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Division of Standards and Practice

Provides and promotes development, communication, and review of midwifery clinical practice as it relates to the development of the clinical documents and standards, quality management, business aspects and place of birth. Facilitates efforts to collect, maintain, and distribute information about relevant professional liability matters to members and the public and assists midwives to understand and minimize the risk of professional liability claims.


Chair: Lisa Kane Low
Business Section: Michelle Grandy 
Clinical Practice SectionRuth Zielinski
Clinical Standards and Practice Documents Section: Tanya Tanner
Health Information Technology Section: Karen King
Home Birth Section: Andrea Christianson
Professional Liability SectionMamie Guidera  
Quality Improvement Section: Diana Jolles

Board of Directors Liaison: Joani Slager, Treasurer

National office contact: Tina Johnson, Director of Professional Practice & Health Policy


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