Janelle Ribbe, SBD, CBE
Janelle has served women and families in Jesus’ name for over twelve years as a birth doula, childbirth educator, midwife assistant, birth and bereavement doula, postpartum help, and lactation support. Currently, she is managing a small birth and family support company, teaching childbirth classes for an area healthcare system, finishing Lamaze certification, and developing clinical skills in pain management. She enjoys living in beautiful southwest Virginia with husband, David, and their “blended fur family”: Stuart, a Siamese cat, and Trixie and Westley, long-haired miniature dachshunds.
Janelle serves as Parliamentarian and Professional Support Liaison for the Board and ACBP.
The Parlimentarian is the reference person for rules of order and proper procedure within the Board and the organization. (S)he assists the organization in the drafting and interpretation of bylaws and rules of order, and the planning and conduct of meetings.
(S)he will initiate and guide the preparation of mission and value statements, lead the conceptualization and preparation of foundational positioning and marketing tools and be proactive to protect organizational integrity.