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Tools and Resources to Build a State Advocacy Program

October 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Don’t miss this opportunity to strategize with ACNM advocacy staff, national, and state affiliate leaders on how to develop an effective state advocacy program that moves your state forward!

It’ll be an interactive experience of success and challenge stories, collaboration with other organizations, networking opportunities, and much more.

Gain the tools and resources necessary to become an influential leader and state advocate.


Panel One: Learn How to Build an Effective Advocacy Campaign the Oregon Way


Laura Jenson, MPH, MS, CNM, CPH

Catherine (Kate) Pelosi, CNM, MSN

Topics to Include:

  • Historical Perspective of Oregon ACNM
  • Legislation and Implementation: Admitting Privileges, Membership on Medical Staff and Voting Rights
  • Collaborations with Public Health Community

*More speakers to be added.


Panel Two: Collaborations with Organizations


Lynne Himmelreich, CNM, MPH, FACNM

Suzanne Wertman, CNM

Kathryn K. Carr, CNM, MSN

Jennifer Jagger, CNM, MSN, WHNP, FACNM

Barbara Woolley, State Affiliate Support Specialist, ACNM

Topics to Include:

  • Historical Perspective: Road to Full Practice
  • Building Collaborations
  • Hiring and Keeping a Lobbyist
  • Diversity and Inclusion in Advocacy
  • Engaging Future Midwives
  • Leveraging Social Media


More information to come! *Panel information subject to change.


Member $150 | Non-Member $175 | Student $100


October 26, 2017
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Amy Kohl, ACNM Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs