Farewell to ICM Secretary General Agneta Bridges
ICM President Frances Day-Stirk pays tribute
Thursday 28 February, 2013
"After five years at the helm of the ICM, Secretary General Agneta Bridges is stepping down from the post. She leaves ICM today. During her time as Secretary General, Agneta has made a significant contribution to building the ICM: its internal systems, stakeholder relationships, and steering the organisation through two successful Councils and Congresses.
I hope you will join me in thanking Agneta for the time, energy, and professionalism that she has brought to the ICM.
On Agneta's final day the ICM Board and staff wish her well in the future and echo the sentiment of the wishes received from Midwives Associations and stakeholders alike."
Some Agneta moments
At the ICM Regional Conference in Hanoi August 2012, the ICM Executive from left Vice-President Debrah Lewis, President Frances Day-Stirk, Treasurer Marian van Huis and Agneta
Agneta is presented with a cake wishing her well during a meeting at UNFPA, New York, where the Core Steering Group of the Investing in Midwives Programme met in January to discuss and finalise the 2013 Work Plan.
Agneta in December with the Dutch minister for Commerce and Development, Liliane Ploumen, who receives a new “twin2twin-guide” from Angela Verbeeten chairperson of the Dutch organisation for midwives KNOV. The guide is based on the shared experience with KNOV's sister organisation in Sierra Leone and is a “how-to” guide in setting up a “twin2twin” project and matching up health professionals from different countries.