NACPM Third Virtual Annual Meeting 2016

Thank you for joining us for our Third Virtual Annual Meeting!


If you missed the meeting, please watch the presentation here:

View presentation slides here

Annual Meeting Agenda

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Presidents’ Welcome
Presenter: Tanya Khemet & Audrey Levine, Co-Presidents

Overview: The Work of NACPM
Presenter: Mary Lawlor, Executive Director


Leadership: Manifesting Commitments

The Leadership of NACPM
Presenter: Tanya Khemet & Audrey Levine, Co-Presidents

NACPM Announcement of cross-racial shared leadership

Public Members and the Board
Presenter: Keisha Goode, Board Member

Break for questions 5 minutes


Professional Identity, Member Engagement and Support

State Chapters
•Susan Smartt Cook, Chapter Program Manager
•Kate Hogan, President, Minnesota State Chapter
•Barbara Belcore, President, Illinois State Chapter

NACPM Chapters webpage
Support for State Licensing
Presenter: Ellie Daniels, Immediate Past President

Legislation and Policy Webinar Series

Federal Recognition of CPMs
Presenter: Mary Lawlor, Executive Director

Legislation and Policy Webinar Series

Bundled Payment Proposal
Importance of NACPM Membership in ICM
Presenter: Autumn Vergo, Board Secretary

International Confederation of Midwives
US MERA Update
Presenter: Ellie Daniels, Immediate Past President


Collaborative Relationships
Presenter: Mary Lawlor, Executive Director 

National Quality Forum
Integrative Health Policy Consortium
American Association of Birth Centers
Childbirth Connection
National Partnership for Women and Families

Break for questions 10 minutes


Professional Development and Support

Professional Development Support
Presenter: Jo Anne Myers-Ciecko, Consultant

State Legislative and Advocacy Toolkit

Midwives on the Ground
Presenter: Holly Arends Murphy, CPM

Equity and the Impact on Racism
Presenter: Keisha Goode & Barbara Blot, Board Members

Social Justice and Birth webpage

NACPM Practice Committee
Presenter: Autumn Vergo, Board Secretary

Education and Workforce
Presenter: Jo Anne Myers-Ciecko, Consultant

NACPM Resources webpage

Break for questions 10 minutes


Infrastructure – Foundation for NACPM’s Vision and Purpose

Financial Report
Presenter: Kaye Kanne, Treasurer

2015 Profit and Loss Statement

2015 Expenses

2015 Income

Presenter: Audrey Levine, Co-President

NACPM Donations

Presenter: Mary Lawlor, Executive Director

NACPM Staff 


Wrap-Up & Discussion

Presenter: Mary Lawlor, Executive Director

NACPM Membership Benefits

Questions and Discussion 20 minutes

Please contact us if you have questions or suggestions, or would like to suggest a topic for future webinars.


NACPM would like to extend our gratitude to the organizations below for providing generous gifts to be given away during the 2016 NACPM Virtual Annual Meeting.