Guidance and governance

The OBWC is a registered not-for-profit organization whose Board of Directors oversees all operations. Notably, midwives constitute two-thirds of the directors, while the other board members represent the larger Ottawa community.

Chair

Mari Teitelbaum

Mari Teitelbaum

Vice President of Technology and Chief Information Officer
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Community representatives

Susan Richardson

Susan Richardson

Vice President, Child Development and Community Services
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Dona Bowers

Physician
Somerset West Community Health Centre

Member midwives

Sharon Dean

Sharon Dean

Ottawa South Midwives

Leah Hackett

Generations Midwifery Care
Stephanie Arsenault

Stephanie Arsenault

Midwifery Collective of Ottawa

Sylvie Gervais

Gentle Beginnings Midwifery
Amy McGee

Amy McGee

Community Midwives of Ottawa
Marie-Eve Lord

Marie-Eve Lord

East Ottawa Midwives
Whitney Tushingham

Whitney Tushingham

Midwifery Group of Ottawa