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AABC Committees

AABC has many opportunities for you to get involved. Read the descriptions below and then click here to apply online to serve on an AABC Committee in 2019. Deadline to apply is November 10, 2018.

  • Bylaws Committee
    The Bylaws Committee reviews the Bylaws and Administrative Regulations and makes recommendations for changes to the AABC Board of Directors and membership.
  • Diversity & Inclusion Committee
    This new committee advises the Board of directors about the diversity of the membership of the organization and propose education and/or programs to meet the needs of members.
  • Finance Committee
    This committee maintains the fiscal stability and long-term economic health of the Association by providing oversight of budgeting and financial planning, financial reporting, and the creation and monitoring of internal controls and accountability policies.
  • Government Affairs Committee
    This committee is open to all and meets monthly to discuss current birth center legislation around the country, plan birth center advocacy events and help birth centers navigate the world of legislation and regulations. In 2019 the committee will continue its efforts on TRICARE reimbursement, collaboration with states, and work with our federal lobbyist on the BABIES Act.
  • Industry Relations Committee
    This committee is open to all and meets monthly to discuss insurance contracting issues, to advocate for increased inclusion of birth centers into insurance policies and to teach members strategies to achieve higher reimbursement rates in their insurance contracts.  
  • International Committee
    This committee is open to all and meets monthly to identify how AABC can collaborate with supporting stakeholders to strengthen birth centers globally.
  • Membership/Public Relations Committee
    The committee is open to all and meets monthly to develop campaigns and programs to increase AABC membership through member programs, outreach and engagement, as well as promotion and education about AABC and birth centers.
  • Program Committee
    This committee is open to all and meets monthly to identify member requests for the yearly Birth Institute, identify topics and speakers and plan convention events. In 2019 the committee will plan the program of the 2019 Birth Institute (September 12-15, 2018 in Orlando, Florida).  
  • Research Committee
    This committee is open to all and meets monthly to discuss research issues and plan/conduct research projects relevant to birth center practice.
  • Webinar Committee
    This committee is open to all and meets monthly to plan webinar offerings in an effort to help meet the education needs of AABC members.
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