AMCHP Announces 2024 Board of Directors Election Results
July 01, 2024



Changes to the AMCHP Board of Directors include 3 transitions, 4 re-elections, and 2 new appointments, bringing the number of Board members to sixteen.

 Washington, D.C. – The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors recently elected a new slate of officers and welcomed one new member. These Board members began serving on June 13, 2024.

Transitions, re-elections, and new appointments to the Board include Marcus Allen (President), Dawn Bailey (President-Elect), Lisa Asare (Past-President), Rachel Hutson (Secretary), Marcus Johnson-Miller (Treasurer), Leah J. Woodall (Region III Director), Jacqueline Johnson (Region IV Director), Jennie Munthali (Region VIII Director), and Belinda Pettiford, to whom AMCHP extends its gratitude and appreciation for her commitment to the organization over the past years, as she transitions off from her role as Past-President to the Board. With these changes, AMCHP’s Board of Directors will comprise sixteen members. 

“On behalf of the AMCHP Board of Directors, I’d like to extend a warm welcome to this outstanding group of new officers,” said Marcus Allen, newly appointed President of AMCHP’s Board of Directors. “Their expertise, years of experience in the maternal and child health field, and motivation to join the AMCHP Board of Directors are of true value as we continue supporting AMCHP and its mission of advancing the health of women, children, youth, families, and communities and centering health equity.” 

AMCHP’s Board of Directors is responsible for the association’s property, funds, affairs, and business while helping achieve its mission. Its sixteen members hold key positions at the highest levels of maternal and child health and public health nationwide. 

“I am pleased to welcome these new officers to the AMCHP Board of Directors and to continue our partnership executing our organization’s mission and strategic plan, AMCHP Future 2027,” said Terrance E. Moore, Chief Executive Officer of AMCHP. “I am deeply grateful for their dedication to furthering our organization and commitment to our members and the maternal and child health space. I look forward to continuing our work.”

For more information about our Board of Directors, please visit our website


The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is a national resource, partner, and advocate for state public health leaders who work and support state maternal and child health programs and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth, parents, families, and communities. AMCHP builds successful programs by disseminating best practices, advocating on behalf of our members in Washington, D.C., providing technical assistance, convening leaders to share experiences and ideas, and advising states to reach our common goal of healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities. For more information, visit and follow AMCHP on LinkedInX (Twitter)FacebookInstagram, and Threads.

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