Pillars Explained

Pillars: Each pillar/committee would focus on their category, receiving input from coalition members and associate members. The coalition members would make decisions and present to board members.

Finances: Chaired by Treasurer. Record keeping of coalition expenses and donation. Members involved in fundraising/grant writing.

Healthcare Providers: Emphasize education of HC providers: committee needs to have at least 1 each of OB, Ped, FP, LC, NP, and perinatal nurse for representation. Develop Resource page.

Community/Outreach: Emphasizes educational outreach to schools, patients/clients, presence at health fairs, & community events.

Advocacy: Working with businesses/having a voice in local/state government (get out petitions, email members with issues), Business case for breastfeeding

Management: Website, newsletter, other means of organization of the coalition.