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The Oregon ACNM Foundation (the Foundation) is a non-profit organization associated with the Oregon Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (Affiliate).

The Foundation was established in 2012 to support the mission and purposes of the Affiliate with a focus on the education of Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs), Certified Midwives (CMs), Student Nurse-Midwives (SNMs) and other health professionals. As a 501(c)(3) organization, we offer individuals the opportunity to support our mission through tax-deductible donations.

Board of Directors

The board of the Oregon ACNM Foundation is an all-volunteer group of midwives and community members.

Member Position
Happy Barnes-Light, CNM (ret) Chair
Cathy Emeis Ph.D., CNM Vice-Chair
Annie Ziemba, CNM Secretary
Helene Rippey, RN Treasurer
Mary Koski-Vogt, CNM Board Member
Jesse Remer, CD/PCD/BDT/PDT(DONA), LCCE, FACCE Board Member
Stacey Wilson, CNM Board Member
Stephanie Estes, CNM Vice-President - Oregon Affiliate of ACNM
Emily Yeast, CNM President - Oregon Affiliate of ACNM
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