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The A.C.N.M. Foundation Leadership

The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc. is led by a Board of Trustees who are nominated by the Board and approved by the College's Board of Directors. The Board of Trustees consist 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, 2015 ~ 2017



Elaine Moore, CNM, MSN, FACNM

Vice President

Mary K. Collins CNM, MN, JD, LLM, FACNM 


Ellen Martin, CNM, MS, FACNM


Bridget Howard, CNM, MSN

Board of Trustees

Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, President ACNM

Laraine Guyette, CNM, PhD, FACNM

Timothy R. B. Johnson, Jr., MD

Denise McLaughlin, CNM, MPH, FACNM

Tonia L. Moore-Davis, CNM, MSN, FACNM

Nancy Jo Reedy, CNM, MPH, FACNM

Tanya Tanner, PhD, MBA, RN, CNM, FACNM

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

Honorary Chair, 50th Anniversary

Frances T. Thacher, CNM, MS, FACNM



Executive Director

Lisa Paine, CNM, DrPH, 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].

Rev: 01/17


Support the Teresa Marsico Memorial Fund and Help Fulfill ACNM’s Strategic Plan

Donors to the A.C.N.M. Foundation can help ACNM achieve their 2015-2020 Strategic Plan by designating their monies to the “Marsico Fund” when making contributions at:

American College of Nurse-Midwives.
8403 Colesville Rd, Suite 1550 | Silver Spring MD 20910
Phone: 240-485-1800 | Fax: 240-485-1818
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