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2019 Board of Directors Elections

The Board of Directors meets regularly to make decisions on behalf of the organization and set the strategic goals and direction of the organization.

Serving on the Board of Directors is an excellent opportunity to utilize your leadership skills for this large non-profit membership organization. In addition, serving the DONA International membership, it’s also an opportunity to join fellow DONA doulas and build relationships within the organization.

The 2018 election cycle is now open, and the nominations and elections committee is now accepting and vetting applications to be placed on the membership ballot this fall. Open Board of Directors positions and position descriptions are listed below; all applications are due by August 4, 2018.  

In 2018 we will be electing board members for terms to begin on January 1, 2019. Each position is for a three (3) year term. Here are some important dates about the 2018/2019 election cycle. Is this your year to join DONA International leadership?

Important Dates:

Applications accepted for 2019 Board of Directors: Deadline: July 21, 2018

Application processing complete: August 2018

Candidates presented to Board of Directors for approval: August/Sept 2018

Membership elections and new director announcements: Fall 2018 (dates to be announced).

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Positions Open for 2019

(Applications due 8/4/18)

President Elect

Director of Certification

Director of Public Relations and Marketing

Western Membership Director

Director of Advocacy

Regional Directors Positions (Appointments)

Southeastern US Director (Immediately available)

Western Pacific US Director (Immediately available)

Western Canada Director (Immediately available)

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Current Regional Director Positions Available

DONA International Regional Directors are the liaison between the membership and the board of directors.   RDs work closely with state/provincial area representatives to connect with the DONA International membership on the local level.  These non-board (not elected) leadership positions are three (3) year terms and are presented to the board for approval by the nominations committee.

Southeastern US Regional Director 

Western Pacific US Regional Director 

Western Canada US Regional Director 

Ready to learn more?  Check out the job descriptions below.

Regional Director Job Description