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Join Our Board of Directors

Our Mission

Washington Association for Infant Mental Health supports the professionals and systems that nurture healthy beginnings in life, because early relationships matter.

What We Do

WA-AIMH is a state-wide professional organization dedicated to promoting a quality work-force for providers of child-care, early education, primary care, mental health and other services for young children and their families.

We build skills and capacities of practitioners and agencies to serve children and families well. We manage an Endorsement system that helps ensure professionals have the skills to support our most vulnerable young children and their families. We provide technical assistance, Reflective Consultation and training in Infant Mental Health for professionals statewide.

Additionally, we are working to build statewide partnerships for systems level impacts and are leading prenatal to five policy efforts towards supporting families and the professionals that care for them.

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Make an Impact in the lives of Washington Babies and Young Children

The Opportunity

​WA-AIMH is seeking individuals with a passion for the health and well-being of young children and their families to serve on our dynamic Board of Directors. Board members have the opportunity to help WA-AIMH become a strong, sustainable and growing organization in this next phase.

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) is a rapidly growing field of practice that promotes healthy social and emotional development in children which prepares them for success in school and in life.

We seek board members with experience/interest in:

  • devoting time and energy to board work, and learning new skills related to being a great board member

  • leading with a racial equity lens

  • non-profit finance (including strategic financial planning, business modeling) or philanthropy

  • helping a small non-profit grow its impact

  • systems building and policy/advocacy approach to change

  • the health and well-being of vulnerable young children and their families

The Vision

Priorities from our 2019 strategic plan:

  • Leading with racial equity

  • Growing our regional diversity and outreach

  • Strategic business and finance planning during this growth phase of the organization

The Commitment

The current Board meets monthly, usually on the Fourth Thursday evening of the month in North Seattle or virtually and gathers for an annual full day retreat.

Board responsibilities include:

  • Regular attendance at Board meetings

  • Service on a Board committee

  • Making a personally meaningful annual donation

  • Acting as ambassadors for the organization and connecting WA-AIMH to people and organizations that can help advance our mission and support our goals

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Becoming an Board Member

Learn more about becoming a board member by signing up and inquiring.

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