Executive Council Policy


The Executive Council status is a designation for the organizations and individuals that have major interest and are invested in the work of the Coalition. Through this level of engagement, organizations representing major contributors to maternal mortality and morbidity in the US have a unique opportunity to steer the work of the Coalition.



To be considered for Executive Council status, one must have:

  • A proven history of working to advocate women’s health care.

  • A strong alignment with the mission, vision and purpose of the Coalition.

  • A vested interest in furthering the work of the Coalition.

  • An interest in promotion and informing the work of the Coalition, where appropriate.

  • Integrity of organization is demonstrated


Becoming an Executive Council Member

Those interested in being considered to become an Executive Council member should complete the membership application for consideration. All applications are reviewed by the Coalition Executive Council; selection is based upon the criteria defined above and selection decisions are at the sole discretion of the Coalition Executive Council. During the review period, additional information as deemed necessary to reach a decision regarding membership status may be requested.



Executive Council Members receive the following benefits:

  • Recognition as a Coalition member on the Coalition’s website (www.mommasvoices.org)

  • Have a voice in our mission and organization by voting on suggestions and request received through the Program Manager.

  • Copies of branded promotional materials for use to support initiatives of the Coalition.

  • Opportunity to interact with the Coalition Program Manager via one on one dialogue.

  • Opportunity to interact with other Member organizations at select times during the year.

  • Opportunity to offer member organization’s audience annual training conference venue that is organized by the Coalition.

  • Name recognition as part of coalition initiatives.



Executive Council Members are expected to do the following:

  • Promote the Coalition’s mission, vision and purpose.

  • Disseminate and promote the work of the Coalition to organizational stakeholders and other interested parties.

  • Share successes in the dissemination of materials with the Coalition.

  • Participate in recruiting additional member organizations to the coalition.

  • Share annual training conference sponsorship opportunities to organization stakeholders.



If selected to become an Executive Council, an organization hold status for three years. Each Member Organization is reviewed annually and a decision on whether to continue or terminate the status is reached and communicated to the Member Organization. During the review period the Executive Council reserves the right to request additional information as deemed necessary to reach a decision regarding the continuation of the Member Status. A member may remain a member with no limit on years so long as a mutual annual determination to continue partnership is made.


Should a Member Organization wish to terminate their status, either during annual review or at any time throughout the year, they must submit in writing a request for termination to the Program Manager. Termination will be made effective immediately. Should the Executive Council wish to terminate Members Organization status at any time, either during annual review or at any time throughout the year, the Executive Council must submit in writing notification to the Member Organization of the termination. Termination will be made effective immediately.

**Open application, complete and save to computer. Then email to Nicole.Purnell@preeclampsia.org

Individuals applying to the Executive Council, complete as much information as applies.

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