About Us

The Idaho Midwifery Council (IMC) was formed in the summer of 1980 and continues to function as a voluntary professional organization, representing midwives across the State of Idaho.  The IMC supports and promotes the option of community birth for families in Idaho. It facilitates education and community amongst midwives through conferences and workshops. The IMC advocates for the midwifery profession, offering legislative support in maintaining and updating the rules and regulations of direct-entry midwifery in Idaho.  Our organization is open not only to midwives, but also to all who have any interest in midwifery, whether midwife, apprentice, student, consumer and/or supporter of midwifery.  As we network together, we endeavor to encourage each other to uphold the highest and safest standard of maternity care.  

Our Purpose

To promote competent midwifery practice as a quality health care option in Idaho
To provide midwives with opportunities for training and continuing education
To promote communication between Idaho midwives
To promote communication and cooperation between midwives and other professional and nonprofessional groups concerned with improving perinatal outcomes
To work to assure safe, quality childbirth practices, regardless of the birth setting chosen by parents

 
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President
Elected 2021 (3 year term)

ViviAnne Fischer

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Treasurer
Appointed 2021 (2 year term)

Kasha Coulliard

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Region 2 Representative
Appointed 2021 (1 year term)

Ivy Warwick

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Advisory Board Member & Nominations/Elections Chair

Barbara Rawlings

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Outgoing President

Barb Rawlings

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Secretary
Appointed 2021 (1 year term)

Tammy Desjardins

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Region 3 Representative
Open (2 year term)

Volunteer Needed

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Vice President
Appointed 2021 (1 year term)

Lori Sabin

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Region 1 Representative
Appointed 2022 (1 year term)

Krysta Freed

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Region 4 Representative
Appointed 2020 (3 year term)

Lauren Garcia

IMC Non-Board Positions

Legislative Liaison

 

Nancy Draznin

motherwise@genesee-id.com

Newsletter Editor

Lori Sabin

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Membership Chair

Lori Sabin, LM, CPM

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QIC Chair

Charity Catlin, LM, CPM

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NACPM Chair

Katy Rawlins

thesagemidwife@gmail.com