter of interest to Tina Johnson,
Director of Professional Practice & Health Policy, at [email protected] by
April 30 with “Publications Committee” in the subject line.
- Bylaws Committee Seeks Members
ACNM is seeking interested members to serve on the Standing Bylaws
Committee, including up to six new members and a Chair. Ideally, the Bylaws
Committee will include members with diversity in geographic representation,
employment/experience in midwifery, and in length of membership within ACNM.
- Government Affairs Committee and Midwives-PAC Seek Student Representatives
The Government Affairs Committee (GAC) and Midwives Political Action Committee (Midwives-PAC) seek three Student Representatives for a minimum one-year term starting at the 2014 ACNM Annual Meeting. Applicants do not need prior legislative or policy experience. The only requirements are ACNM membership and a desire to get involved! Attendance at the 2014 Annual Meeting is strongly preferred. This position is a great way to learn about the legislative process, work collaboratively with other midwives and student midwives to advance midwifery, and have fun along the way. Please send an email of interest and resume to [email protected] by Friday, May 2, 2014. Read the full job description here.
- Student Issues Section Seeks Members
The Division of Education Student Section currently has two openings for active members. If interested, please contact Student Section Co-Chairs Heather Clarke or Kim Dau.
- ACNM Department of Communications Seeks Volunteer Media Experts
The ACNM Department of Communications is seeking volunteers to help raise visibility of the midwifery profession by serving as media experts. We currently field several calls per week from reporters requesting interviews on topics ranging from general women’s health and maternity care to specific areas of expertise, such as nitrous oxide for laboring women, menopause management, primary care, and home birth. Reporters often call on deadline and need to connect with a midwife for an interview in as little as 24 hours. Serving as a volunteer media expert can also be an excellent way to draw attention to your region or local practice. Interested members should send their areas of interest/expertise along with a CV to ACNM Communications Director Clare Lynam at [email protected].
- Committee for the Advancement of Midwifery Practice Seeks Members
The Committee for the Advancement of Midwifery
Practice (CAMP) is looking for more practicing midwives to join as
members. The committee's main goal is to strengthen the midwifery
profession in the United States. Its work takes many forms, from helping
to create boards of midwifery to helping draft—and pass!—legislation on
the state level that supports certified midwives (CMs). Serving as one
of CAMP's members is a great way to get plugged in to the ACNM
community, and it's not an overwhelming time commitment. Please contact Shawna King if you are
- Disaster Preparedness Caucus Seeks New Members
The Disaster Preparedness Caucus is seeking new members. For more information, contact Karen Hays.