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Get Involved

The ACNM-WA affiliate seeks to improve the wellness of Washington through education, advocacy, and community

Do you want to work with other midwives and midwifery students to affect positive change in your community?

Well we've got options for you!

Join the ACNM-WA  Board of Directors

The ACNM-WA Board of Directors meets monthly to guide affiliate activities to be anti-racist and utilize an EDI lens, plan the bi-annual affiliate meetings, and determine how affiliate funds are spent. Each Board Member also serves as a direct link to the Board for each of the committees listed below. 

Positions include:

  • President

  • Vice President

  • Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

  • Treasurer

  • Secretary

  • Member-at-Large

  • Student Representative

Candidates are nominated and then elected via member voting


A Representative

Below are national & local organizations that CNMs hold representative positions for:


ACNM Region VII Representative:

  • Theresa Coley-Kouadio CNM, ARNP

Government Affairs Committee (GAC) WA Representative:

  • Candace Mabbitt



ARNPs United Liaison:

  • Lacy Tipton and Anne Mariella

Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission

  • Lindsey Frank

Perinatal Advisory Committee Representative:

  • Mary Lou Kopas

Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM), WA Stakeholder Group: 

  • Heather Bradford, Molly Altman, Janelle Komorowski

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