FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New Appointments to the AMCHP Board of Directors include 3 transitions, 2 re-elections, and 2 new additions to the Board, bringing the number of Board members to fifteen.
Washington, DC – 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 two new members. Elected in May, these Board members began serving on May 18, 2022, with the results announced at the AMCHP Annual Business Meeting held the same day.
With these changes, AMCHP’s Board of Directors will comprise fifteen members. Re-elections, transitions, and new appointments to the Board include Lisa A. Asare (President-Elect), Rachel Hutson (Secretary), Marcus Johnson-Miller (Treasurer), Dr. Tobi Adeyeye Amosun (Director-at-Large), Deborah Garneau (Region I Director), Dr. Janis Gonzales (Region VI Director), and Vickie Ives (Region IX Director).
“On behalf of the entire Board, I am proud to welcome these incredible leaders as new colleagues on the AMCHP Board of Directors,” said Belinda Pettiford, President of AMCHP’s Board of Directors. “These individuals will add tremendous value with their expertise in maternal and child health, trajectory in public health, and perspectives in health equity.”
AMCHP’s Board of Directors is responsible for the association’s property, funds, affairs, and business while helping achieve its mission of protecting and promoting the optimal health of women, children, youth, families, and communities. Its fifteen members hold key positions at the highest levels of maternal and child health and public health nationwide.
“Our Board comprises a dedicated team of maternal and child health leaders committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the same population we strive to protect through our mission,” said Terrance E. Moore, Chief Executive Officer of AMCHP. “We are excited to channel their talent and expertise into furthering our shared goal of healthy children, families, and communities, and their commitment to health equity.”
For more information about our Board of Directors, please visit our website www.amchp.org.
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is a national resource, partner, and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, infants, children, youth, parents, families, and communities. AMCHP builds successful programs to serve its members by disseminating best practices; advocating on their behalf in Washington, DC; providing technical assistance; convening leaders to share experiences and ideas; and advising states about involving partners to reach our common goal of healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities. For more information visit www.amchp.org and follow AMCHP on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
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