California Nurse-Midwives Association

CNMA Chapter Resources


Los Angeles and Ventura CountiesJocelyn Hart, CNM

Midwives of Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay (Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties): Martina Szarek, CNM

Capital Chapter (Sacramento, Yolo, Sutter, Yuba and Colusa Counties): Bethany Sasaki and Jenny Markovic

San Diego and Imperial Counties: Kel Shield

San Francisco Bay Area: Lauren Lockwood, CNM

South Bay Area (Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties): Olga Libova, CNM

Interested in starting a chapter in your area? Check out these helpful documents below:

Standard Rules and Operating Procedures: PDF or MS Word

Putting Together Your Local Chapter: Tips and Tricks

Helpful Links


CapitolTrack - Track CNMA legislative bills

California Board or Registered Nursing

Clear Advocacy


American Association of Birth Centers

American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)

American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB)

Association of Women's Heath, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

California Association of Midwives (CAM)

California Association for Nurse Practitioners

Coalition for Patient Rights

California Heath Advocates

La Leche League International

Lucina Maternity

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