Curriculum Vitae

Bonita Katz


Childbirth Education Facilitator Jan 2019 – May 2020

Powell Valley Healthcare

ICEA Childbirth Education and Birth Doula Certification Workshops November 2018

Three day workshops in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa

ICEA Childbirth Education annual workshop 2018 – present

Contract with the US Department of Defense to facilitate workshop for Non-military employees of the US Army

ICEA Childbirth Education and Birth Doula Certification Workshops 2012 – present

Two day workshops in Wyoming, Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Montana, and Texas

Child Development Class, Powell High School                                                                 2011 – present

Developed and currently teach a three week program including material on pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and breastfeeding.

Perinatal Professionals Consortium, Salt Lake City, Utah                                            2014

Breakout session on “Family Centered Maternity Care”

National Taipei University of Health Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan                     2013

Co-instructor of Childbirth Education Workshop for Midwifery Students

International Childbirth Education Association Conference                     2013

Breakout session on “Family Centered Maternity Care”

Homeschooling mom 1993-2012

Coordinated curriculum and taught six children ages preschool through high school.


ICEA Birth Doula Program Revision 2012 and 2016

Revised and updated the doula program curriculum for ICEA. 

ICEA President 2019 – 2020

ICEA President-Elect 2017 – 2018

ICEA Curriculum Review Task Force 2016

ICEA Nominating Committee Chair 2016, 2017, 2018

ICEA Birth Doula Program Chair 2012 – 2016

ICEA Board of Directors Secretary 2013 – 2015

ICEA Online Birth Doula Program Development and Launch – 2013

Doula work 1997 – present

Providing physical, emotional, and informational support for pregnant women and their families in Wyoming, Colorado, Kentucky, and Tennessee

Lactation Specialist 2001 – 2002

Provided breastfeeding support for women at Powell Valley Healthcare

Childbirth Educator 1993-1997

Taught out-of-hospital childbirth education classes to couples in the Denver, Colorado area

Certifications and licensures

Certified Lactation Counselor since 2018

Approved Trainer for the International Childbirth Education Association since 2011

Registered Nurse Licensure since 2005

Lactation Specialist Certificate – Evergreen Hospital 2001

ICEA Certified Doula since 1997

ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator since 1993


Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing – Hyden, KY

49 hours of Masters level classes toward Certified Nurse Midwifery 2006-2008

Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN

51 hours for Registered Nurse licensure 2004-2005

Madisonville Community College – Madisonville, KY

6 hours of prerequisites for nursing program 2003-2004

Northwest College – Powell, WY

14 hours of prerequisites for nursing program 1997-1998

Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, IL

8 hours of classes toward secondary education teaching certificate 1982

Goethe Institute – Freiburg, West Germany

8 weeks of intensive language training 1979

Oral Roberts University – Tulsa, OK

BA in German and French 1977-1981


“Note from the President”       2019 – 2020

Monthly blog in the ICEA Connection

“New Focus on Family-Centered Maternity Care”

Published in the International Journal of Childbirth Education 2012


Member of the International Childbirth Education Association since 1991

Board of Trustees for Powell Valley Healthcare, Powell, Wyoming – 2013 to present

Board of Directors for Powell Medical Foundation, Powell, Wyoming – 2014-2018

Board of Directors for Postpartum Support International – Wyoming chapter – July 2019 to present

Wyoming Perinatal Quality Collaborative – 2019 to present