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Call for Nominations
The AMCHP Board of Directors currently has a vacancy for the Region X Director (AK, ID, OR, WA) which was created when Stephanie Birch was elected as President-Elect. AMCHP is currently seeking nominations for the Region X Director which will complete Stephanie's term through February 2010. Nominations should be directed to Lisa Bujno, AMCHP's Governance Committee Chairperson, c/o Nora Lam at AMCHP. Current Region X Delegates, including Family Delegates, are eligible to apply. For more information, please contact Nora Lam at AMCHP. Nominations and materials are due to AMCHP no later than April 10 so that the Board may appoint a new Region X Director on its April teleconference. 

Upcoming AMCHP Board Meeting
The next AMCHP Board meeting will convene on Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 3 p.m. (EST) via teleconference. AMCHP Board meetings are open to the public and anyone interested in participating in the Board meeting is welcome to join the call. Please contact Nora Lam, Executive Assistant, for information about this upcoming meeting or call (202) 266-3038.   

Award Winners
Congratulations to the following agencies that were recognized at this year’s Annual Conference with a 2009 AMCHP Best Practice award:

·         CHIP of Virginia, Partners in Pregnancy Program, Virginia Department of Health

·         Colorado Department of Health and Environment, Prenatal Plus Program

·         First 5 California Children and Families Commission/University of California-Berkeley , First 5 Kit for New Parents

 For more information about these programs and AMCHP’s Best Practices Program, please visit here or contact
Darlisha Williams.