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NC ACNM Board of Directors 2019 (term ends)


President (2022)


Ami Goldstein

Standing Committees



Nominating Committee: Chair - Kathy Higgins, Amanda O'Briant, Emily Joubert, Shannon Maaske (board)

Marketing & Media: Chair Shannon Maaske (board), Carey Jefferson, Suzanne Wertman

Scholarship: Chair- Rhonda Lanning. Erica Welch, Heather Helton, Laura Meyers, Ben Kitchin (board)

Program/Event Committee: Chair - Alice Ann Hermanson (board), Emily Joubert, Elke Bachmann, Katy Dunning, Connie Dewees, Shelly Benfield.

Legislative & State Policy: Chair - Suzanne Wertman, Lisa Ross, Katie Calvillo, Nancy Harman, Jane Gledhill, Becky Bagley, Pam Reis, Elke Bachmann, Ashli Gibson, Alison Koch, Ami Goldstein (board)

Out-of-Hospital Birth Committee: Chair - Belinda LaShea (board), Carey Jefferson , Sarah Dumas, Olivia Marshburn, Alice Ann Robertson, Michelle Rhude, Tracy Cipperly-Beasley, Tanya Bailey, Nicole Winecoff, Marcia Ensminger, Jewel Whitmer

Bylaws: Chair - Jaci Schmid, Lisa Nona, Rhonda Lanning, Alice Ann Robertson (board)

Fundraising: Chair - Rebeca Moretto, Katie Calvillo, Cherese Infanito, Ben Kitchin (board)

Website: Bobbi Kimsey

Membership/Awards: Chair - Jomeka Mowery, Barbara Metselaars, (board-OPEN)



NCACNM member representatives to outside agencies/organizations



Midwifery Joint Committee: Aimee Feste, Sarah Dumas

PQCNC/NC Partnership for Maternal Safety: Ami Goldstein

NCNA CAPN: Katie Calvillo

DHHS Perinatal Health Strategic Plan: Carey Jefferson

NCAPRN Legislative Strategy Committee: Suzanne Wertman

NCIOM Perinatal Levels of Care Task Force: Sarah Dumas

NCMERA: Becky Bagley, Pamela Reis, Belinda LaShea, Suzanne Wertman, Rebeca Moretto

Vice President (2021)


Nona Smith

Secretary (2022)


Rebeca Moretto

Treasurer (2020)


Ben Kitchin

Member at Large 2 (2021)


Shannon Maaske

Member at Large 1 (2020)


Alice Ann Robertson

Member at Large 3 (2022)


Belinda Lashea

Student Member (2019)

Erica Welch



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