CGFNS International, an immigration-neutral nonprofit organization recognized globally as an authority on credentials evaluation of the education, registration and licensure of nurses, recently elected officers and board members to its Board of Trustees.
CGFNS International's Board of Trustees' officers for 2012 are:
Carol Bradley, MSN, RN, Senior Vice President, CNO, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR
Norma Lang, PhD, RN, FAAN, FRCN, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing, Milwaukee
Barbara Sanders, PhD, PT, Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, Associate Dean, College of Health Professions, Texas State University, San Marcos
Robert Watkins, MA, Assistant Director of Admissions, University of Texas at Austin
Syringa Marshall Burnett, Honorary President of the Jamaica Senate, Kingston, Jamaica
CGFNS International also welcomed a new board member, Mary Foley, PhD, RN, Associate Director, Center for Research and Innovation in Patient Care, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco. Foley is a past president of the American Nurses Association.
CGFNS International Board of Trustees also bid farewell to Marcia Rachel, PhD, RN, Assistant Dean for Health Systems and Quality Improvement, University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing, who is also a Past President of the CGFNS International Board of Trustees.
"CGFNS International is fortunate to be governed by a Board of Trustees that is comprised of accomplished individuals representing many professions that willingly volunteer their time in to fulfill CGFNS International's vision and mission," said Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN and CEO of CGFNS International.
The CGFNS International Board of Trustees consists of 11 members, each holding terms of 4 years.
CGFNS International was founded in 1977 as the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools. For more information, visit http://www.cgfns.org/.