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Student and New Midwives Committee


  • To be a committee that supports, pursues and expands the student and new midwife role within the college.


  • Finding ways to make new Midwives feel more included and supported within the college
  • Identify and address student and new midwives' issues related to academics and entry into practice
  • Be the leaders in diversity and inclusion
  • Encourage participation and development of leadership skills within ACNM
  • Explore, with student liaisons, innovative mechanisms for education, preceptorship, mentorship and advocacy that impact on student/new midwives? lives and their midwifery career

Committee Member Responsibilities

Attend at least 70% of all group meetings, contribute to project(s) consistently, and provide feedback to the group/leader. 

Committee Members:

Co-Chairs: Heather Findletar Hines, DNP, CNM, FACNM; Yuliya Labko, MSN, CNM


Eva Fried, DNP, WHNP, SNMKira Schultz, MSN, RN, SNM
Danielle Boudreau, CNM, WHNP-BC
Meredith Annon, MSN, CNM, WHNP-BC
Lars McLennan, BSN, RN, SNM
Lauren Olvera, DNP, CNM
Diane Folk, DNP, CNM, NP
Rebecca R. Safley Clark, PhD, MSN, RN, CNM, WHNP-BC

ACNM Board of Directors Liaison(s): Kira Shultz, SNM; Pat Loftman & Jeanne Murphy

ACNM National Office Staff Liaison:  

ACNM Division Liaison: Carrie Neerland

Committee Meetings are held every 2-3 months

Open Positions: Yes, currently in need of student members


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