Governing Board

The Alliance is a non-profit organization governed by a multi-stakeholder Governing Board with representation from unions, employers, recruiters, licensure bodies, and professional associations including migrant groups.


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Joe Cabral, CHRO, Co-Chair
Cleveland Clinic

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Edythe (Dede) McClatchy Pahl, MBA, Co-Chair
American National Standards Institute

Ex Officio

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Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN
CGFNS International, Inc.


Mukul Bakhshi, JD
Alliance for Ethical International Recruitment Practices

Governing Board Members


Marcia Faller, PhD, RN
O’Grady Peyton International


Corazon Bautista
International Healthcare Corporation


Sara Gabriel, MSN, MBA, RN
National Association of Indian Nurses of America

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Jim Buchan, PhD, DPM, MA
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh


Kathy Harris, MS, RN, CENP, FACHE
American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)

Leticia Hermosa, PhD, RN, Esq.
Philippine Nurses Association of America

Back Camera

Shannon Lederer
Immigration and Community Action


Karen Scipio-Skinner, MSN, RNC
National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Elissa Passiment, EdM
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science


Dan Suarez, MA, RN
National Association of Hispanic Nurses

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Cheryl Peterson, MSN, RN
American Nurses Association

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Jonathan Ward
Jackson Healthcare

Michele Sacco, MS
The Joint Commission