Support state affiliates in legislative work and advocacy.
Scope of Work
Developing relationships with state affiliate leaders and identified legislative contacts, assist affiliates with defining advocacy goals and strategy, assist with strategy implementation, coordinate activities with NGAC, C-MAC, and ACNM's Director of Government Affairs, participate in advocacy activities at the Annual Meeting.
Committee Chair: Suzanne Wertman
Projects for 2018-2019
of state contacts and relationship building, ongoing support to states with
active legislation, advice for affiliates planning advocacy activities.
Monthly, including Annual Meeting
Personal message from
If you are a change maker, the SGAC needs
you. We are committed to being with
woman beyond the exam room or bedside.
If you are a big picture person and are interested in public policy,
join the SGAC and help midwife other midwives in policy making, legislative
strategy, and coalition building. We are
available to help your affiliate plan for the future and develop an effective
voice of midwifery in your state legislature.
The strength of midwifery depends on strong representation at the state
level. We can help.
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: http://www.midwife.org/charitable-contributions