• Calling Volunteer Reviewers for J&J Quick Fire Challenge

    Can you spot an idea with the power to transform maternal and newborn health? AWHONN partnered with Johnson & Johnson on their Nurses Innovate Quickfire Challenge in Maternal and Newborn Health, and we need nurse volunteers to review the applications. The applicants with the best idea(s) receive up to $100,000 in grant funding, and you can be part of helping to bring their ideas to life.


    Volunteer for this opportunity. The deadline is Monday, October 14.

  • POEP4 Scholarship Opportunity

    Every Woman, Every Baby is pleased to provide an opportunity for five hospitals to apply and receive our Perinatal Orientation and Education Program, Fourth Edition (POEP4) and an opportunity for four hospitals to apply and receive our Neonatal Orientation and Education Program, Fourth Edition (NOEP4).


    These scholarships are closing soon!


    The POEP4 Applications are due on September 27, 2019 at 5 PM EST.

    The NOEP4 Applications are due on October 4, 2019 at 5 PM EST.


    To Apply:



  • 2020 AWHONN Elections Results

    AWHONN is pleased to announce and welcome the members of the 2020 Board of Directors.


    Cyndy Krening, MS, CNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM 
    Colorado, Region II

    Suzanne Baird, DPN, RN
    Tennessee, Region VI
    Kellie Griggs, DNP, MSN-Ed, RNC-OB
    North Carolina, Region VI
    Cheryl Larry-Osman, RN, MS, CNM, CNS *
    Michigan, Region III


    AWHONN is pleased to announce the results of the 2020 Section Elections.


    • Chair: Danette Schloeder MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM*
    • Secretary Treasurer: Bree Lind*

    Armed Forces

    • Secretary Treasurer:  Jeanette Anderson BSN, MSN, RN-C
    • Navy Representative:  Suzanne Maldarelli RN, BSN, MSN
    • Army Representative (also serves as Section Chair): Brandy Clayton RNC-Inpatient, OB
    • Air Force Representative:  Amber Barker WHNP-BC, RNC-Inpt, OB
    • Civilian Representative:  April Dunne, RN


    • Chair:  Beth Stephens-Hennessy RNC-OB, C-EFM, MSN, CNS*
    • Secretary Treasurer:  Kandice Duns MSN, BSN, RN C-EFM*


    • Chair:  Lisa Enslow MSN, RN-BC, CLC
    • Secretary Treasurer: Edite Weddle BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CCE*


    • Chair:  Rita Nutt BSN, CNS, DNP, MSN*


    • Chair:  Nancy Travis RN, BSN, MS*
    • Secretary Treasurer:  Shannon Stalbird BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM


    • Chair:  Elizabeth McIntire RN, MSN, WHNP-BC, C-EFM*
    • Secretary Treasurer:  Jill Colvin BSN, RNC


    • Chair:  Courtney Weekley MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, RNC-OB
    • Secretary Treasurer:  Samantha Port DNP, MBA, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CPPS, CPHQ*


    • Chair: Michelle Amstutz, RN*


    • Chair:  Judy Wilson-Griffin MSN, PNCNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM*

    New Hampshire

    • Chair: Colleen Whatley MSN, CNS-BC, RNC-OB*
    • Secretary Treasurer: Nicole Pendenza BSN, RNC-NIC*

    New Jersey

    • Chair: Patricia Suplee PhD, RNC-OB
    • Secretary Treasurer: Suzanne Spernal DNP, APN-BC, RNC-OB


    • Chair:  Evelyn Radichel MS, RN-BC
    • Secretary Treasurer:  Kristy Wente RNC, MS


    • Chair:  Michelle Hirschkorn MSN, RNC-OB, CNS
    • Secretary Treasurer:  Donna Talain RNC-OB, BSN, MBA*

    South Carolina

    • Chair:  Michelle Flanagan BSN, RNC*
    • Secretary Treasurer:  Kimberly McPherson BSN, RNC, C-EFM, CLC* 

    South Dakota

    • Chair:  Michelle Sand, RN


    • Chair:  Terrie Price DNP, MSN, RNC-OB
    • Secretary Treasurer:  Tie / There will be a run-off election


    • Chair:  Tiffany Hanson MHA, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM
    • Secretary Treasurer:  Tamara Ferney MSN, RNC-OB


    • Chair:  Deborah Schumacher BSN, RCN-OB, C-EFM
    • Secretary Treasurer:  Keri Meverden RN, CLC*


    • Chair:  Josephine LeMaster RNC-OB, MSN, EFM*
    • Secretary Treasurer:  Michelle Wood RN, BSN