Meet the Delegates

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Caroline Adams; Institute for Medicaid Innovation; Milford, MI
Abigail Aiyepola; The National Association to Advance Black Birth; Silver Spring, MD
Eloho Akpovi; Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Providence, RI
Tatyana Ali; Encino, CA
Ihotu Ali; Minnesota Healers & Birthworkers of Color; Minneapolis, MN
Jennifer Almanza; University of Minnesota; West St Paul, MN
H. Frank Andersen; Elson S Floyd College of Medicine, WSU; Spokane, WA
Carmen Anderson; The Heinz Endowments; Pittsburgh, PA
Emily Anesta; Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery (FAM)/ Bay State Birth Coalition; Roslindale, MA
Katie Barrett; March for Moms; Walpole, MA
Debra Bingham; Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement; Baltimore, MD
Brenda Blasingame; HealthConnect One; Chicago, IL
Terie Boles; ICreate Holistic Pregnancy Servi; College Park, GA
Claudia Booker; Birthing Hands Midwifery and Birth Services; Washington, DC
Amenyonah Bossman; Mattapan, MA
Aimee Brill; Village Birth International; Lambertville, NJ
Micaela Cadena; Young Women United; Las Cruces, NM
Denicia Cadena; Young Women United; Albuquerque, NM
Casey Cattell; Heroes For Moms; Bridgewater, NJ
Melissa Cheyney; Oregon State University Reproductive Heath Laboratory; Corvalis, OR
Erin Clark; University of Utah Health; Salt Lake City, UT
Jacquelyn Connolly; Los Alamos, NM
Bonnie Connors Jellen; American Hospital Association; Charleston, South Carolina, SC
Andria Cornell; AMCHP; Washington, DC
Joia Crear Perry; National Birth Equity Collaborative; Washington, DC
Athena Cross; Cross Health Care Solutions; Washington, DC
Jaqxun Darlin; Queer and Transgender Midwifery Association, Advisory Committee; Richmond, CA
Ida Darragh; NARM; Little Rock, AR
Rosanna Davis; Calif Assoc of Licensed Midwives; San Leandro, CA
Gene Declercq; Boston University; Boston, MA
Andrew Dergousoff; GOLD Learning; Vancouver, BC
Kate Dickerson; Jewish Healthcare Foundation; Pittsburgh, PA
Jemea Dorsey; Center for Black Women's Wellness/Atlanta Healthy Start; Atlanta, GA
Blair Dudley; Pacific Business Group on Health; San Francisco, CA
Jocelyn Dugan; Californians for the Advancement of Midwifery; Coarsegold, CA
Kimberly Durdin; KindredsSpaceLA/Birthing People Foundation; Los Angeles, CA
Roberta Eaglehorse-Ortiz; Oregon Inter-Tribal Breastfeeding Coalition; Portland, OR
Mark Eakes; Granite Falls Health; Granite Falls, MN
Eve Espey; UNM OBGYN; Albuquerque, NM
Timothy Fisher; NNEPQIN; Hanover, NH
Nourbese Flint; Black Women for Wellness; Los Angeles, CA, CA
Jessica Frechette-Gutfreund; Breath of My Heart Birthplace; Espanola, NM
Jonathan Fuchs; UCSF/PTBi; San Francisco, CA
Jasmina Geldman; Birth Place Lab, University of British Columbia; Vancouver, BC
Karen George; Council of Residency Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology; Washington, DC
Patrisia Gonzales; Indigenous Midwives; Tucson, AZ
Nicolle Gonzales; Changing Woman Initiative; Santa Fe, NM
Michele Goodwin; University of California, Irvine; Irvine, CA
Wendy Gordon; Bastyr University Department of Midwifery; Lynnwood, WA
Rhonda Grantham; Center for Indigenous Midwifery; Olympia, WA
Nikia Grayson; CHOICES Memphis Center for Reproductive Health; Bartlett, TN
Carmen Green; National Birth Equity Collaborative; New Orleans, LA
Kimberly Gregory; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Los Angeles, CA
Susan Gullo; Ariadne Labs; Boston, MA
Lynsey Hamilton; Birth Place Lab, University of British Columbia; Vancouver, BC
Naa Hammond; Groundswell Fund; Brooklyn, NY
Rachel Hardeman; University of Minnesota, School of Public Health; Minneapolis, MN
Pandora Hardtman; International Midwifery Consultant; Stockbridge, GA
Diane Holzer; Home Birth Summit, Chair Collaboration Task Force; Fairfax, CA
Demia Horsley; Healthy Start, Inc. Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA
Rose Horton; Emory Decatur Hospital; Decatur, GA
Elizabeth Howard; Women And Infants Hospital; Providence, RI
Asma Inge-Hanif; Inge Benevolent Ministries dba Muslimat Al Nisaa Shelter; Baltimore, MD
Sandra Janoff; Future Search Network; Wynnewood, PA
Cecilia Jevitt; University of British Columbia; Vancouver, BC
Amy Johnson-Grass; American Association of Birth Centers; St.. Paul, MN
Jennie Joseph; Commonsense Childbirth Inc.; Winter Garden, FL
Lisa Kane Low; University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, MI
Deborah Kaplan; NYC Department of Health  and Mental Hygiene; Queens, NY
Holly Kennedy; Yale University; West Haven, CT
Tanya Khemet Taiwo; NACPM; Sacramento, CA
Marcia Klein-Patel; Allegheny Health Network; Pittsburgh, PA
