June 13, 2016
CGFNS International, Inc. is proud to announce Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN, has been elected president-elect of AARP Board of Directors. Dr. Georges’ service to CGFNS spans many years and in a variety of roles, culminating as Board of Trustees President from 2004-2005.
Currently, Dr. Georges is President of the National Black Nurses Foundation (NBNF) and Chairperson of the Department of Nursing at Lehman College of the City University of New York. As an educator and practitioner, Dr. Georges is well-known throughout the nursing community. The dedicated leader is committed to improving the health of the disadvantaged and minorities and has worked to develop international relationships with schools of nursing world-wide.
With a professional background in leadership and in policy development, community service and education, Dr. Georges comes well prepared for the road ahead. As president-elect, she will provide leadership at key meetings and will advance AARP’s mission, to strengthen communities and fight for issues that matter most to families.
CGFNS International, Inc. would like to extend its heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Georges on her accomplishment and wish her the best on her new journey.
About CGFNS International, Inc.
Founded in 1977 to provide credential assessment for nurses seeking migration, CGFNS International, Inc., based in Philadelphia, PA, is an immigration-neutral, non-profit organization with NGO consultative status to the United Nations. It has continued to expand its expertise and its spheres of influence to serve the global community of health professionals through its programs and services that verify and promote knowledge-based practice competencies. It is the only organization named in the US federal statute to administer visa screening of foreign-educated nurses and other professionals in seven health care fields.
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