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.
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
- 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
- Participate in GAC conference calls (held monthly)
- Lead quarterly SLC
- 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
Duties specific to Midwives-PAC
Please send an email of interest and resume to [email protected] by May 1, 2015. ACNM membership is required.
- Participate in Midwives-PAC conference calls (held
- 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
- Participate in
quarterly SLC conference calls