Call For Volunteers
Are you interested in taking on a deeper role in the profession of midwifery? The American Midwifery Certification Board, Inc. (AMCB) offers several opportunities for those who want to have a positive impact on their profession: serving as a member of the Board of Directors or serving on one of five Standing Committees. AMCB is a non-profit, voluntary corporation whose mission is to protect and serve the public by providing the certification standard for individuals educated in the profession of midwifery.
See below for available volunteer positions:
AMCB currently needs a volunteer Consumer Liaison to serve on our Board of Directors.
The American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) is a non-profit, voluntary corporation whose mission is to protect and serve the public by providing the certification standard for individuals educated in the profession of midwifery.
The AMCB is governed by an eleven (11) member, volunteer Board of Directors (BOD) comprised of:
- Three officers (President, Secretary, and Treasurer)
- A fourth Ex-Officio officer (President) during the last year of the current President’s term
- Four chairpersons of the following standing committees:
- Certificate Maintenance Program Committee
- Credentials, Administration & Reporting Committee
- Examination Committee
- Research Committee
- Three professional members from other health care disciplines
- A consumer member
Qualifications to serve as a member of AMCB Board of Directors include the following:
Applications and all additional required documents should be submitted to Carrie Bright (firstname.lastname@example.org) at AMCB by October 31, 2022. The application will be voted on during the Fall Board meeting in November.
The AMCB Research Committee needs YOU!
Volunteers are the heart of our organization and we have been privileged to have had so many dedicated CMs and CNMs willing to work with us. We are searching for Certified Midwives (CM) and Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM) in various practice settings to contribute to our diverse team of professionals. At this time, we issue a call for volunteers for the AMCB Research Committee.
The Research Committee is a diverse group of subject matter experts (CMs & CNMs) who represent midwives of different races, ethnicities, genders, practice settings, clinical experiences, locations, etc. The committee conducts a task analysis survey of newly certified CNMs/CMs to ensure that the national certification examination reflect current entry-level midwifery practice. This committee is also responsible for conducting internal research relevant to the mission of the corporation and approving external research projects. For more information, please click here.
CNM/CMs wishing to serve on an AMCB committee must meet the following qualifications:
- Minimum education of a master’s degree and/or evidence of academic or experiential knowledge relevant to the committee’s function.
- Committee membership should reflect the diversity of the profession
- A member of the Research Committee shall not hold a position on any Exam Committee or Sub-Committee at the same time and vice versa
To be considered for a position on the Research Committee, please submit:
Please submit all documents to Lori Havens, Manager of Data and Research, by August 15, 2022.
No Time To Volunteer? Share Your Ideas Instead
AMCB is committed to the continued progress and involvement of ALL of our certificants. We believe that innovation is critical not only to the development of our organization but also to the effectiveness of our staff.
We encourage you to provide us with your ideas. Those ideas can be directly related to AMCB policies/operations, continuing education, certification, or the overall midwifery industry.
Please submit your written ideas to email@example.com. We look forward to hearing from all of you.