Do YOU Want to Join the NWHN Board of Directors?

Do YOU Want to Join the NWHN Board of Directors? Who wouldn’t? It’s election time again, and the National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) is inviting nominations for our board of directors. We are seeking candidates who understand the NWHN’s mission, support its goals, and are committed to the organization’s activist nature. We value diversity in race, class, age, sexual identity and geographic location, and seek candidates with varied skills and experiences in women’s health. All applicants must be NWHN members.

The NWHN has a working board. Board members are expected to attend three weekend board meetings each year and to participate in fundraising and on at least one board committee. Meetings are held in various locations, including Washington, D.C. and California. For more information on board responsibilities and get a nomination form, please call the office at 202.682.2640 or visit the NWHN’s website and fill out the form online hereFor a copy of candidates’ statements from past elections, see here.

If you know someone who would make a good board member, or if you’re interested in joining the NWHN board yourself, please submit a nomination! Forms are also accepted by fax (202.682.2648), email (, or regular mail (NWHN, 1413 K Street NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20005.

All nominations must be received in the NWHN office by January 8, 2020. Nominations received after this date will not be valid. All current NWHN members have the opportunity to vote for the new board during the Spring 2018 elections.