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General Announcement

February 2017

We would like to send a hearty congratulations to Katya Simon and Ashley Gresh for winning the student essay contest! They have received registration for the National Meeting, $250 toward airfare, and lodging for the meeting.

Congratulations ladies!

General Announcement

November 2016

  • portrait of Catherine Salam

    Catherine Salam was elected as our new VP to take over at our January Meeting!

  • portrait of Melissa Fleming

    Melissa Fleming was elected as our new PR person to start immediately!

We are seeking qualified candidates for positions of Certified Nurse Midwife and Director of Midwifery.

Practice Info:
Special Beginnings Birth and Women's Center
1454 Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard
Arnold, MD 21012
phone: (410) 626-8982
fax: (410) 626-8805
www.specialbeginnings.com
Please contact Ann Sober, Director, with CV and letter via annsober@specialbeginnings.com

General Announcement

October 2016

Hello Maryland Midwives,

You have overwhelmingly agreed that a public relations position is needed for the affiliate. We are now taking submissions from candidates who would like to hold this position. We will vote at our next meeting (October 15th).

If you are interested please submit an application/paragraph about why you would like to hold this role (email ckenne@gmail.com). Please submit by October 8th so we can send your information to the affiliate members prior to the next meeting (October 15th, info below).

Our next meeting: Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1-4 pm
PLEASE RSVP
Evite link: http://evite.me/VFrCzgB2P9
Hosted by Cord Blood Registry
Location: Stanford Grill
8900 Stanford Boulevard
Columbia, MD
We will be giving out midwifery awards, hearing a summary of the last legislative session, and setting agendas for the next year! I look forward to seeing you all there!!

Colleen Kennedy
President, Maryland Affiliate of ACNM
ckenne@gmail.com

General Announcement

How to Contact Your Legislator

Maryland

Maryland’s General Assembly is a citizen-based legislature made up of 141 elected delegates and 47 senators for a total of 188. Each legislative district is made up of one senator and three delegates who are voted into office by their constituents every four years.

The Maryland General Assembly convenes every year for 90 days from early January until mid-April. During the 90-day legislative session, legislators will consider over 2,500 pieces of proposed legislation and will pass approximately 700 bills that will become law.

Contact your legislators now and educate them about midwives!

To enable a response from the legislator’s office, always include your full name, contact information, and legislative district or county at the end of a letter or email.

Who are your elected officials?

Enter your home address at http://mdelect.net/ to see a list of your congressional and state representatives.

Contacting Your Elected Officials

Visit the Maryland General Assembly website to look up your legislators by name, district, or political party.

Contact by Mail
Delegates

The Honorable Firstname Lastname
House of Delegates
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Senators

The Honorable Firstname Lastname
Maryland Senate
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Contact by Email

firstname.lastname@house.state.md.us or firstname.lastname@senate.state.md.us

Contact by Phone

Call the Maryland General Assembly at 800-492-7122 and ask to speak with your representative.

Hello, my name is ___________, from district ___, and I am calling to urge the delegate/senator to support/oppose HB/SB_____. (You may also give a reason at this time.)

National

Contact Maryland Members of the U.S. Congress

Maryland U.S. Senators

Cardin, Benjamin L. - (D - MD)
509 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-4524
Contact: www.cardin.senate.gov/contact/

Mikulski, Barbara A. - (D - MD)
503 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-4654
Contact: www.mikulski.senate.gov/contact/

U.S. House of Representatives

Enter your zipcode at http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/ to find your representative, which is determined according to the district in which you reside.

Dist. Name Party Room Phone Committee Assignment
1 Harris, Andy R 1533 LHOB 202-225-5311 Appropriations
Select Panel
2 Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch D 2416 RHOB 202-225-3061 Appropriations
3 Sarbanes, John P. D 2444 RHOB 202-225-4016 Energy and Commerce
4 Edwards, Donna F. D 2445 RHOB 202-225-8699 Science, Space, and Technology
Transportation
5 Hoyer, Steny H. D 1705 LHOB 202-225-4131  
6 Delaney, John D 1632 LHOB 202-225-2721 Financial Services
7 Cummings, Elijah D 2230 RHOB 202-225-4741 Oversight and Government
Select Committee on Benghazi
Transportation
8 Van Hollen, Chris D 1707 LHOB 202-225-5341 Budget
Contact by Mail

The Honorable First Name Last Name
Nth Congressional District
State of Maryland
Room Number from chart above
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515