An Update to Donors Regarding Recent Developments

March 3, 2020 Dear ICAN Donors:  We the Board, write to you today regarding recent developments affecting our organization. In late October 2019, the Board discovered that Mychel Pendley Hefner, the former treasurer, had misappropriated ICAN funds. The Board discovered this misappropriation through due diligence relating to Ms. Hefner’s conduct... Continue reading →

Meet the Leadership: Renee Yarrington

Chapter Leader Spotlight: Renee Yarrington, ICAN of Delaware Please tell us a little about yourself. I am a mother to one spunky, free-spirited birth junkie in training and wife to an amazingly supportive husband. I am a birth and postpartum doula and Certified Lactation Counselor. I also run the cloth... Continue reading →

Meet the Leadership: Rachel Bruns

Chapter Leader Spotlight: Rachel Bruns – ICAN of Central Iowa Please share a bit about yourself. The consistent thread in my life whether personal or professional is service. I work for America’s Service Commissions, supporting the network of state service commissions, which administer AmeriCorps and promote volunteering in their states.... Continue reading →

Meet the Leadership: Beth LaRose

Chapter Leader Spotlight: Beth LaRose – ICAN of Springfield, MO Please share a little about yourself. I’m a stay at home mama to three little boys. I’m an avid reader and love to crochet and craft when I’m not chasing my wild little boys down! How did you find out... Continue reading →

Meet the Leadership: Amy Schrader

Chapter Leader Spotlight: Amy Schrader, ICAN of Manhattan How did you find out about ICAN? My friend saw a posting of about the chapter looking for a Co-Leader and she told me about it. I thought it sounded like a great project and as a Certified Birth Educator (CBE), I... Continue reading →