Accreditation Specialists

The role of the Accreditation Specialist is to collect data and verify the birth center’s Self-Evaluation Report. Their reports are sent to the Commissioner’s Decision Panel for review.

Accreditation Specialists have been trained extensively by CABC and work as a team to ensure consistency and breadth of perspective:

  • Debra Alessandro, RN
  • Pamela Bartlett, BSN, RNC
  • Deborah Black, CNM, APRN, MS
  • Maribeth Diver, CNM
  • Lynette Elizalde-Robinson, LM, CPM
  • Kaye Kanne, CDM, CPM
  • Gazelle Lange, CNM
  • Deborah Weitkamp, RN

Additional Accreditation Specialists may be occasionally added for a particular site visit as needed for various reasons.