Leadership at Its Best…Join the ACME Board of Commissioners!


Deadline: January 22, 2021

Looking for a chance to combine your passion for midwifery education with your proven leadership skills?

The Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) is seeking an individual to serve on the ACME Board of Commissioners (BOC). The BOC is ACME’s volunteer-led governing board and is responsible for the overall “governance” of the agency. At its core, the BOC is responsible for developing and enforcing the policies and procedures that guide day-to-day operations; and has chief authority for the development of the ACME accreditation criteria.

As a Commissioner, you will join a group of dedicated, mission-focused professionals who work collectively to ensure high quality midwifery education. Be a part of it all, submit your application today!

General Requirements
CNM/CM members:

  • Certified by AMCB
    • Minimum master’s degree with evidence of academic and experiential knowledge of curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation
    • Experience in midwifery education and practice
    • Familiarity with the accreditation process
  • Familiarity with digital communication and workflow technologies such as Dropbox, Zoom, Google Docs, etc.
  • Commitment to attend meetings and join conference calls as necessary

Application Process
For consideration, please submit the following items via email to Angela Smith, ACME Executive Director at acme@acnm.org:

  • Curriculum Vita (CV)
  • Letter of Interest or Cover Letter
  • Two Letters of Recommendation- Note: Recommendation letters may not be from ACME volunteers (Board of Commissioners, Site Visitor Panel, Advisory Committee or Board of Review) or staff.

About ACME
The Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education is an agency established to advance and promote excellence in midwifery education. The aim of ACME is to ensure that programs are performing at the highest level of quality and providing learning experiences that will lead to optimal outcomes for students. ACME is a reliable authority regarding midwifery education. Since 1982, ACME has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USED) as a nationally recognized programmatic accrediting agency for nurse-midwifery and midwifery education programs. In May 2018, ACME was awarded the maximum five-year recognition for remaining in full compliance with the USED requirements.

To learn more about this rewarding opportunity, please send an email to acme@acnm.org, and visit Volunteers to learn more about volunteering at ACME.