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GAC and Midwives-PAC Student Representative Job Description

The Government Affairs Committee (GAC) and Midwives-Political Action Committee (Midwives-PAC) seek four Student Representatives for a minimum one-year term starting at the 2015 ACNM Annual Meeting. Applicants do not need prior legislative or policy experience.  Attendance at the 2015 Annual Meeting is strongly preferred, as Lobby Day in DC and the annual Midwives-PAC Rally are essential committee activities.  This position is a great way to learn about the legislative process, work collaboratively with other midwives and student midwives to advance midwifery, and have fun along the way.  Please send an email of interest and resume to [email protected] by May 1, 2015.  ACNM membership is required.  Click here to see a job description.

ACNM Midwives-PAC and GAC Student Representatives

  • Four midwifery students chosen nationally to sit on ACNM’s Midwives-PAC (2 Student Reps) and GAC (2 Student Reps), who will function as conduits between these two committees and the Student Legislative Contacts (SLCs).These four students will ideally be from different ACNM regions.
  • Report to Midwives-PACand GAC chairs.
  • Each student will have equal voting privileges within the Midwives-PAC and GAC.
  • Term: One year, from annual meeting to annual meeting (you will continue for the full year, even if you graduate during that year). Renewable if you will still be enrolled in a midwifery program at the time of the next annual meeting.

Job description, all Student Reps:

  • Participate in Midwives-PAC, GAC, GAC/PAC Student Representatives, and SLC in person meetings at the ACNM Annual Meeting
  • Assist with the Midwives-PAC Rally at Annual Meeting
  • Participate in social media such as ACNM Students on Facebook.
  • Recruit new GAC/Midwives-PAC Student Representatives at end of term.
  • Recruit SLCs.

Duties specific to GAC Student Reps:

  • Participate in GAC conference calls (held monthly)
  • Lead quarterly SLC conference calls
  • Inform SLCs about current and upcoming legislation, via email list. Encourage participation in current political action
  • Assist the Midwives-PAC Student Representatives with recruitment and organization of student volunteers in the annual PAC-a-thon, a calling campaign in which student volunteers encourage past Midwives-PAC donor to contribute again in the current year

Duties specific to Midwives-PAC Student Reps:

  • Participate in Midwives-PAC conference calls (held monthly)
  • Lead, with assistance from the GAC Student Representatives, recruitment and organization of student volunteers in the annual PAC-a-thon, a calling campaign in which student volunteers encourage past Midwives-PAC donors to contribute again in the current year.
  • Participate in quarterly SLC conference calls

Please send an email of interest and resume to [email protected] by May 1, 2015. ACNM membership is required.

 

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