Now Open: NC Breastfeeding Coalition Chair

The NC Breastfeeding Coalition (NCBC) Chair position is now open.  Please note the best way for interested candidates to contact NCBC is at Please share this out through your networks over the next couple of weeks.  The deadline for responses is November 30.

What is the North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition?

NCBC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization bringing together health care providers, agencies, organizations, individuals, families and other breastfeeding advocates to support, protect and promote breastfeeding in the state of North Carolina. Founded in 2005, we provide a framework for the development and execution of programs to advance breastfeeding support throughout NC. In addition, we are a forum for creation and exchange of resources for breastfeeding professionals and families.

Position: Board Chair (Volunteer)

A high-level position in lactation support providing professional visibility, leadership, grantsmanship opportunities, and the chance to contribute to North Carolina’s support of breastfeeding while representing NC at the national level.

Desired Skills & Expertise: Breastfeeding advocacy, leadership experience, IBCLC preferred


  • The primary role of the Chair is to keep the organization on track toward fulfilling its mission and to provide leadership for breastfeeding advocates across the state
  • Motivating other members to actively participate in and attend meetings
  • Ensuring the actions taken are in line with the organization’s bylaws, goals, and mission
  • Serving as a primary point of contact for the organization’s key executives and staff members
  • Providing insight as needed and ensuring other members are on the appropriate committees and projects
  • Assisting in welcoming and onboarding new members
  • Leading fundraising efforts by example with active participation
  • Representing the organization when speaking to the press, media, or other groups

Time Commitment:

  • Term of Office: 4 Years 
    • 1 year as Incoming Chair to the Board Chair
    • 1 year as Board Chair with the Past Chair
    • 1 year as Board Chair with the Incoming Chair
    • 1 year as the Past Chair with the Board Chair 
  • On average 5-10 hours per week

Interested parties my submit their updated resumes to Brittany Brown, North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition Executive Assistant at
Closing Date for Position: 11/30/2021