The role of the Accreditation Specialist is to collect data and verify the birth center’s Self-Evaluation Report. The Site Visitor’s reports are sent to the Commissioner’s Decision Panel for review.
CABC Accreditation Specialists have extensive training by CABC and work as a team to ensure consistency and breadth of perspective:
- Debra Alessandro, RNC
- Maribeth Diver, CNM
- Kaye Kanne, CDM, CPM
- Gazelle Lange, CNM
Additional Accreditation Specialists may be occasionally added for a particular site visit as needed for various reasons.