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August 2021|Mid-Month Update

Updated: Aug 20, 2021


Table of Contents

Join the CNMA Board of Directors--Deadline August 28!

President-Elect (10/2021-10/2025)

Secretary (10/2021-10/2023)

Northern California Representative (10/2021-10/2023)

Central California Representative (10/2021-10/2023)

Save the Date for the CNMA Annual Meeting!

ACNM Joint Statement Regarding COVID-19 Vaccination if you are Pregnant or Breastfeeding

Support for Student Midwives

Midwifery Mentoring and Belonging Program

Join a CNMA Committee!

Communications Committee Chair

Seeking Assistant Membership Chair!

Continuing Education Committee

Midwifery Workforce Development and Education Support Committee

Volunteer with ACNM

California Health Policy

SB 65 Momnibus (Skinner)

National Policy

Medicare’s MIPS Quality Reporting Program

Midwives for MOMS Act

Education, Trainings, and Webinars

Saving the Lives of Moms and Babies

ACNM Town Hall: Meeting the Challenge

ACNM’s 2021 Midwives LEAD

Preventive Healthcare for Transgender and Nonbinary Patients

PSI 2-Day Components of Care and Advanced Training

Maternal Mental Health Certificate Training

Complimentary Maternal Mental Health 101 Webinar

The Midwife as Surgical First Assistant

Midwifery Works 2021

Spinning Babies 2-Day Workshop

25th Anniversary Nurse Leadership Forum

Scholarships and Grants

Carrington-Hsia-Nieves Doctoral Scholarship for Midwives of Color

FDA Focus Group

Job Opportunities

Sutter Women’s Health in Davis - Certified Nurse-Midwife

Sutter Women’s Health in Davis - Physician Position

CommuniCare Health Centers

Kaiser Permanente

Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health

Medi-Cal Rx Updates

Midwife Crush Mondays!

Questions? News? Want to get involved?


Join the CNMA Board of Directors--Deadline August 28!

The CNMA annual election is coming soon, but first we need some candidates! If you’re interested in joining our highly productive team (and bulking up your CV in the process), now’s the time to jump in! Thinking about running, but not sure you’ve got what it takes? We’re committed to mentoring new board members in their role and setting you up for success. The following offices are up for election this Summer: President-Elect, Secretary, Central California Representative, and Northern California Representative. Please contact Paris Maloof-Bury at parisbury@gmail.com for more information.

President-Elect (10/2021-10/2025)

During the first year (10/2021-10/2022), the President-Elect is mentored and supported by the current President as they learn the role and prepare to take on leadership of the board of directors (BOD) and the affiliate. Duties include:

  1. Non-voting member of the BOD.

  2. Attend virtual BOD meetings and other committee meetings throughout the month to learn about the structure and inside operations within the association.

  3. Attend 2 in-person meetings annually that alternate between Northern and Southern California.

During the second and third years (10/2022-10/2024) the President’s duties include the following:

  1. Be the face of CNMA. Be prepared to give interviews, help draft legislation and correspondence when needed, advocate for midwifery and birthing people, stay up to date on health policy issues within the association and the state.

  2. Lead all BOD meetings (prepare the agenda, establish a quorum, get approval for the agenda, approve the minutes along with the secretary, make corrections, sign the minutes).

  3. Voting member of the BOD.

  4. Lead the CNMA Annual Meeting (present the awards, introduce speakers, recognize off going BOD members, and welcome incoming BOD members).

  5. Write the CNMA newsletter.

  6. Attend the ACNM Annual Meeting and represent CNMA during the California Affiliate Meeting and Regional Meeting.

  7. Communicate with the ACNM National Office when necessary.

During the fourth year (10/2024-10/2025), the Past President's duties include the following:

  1. Non-voting member of the BOD.

  2. Offer support and guidance to the sitting President.

  3. Serve as a source of continuity with other groups and organizations in California who have associations with ACNM and CNMA.

  4. Ensure historical context for important issues impacting CNMA and the BOD.

Secretary (10/2021-10/2023)

  1. Voting member of the BOD.

  2. Send out the agenda to all the BOD members 10 days before the BOD Meeting.

  3. Attend and take minutes during the BOD meeting.