DENVER, COLO. (August 2, 2023) — The National Service Office for Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) and Child First announced the appointment of Jonathan Webb, CEO of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) in Washington, D.C., to the Board of Directors.

With over 20 years of public health experience, Webb has worked to advance the fields of nursing and maternal and child health. As CEO of AWHONN, he represents the interest of over 350,000 nurses in women’s health, obstetric and neonatal nursing specialties. During his tenure, Webb developed a 3-year strategy map to provide accountability and transparency, alongside championing a diversity, equity and inclusion roadmap that holds the organization accountable for achieving results and ensuring a culture of belonging and inclusion. In his previous role as CEO of the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs in Washington, D.C., Webb worked to improve the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs. He led the growth of the organization and advocated for key state and federal legislation to provide for equitable care delivery.

“I am excited for the opportunity to work alongside the leaders at NSO during its journey to expand focus, deepen partnerships and support more families in achieving equitable outcomes,” said Webb.

Webb currently serves as a member of the March of Dimes National Advisory Committee, and a member of the American Board of Pediatrics Foundation’s Family Leadership Committee.

“Jonathan is a public health expert and champion for communities, families and nurses. He brings invaluable expertise and acumen to our Board,” said Paurvi Bhatt, chair of the Board. “His work to meaningfully advance health equity anchors the National Service Office’s continued commitment to better reach underserved communities.”

Charlotte Min-Harris, president and CEO of The National Service Office for Nurse-Family Partnership and Child First added, “We are thrilled to have Jonathan join our Board of Directors. He is a leader in the field of community health and brings a wealth of knowledge and passion that help us the National Service Office have greater impact in our communities.”

The National Service Office Board of Directors is comprised of dedicated and diverse professionals from across the country who volunteer their time and skills to provide governance and leadership to advance the organization and its mission.

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About the National Service Office for Nurse-Family Partnership and Child First

The National Service Office (NSO) is the central, unified operational structure for two evidence-based programs: Nurse-Family Partnership and Child First. In 2020, what was formerly the NSO solely for Nurse-Family Partnership joined forces with Child First, a merger empowering two proven, evidence-based models to share complementary expertise, infrastructure and integrated support services. The resulting unified entity works to ensure that health care, early childhood development and the mental health of the entire family are delivered in proven ways to achieve long-term positive outcomes.