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The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc. is led by a Board of Trustees consisting of a combination of midwives who are clinicians, educators and researchers as well as interested individuals who bring a special level of expertise to the Board in areas such as fund raising, finance and the law.

Board of Trustees



Holly Powell Kennedy, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN - (2019-2022)

Vice President 

Mary K. Collins CNM, MN, JD, LLM, FACNM - (2013-2016) (2016-2019)(2019-2022)


Susan DeJoy, CNM, PhD, FACNM - (2017-2020)(2020-2023)

Sasha James-Conterelli, CNM, DNP, FACNM - (2019-2022)

Board of Trustees

Timothy R. B. Johnson, Jr., MD - (2016-2019; 2019-2022)

Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN (2021-2024)

Michael McCann, CNM, MS, FACNM (2017-2020) (2020-2023)

Patricia Olenick, RNC, CNM, PhD, FACNM - (2018-2021)

Jo-Anna L. Rorie, CNM, PhD, FACNM - (2018-2021)

Andrew Youmans, CNM, MSN - (2019-2022)

ACNM Board Representative

Cathy Collins-Fulea, DNP, CNM FACNM (2020-2022)

Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

Lisa Paine, CNM, DrPH, FACNM

Director, Office of Information Technology

T. S. Deacon Economos

Chief Programs and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Officer

Maria Valentin-Welch, CNM, MPH, DNP, CDP, FACNM

The Trustees of The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc. welcome input from individuals, families, or corporations with an interest in the support of midwifery.

For information about donating, volunteering, or any inquiry, please contact: [email protected]

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