MEAC Staff

MEAC Job Postings


Position: Executive Director of the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC)  2017 ED Position Job Description

Primary Responsibility: The Executive Director of MEAC provides oversight and leadership of the agency’s consistent achievement of its mission, financial objectives, and accreditation responsibilities. This position reports to the MEAC Board of Directors. For a full position description click on the link below.

Hours & Job Location: 30 hours of work per week from a home office.

Salary & Benefits:  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits package includes health insurance stipend and paid time off.

To Apply: please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references to:

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In all of its dealings, neither MEAC nor any of its duly authorized agents shall discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, disability, familial status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or other protected status under federal, state or local law.

Position: Contract employee for a one-time project to develop a mentorship program for MEAC schools     MEAC Mentoring Project Contract


MEAC Staff

Karin L. Borgerson, MBA (Associate Director & Accreditation Coordinator), Seattle, WA (360) 466-2080 ext. 2
Education: MBA in Sustainable Business, Pinchot University (formerly Bainbridge Graduate Institute); graduate study in Science, Health, and Environmental Journalism, New York University; BA, Biology and Anthropology, Oberlin College (Phi Beta Kappa).
Professional Activities: Before joining MEAC, Karin worked in operations, project management, and client relations in health care, software, and non-profit organizations. She has been a consultant to the Midwives Alliance of North America and the U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development. As a member of the board of trustees of Pinchot University (formerly Bainbridge Graduate Institute) from 2005-2014, she helped guide the school through its accreditation process. She has been a senior associate in the climate and energy program at World Resources Institute (WRI), a leading environmental think tank and the program director for climate and business development at an NGO focusing on consumption and institutional purchasing issues. Karin is also a DONA-trained (but not yet certified) birth doula.

Julia Reid, BA (Training & Accreditation Coordinator) Eau Claire, WI (360) 466-2080 ext. 3
Education: 2007 BA, Sociology/Anthropology, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
Professional Activities: Before coming to MEAC, Julia worked at Birthingway College of Midwifery in Portland, OR, from 2009-2014 as the Administrative Programs Coordinator/Financial Aid Officer. In this position, Julia coordinated institutional efforts with maintenance of MEAC accreditation, state degree authorization, and federal compliance with the Title IV program. During this time, she volunteered as a MEAC ARC member and on the P&P committee. Julia left Birthingway to move back to Wisconsin with her family. Before joining MEAC as a staff member, Julia contracted with MEAC on various special projects. She lives in WI with her husband, Kirk, and their children, Harris and Ruth.

Rachael Kulick Bommarito, Ph.D. (Accreditation Coordinator), Minneapolis, MN 466-2080 ext. 4
Education: 2013, Ph.D., Sociology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; 1999, BA, Health Science, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI
Professional Activities: Rachael is a social science researcher who studies direct-entry midwifery and planned home birth in high-resource settings. In recent years, she has worked as a research associate at the University of Minnesota and an adjunct professor at Metropolitan State University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Rachael also has experience in the health sector. Between 1997 and 2007, she worked as a personal care attendant, health care assistant, public health educator, and doula. She served as a MEAC ARC volunteer from 2015 to 2016. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her husband and their two children.

Trixi Packmohr, MS  (Administrative Management, CEU Coordinator) Ann Arbor, Michigan or  (360) 466-2080 ext. 0
Education: 1989 Masters of Science Degree , Philipps Universitaet Marburg, Germany, 1990 – 1993 University of Stony Brook, NY, Research and Teaching Assistant, Doctoral Program
Professional Activities:  For seven years, Trixi was the manager of the Consulting Department at an Environmental Consulting Firm in New York. She has 20 years of project management experience. Upon her move to Michigan, Trixi founded her own consulting firm and has been the President and COO of her since 2001.  She manages all finances and business tasks, organizes and coordinates logistics for events and business meetings and provides finance and management consulting to non-profit organizations. For MEAC, Trixi manages the Continuing Education Department and is in charge of finances and business operations. In her personal time she volunteers as treasurer for the Pioneer Band Association at her youngest son’s high school as well as volunteers in several other local organizations.