Board of Directors

MANA BOARD

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President

Bylaw Requirements

The President shall provide leadership, have general supervision of the affairs of MANA, be authorized to sign or endorse checks in the absence of the Treasurer, shall serve as the contractual agent of MANA, shall serve ex-officio on all committees of MANA, and shall perform other such duties as are necessarily incident to the office of President or as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors.

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Sarah Foster, LM, CPM, MA-MCHS

President

Vice President

Bylaw Requirements

The Vice President shall perform the duties of the President in the temporary absence of the President, or take over as President should the President be unable to permanently perform the duties of the posi-tion. The Vice President is the coordinator of standing committees determined by the Board of Direc-tors. The Vice President acts in support to the membership as liaison between the Board of Directors and Membership Advisory Council (MAC). The Vice President will perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President, or the Board of Directors.

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Becky Coolidge

Vice President

Secretary

Bylaw Requirements

The Secretary shall be responsible for keeping and distributing the minutes of all meetings of MANA, the Board of Directors and the Executive Council, for coordinating all MANA correspondence, and for other such duties as pertain to the office.

Responsibilities

The Secretary has six key areas of responsibility: ƒ

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Yesenia Guzman

Director of Professional Development

Treasurer

Bylaw Requirements

The Treasurer shall be custodian of the funds of MANA, give an itemized report at each meeting of the Board of Directors and at the annual meeting of MANA, be an ex-officio member of the Finance Com-mittee, make recommendations and invest money with the approval of the Board of Directors after consultation with the Finance Committee, and perform other duties as pertain to the office.

Responsibilities

The Treasurer has eight key areas of responsibility:ƒ

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Deb Sahlstrom, CPM

Interim Treasurer

Director, Division of Health Policy and Advocacy

Responsibilities

The Director of the Division of Health Policy and Advocacy has four key areas of responsibility: ƒ

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Wendi Cleckner, LM, CPM, JD

Interim Secretary

Director, Division of Professional Development

Responsibilities

The Director of the Division of Professional Development has four key areas of responsibility:ƒ

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Elizabeth (Liz) Baer, CPM, LDM

Director of Professional Development

Director of Events

Responsibilities

The Director of the Division of Events has four key areas of responsibility: ƒ

  • education
  • annual and regional conferences
  • ƒinternational meetings and conferences
  • ƒmerchandising

The Director is responsible to maintain MANA’s strong voice of expertise regarding the Midwives Model of Care and normal physiologic birth and to create opportunities for professional growth and networking through the annual Conference.

The Director will: ƒ

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Lori Gibson

Director, Division of Events

Director, Division of Organizational Development

Responsibilities

The Director of the Division of Organizational Development has eight key areas of responsibility

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Jeanna Deswert, LM, CPM

Director of Organizational Development

Director, Division of Public Affairs

Responsibilities

The Director of the Division of Public Affairs has four key areas of responsibility:ƒ

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Te'sa Lubans Dehaven, CPM

Director of Public Affairs