Fiona Lang-Sharpe; GOLD Learning; Vancouver, BC
Cheryl Larry-Osman; AWHONN; Washington, DC
Mary Lawlor; NACPM; Putney, VT
Larry Leeman; University of New Mexico; Albuquerque, NM
Audrey Levine; NACPM and Smooth Transitions; Olympia, WA
Winnie Lo; Birth Place Lab, University of British Columbia; Vancouver, BC
Judith Lothian; Lamaze International; Brooklyn, NY
RaShaunda Lugrand; The InTune Mother Society; Del City, OK
Ebony Marcelle; Family Health and Birth Center/COH; Washington, DC
Belin Marcus; Breath of My Heart Birth Place; Espanola, NM
Elmirah Marcus-Garcia; Breath of my heart birthplace; Ohkay Owingeh, NM
Sandy Martinez; Breath of My Heart Birthplace; Espanola, NM
Heather Maurer; Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME); Silver Spring, VA
Jeanette McCulloch; BirthSwell; Ithaca, NY
Deidre McDaniel; ACOG - Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM); Washington, DC
Monica McLemore; University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, CA
Pooja Mehta; Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center for Healthcare Value and Equity- Louisiana Department of Health; New Orleans, LA
Tami Michele; OB/GYN; Fremont, MI
Pooja Mittal; Institute For Medicaid Innovation and Healthnet; Redwood City, CA
Shafia Monroe; SMC Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Training; Portland, OR
Jennifer Moore; Institute for Medicaid Innovation; Washington, DC
Christine Morton; Repronetwork Consulting; Redwood City, CA
Annie Murray; Coronado, CA
Aza Nedhari; Mamatoto Village Inc; Upper Marlboro, MD
Carrie Neerland; University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, MN
Paulomi Niles; NYSALM/NYU; New York, NY
Judy Norsigian; Our Bodies Ourselves; Newton Center, MA
Lauren Nunally; Georgia Perinatal Quality Collaborative; Duluth, GA
Talita Oseguera; Black Women Birthing Justice; UCSF midwifery student; Oakland, CA
Michelle Palmer; RI Home Birth; Charlestown, RI
Cristen Pascucci; Birth Monopoly; Lexington, KY
Hakima Payne; Uzazi Village; Kansas City, MO
Miriam Pérez; Radical Doula; Washington, DC
Rebecca Polston; Owner Roots Community Birth Center; Minneapolis, MN
Chanel Porchia-Albert; Ancient Song Doula Services; Brooklyn, NY
Brynne Potter; Maternity Neighborhood; Charlottesville, VA
Joelle Puccio; People's Harm Reduction Alliance; Lynnwood, WA
Sheila Ramgopal; Allegheny Reproductive Health Center; Pittsburgh, PA
Larry Rand; UCSF Preterm Birth Initiative; San Francisco, CA
Kweli Rashied-Henry; March of Dimes; Atlanta, GA
Lynn Roberts; CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy; New York, NY
Paula Rojas; Mama Sana Vibrant Women/Embody Transformation; Austin, TX
Amy Romano; Baby+Co.; Milford, CT
Nicholas Rubashkin; UCSF + Human Rights in Childbirth; San Francisco, CA
Catherine Ruhl; AWHONN; Albuquerque, NM
Carol Sakala; National Partnership for Women & Families; Washington, DC
Christina Santoni; New Haven, CT
Anjali Sardeshmukh; Oakland, CA
Cherisse Scott; SisterReach; Memphis, TN
Karen Scott; California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative; Stanford, CA
Demetra Seriki; A Mothers Choice; Colorado Springs, CO
Sheri Sesay-Tuffour; American College of Nurse-Midwives; Silver Spring, MD
Jada Shirriel; Healthy Start, Inc. Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA
Monica Simpson; SisterSong; Atlanta, GA
Ravae Sinclair; DONA International; Pembroke Pines, FL
Nikki Skrinak; Texas Tech University at El Paso; El Paso, TX
Suzanne Smith; Utah Women and Newborns Quality Collaborative; Orem, UT
Tanya Smith-Johnson; Californians for the Advancement of Midwifery; Honolulu, HI
Jonathan Snowden; School of Public Health, Oregon Health & Science University - Portland State University; Portland, OR
Alexandra Spadola; Our Bodies Ourselves and Tufts Medical Center; Cambridge, MA
Beryl Stephen; Commonsense Childbirth School of Midwifery; Orlando, FL
Audrey Stewart; Birthmark Doula Collective; New Orleans, LA
Kathrin Stoll; Birth Place Lab, University of British Columbia; Vancouver, BC
Susan Stone; American College of Nurse-Midwives; Berea, KY
Nan Strauss; Every Mother Counts; New York, NY
Kelly Sweeney McShane; Community of Hope; Washington, DC
Tamara Taitt; Midwives College of Utah; North Miami, FL
Ali Tatum; Birth Place Lab; Vancouver, BC
Jennifer Vanderlaan; Emory University; Decatur, GA
Saraswathi Vedam; Birth Place Lab; Vancouver, BC
Autumn Vergo; Dartmouth-Hitchcock; Keene, NH
Allison Walsh; Commonwealth Bank; New York, NY
Natalie Watson; Steel City Midwives; Pittsburgh, PA
Indra Wood Lusero; NAPW, Elephant Circle, BRBA; Arvada, CO
Michele Woods; Future Search Network; Ewing, NJ