ACNM national office staff have a passion for midwifery and women's health and a commitment to serving our members.
For general inquiries, please contact the main ACNM office line at 240.485.1800 or fax at 240.485.1818
For membership inquiries, please contact the ACNM membership office line at 240.485.1813 or [email protected]
Here's a list, by topic, of who to contact at ACNM
Sheri A. Sesay-Tuffour PhD, CAE, Chief Executive Officer
All things CEO – chief business officer, chief empowerment officer, chief survival officer advancing the strategic direction and fiscal health of ACNM.
Advocacy & Government Affairs
Crystal Adams, Special Assistant to the CEO
Works closely with CEO to support governance, administrative and office activities.
Finance & Operations
Amy Kohl, Director of Advocacy & Government Affairs
Leads development and implementation of ACNM's federal and state policy agenda.
Marc Rucker, Vice President Finance
Oversees all things financial.
Lisa Qing Zeng, Controller
Maintains and supervises the quality of accounting and financial reporting, support to annual audit, budgeting, internal controls and financial analysis.
Sujata Chavan, Senior Accountant I
Performs collection, documents transactions, maintains financial records and manages accounting books.
Fausto Miranda, Director of Information Technology
Manages IT infrastructure, website and technical projects.
Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health
Derica Clarke, Meeting Specialist
Plans, manages and executes meetings and events.
Frances Likis, CNM, NP, DrPH, FACNM, FAAN, Editor-in-Chief, JMWH (off-site)
Directs the content, focus, strategic development and operations of JMWH, the official journal of ACNM.
Brittany Swett, Managing Editor, JMWH (off-site)
919.650.1459 ext 205
Serves as managing editor for JMWH.
Tekoa King, CNM, MPH, FACNM, Deputy Editor JMWH (off-site)
Assists in writing editorials and content for Share With Women patient education handouts and with soliciting manuscripts.
Membership and Communications
Patricia Murphy, CNM, DrPH, FACNM, Deputy Editor, JMWH (off-site)
Makes decisions about acceptance and rejection of manuscripts.
Hedy Ross, Director of Membership and Communications
Provides an outstanding membership experience.
Kiescha Cherry, Communications Manager
Manages communication and publication process for ACNM's member magazine, Quickening and coordinates ACNM SmartBrief internally.
Anisa Yusuf, Membership and Affiliate Specialist
Provides the membership engagement connoisseur experience. Liaison between the national office and state affiliates.
Jasmine Byrd, Membership Coordinator
Serves as resident membership engagement guru.
Midwifery Practice, Education & Global Outreach (MPEGO)
Anais Williams, Communications Specialist
Provides brand visibility of ACNM through messaging, design, marketing and social media.
Sharon Ryan, CNM, DNP, Director of Midwifery Practice, Education, and Global Outreach (MPEGO)
Provides member guidance and content expertise for midwifery practice and women’s health, education and licensure, research, domestic and global grant initiatives and interprofessional collaboration.
Pandora Hardtman, DNP, CNM, RM, FACNM Global Relations Advisor
Provides technical expertise and capacity building for ACNM’s global operations as front-line point of contact for global communications, program management and partnerships development.
Director, Global Outreach
Provides technical expertise and capacity building for ACNM’s global operations.
Lakesia Pitts, Grants Manager
Manages business development, budgeting, compliance, administration and reporting for domestic and international grant activities.
Special Projects Technical Advisor
Provides technical advisory and member guidance in midwifery practice and education. Manages research projects, content development and practice-related communications, special projects and management of domestic grant deliverables.
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
Kareema Smith, MPEGO Department Coordinator
Provides administrative support to department of midwifery practice, education and global outreach.
Heather Maurer, MA, ACME Executive Director
Executive leader of ACME overseeing all daily operations, finances, strategic direction of the agency working with three executive volunteer boards.
A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc.
Kristina Anderson, Accreditation Assistant
Working with the executive director, assists ACME board and midwifery education program directors in the ACME accreditation process.
Mary Kaye Collins, CNM, MN, JD, FACNM, President (Off-site)
Lisa Paine, CNM, DrPh, FACNM, Chief Executive Officer, The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc.
Ensures the Foundation's charitable purposes are met and its mission achieved through oversight of scholarships, grants, and awards program; solicitation of donations; and fulfillment of bequests and other forms of planned giving.