The Professional Development Committee provides guidance on research, professional development, resources, conference programming, and clinical instruction, while supporting all knowledge-based activity for the organization. You can view the committee profile HERE.



Iona Macnab, BA (Hons), LLB, IBCLC, Brighton East, VIC, Australia



Azza Ahmed, DNSc, IBCLC, CPNP, West Lafayette, IN, United States

Elizabeth Cole Collins, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, IBCLC, Port Jefferson, NY, United States

Meabh-Anne McNamara, RN, RM, IBCLC, Maynooth, Co. Kildaire, Ireland

Shu-Fang Wang, RN, IBCLC, Hualien, Hualien County, Taiwan, ROC


Board Liaison: Geraldine Cahill, IBCLC, BA, Schull, Co. Cork, Ireland

Board Liaison: Sara L. Gill, PhD, RN, IBCLC, San Antonio, TX, United States

Board Liaison: Lisa Mandell, MBA, IBCLC, Havertown, PA, United States

Board Liaison: Kathleen Marinelli, MD, IBCLC, FABM, South Glastonbury, CT, United States

Staff Liaison: Cynthia Good Mojab, MS, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM, Education Manager, Lynnwood, WA, United States

Administrative Liaison: Meredith Parker, Assistant to the Executive Director, Raleigh, NC, United States


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