PHILADELPHIA—CGFNS International, Inc. expands its client engagement program by appointing regulatory expert Robin Y. Jenkins to serve as Director for Allied Health Client Engagement, effective February 4, 2019. In this new role, Ms. Jenkins will be responsible for strengthening the organization’s relationships with regulatory clients in the allied healthcare sector globally.
“I’m pleased to have such an internationally recognized allied health authority join our growing client engagement team,” said Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN, FFNMRCSI, President and CEO of CGFNS International. “We look forward to seeing Ms. Jenkins leverage her extensive knowledge of the regulatory and credentialing landscape for the allied healthcare professions as part of CGFNS’ broader efforts to strengthen client engagement across all of the professions we serve.”
Prior to joining CGFNS, Ms. Jenkins served in the District of Columbia Department of Health as Executive Director for mayor-appointed allied and behavioral licensing boards covering 31 different professions. Ms. Jenkins career portfolio also includes Executive Director for the District of Columbia’s Higher Education Licensure Commission and Senior Policy Associate for the National Association of Social Workers, acting as regulatory liaison to its 56 chapters.
Ms. Jenkins has served on many regulatory committees and boards, including as president of the Council on Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation (CLEAR) Board of Directors from 2015-2016, a faculty member for CLEAR Learning’s Board Member Training Program and the vice chair of the Board Member Training Leadership Committee. Ms. Jenkins also served as chair of Credentialing and Certification for the Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards, among other affiliations.
Ms. Jenkins holds a Master of Social Work from Howard University, a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from George Mason University, a certificate in public management from George Washington University, and a nonprofit management certificate from Georgetown University.
About CGFNS International, Inc.
Founded in 1977 to provide credentials analysis for nurses seeking migration, CGFNS International, Inc., based in Philadelphia, is an immigration-neutral not-for-profit organization proudly serving 227 countries as the world’s largest credentials analysis organization for the nursing and allied healthcare professions. CGFNS and the International Council of Nurses cofounded the International Centre on Nurse Migration (ICNM) to serve as a global resource for research, policy and information on nurse migration. CGFNS has NGO consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and is a member of the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO). For more information, visit www.cgfns.org.