Nurses International

Board
Members

MEET OUR

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MIRIAM CHICKERING

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Miriam is an author and nurse educator with a background in product development, business strategy, and consulting.

MATTHEW NIKOLAIEV

BOARD MEMBER

Mr. Nikolaiev currently serves as a Vice President, Global Infrastructure, Operations, and Markets Business Technology at Ecolab. He has a background in electronics engineering and an MBA from Mays Business School at Texas A&M.

MARK STOVALL

BOARD MEMBER

Mark spent many years as the Vice President of Africa Outreach at the International Commission. He has also served in associate and senior pastor positions. Mark has a background in psychology/sociology and seminary studies.

MEET OUR

NURSES COUNCIL

ALEX BERLAND, MSC (RN RET.)

Alex Berland has worked as a teaching hospital executive in Canada and as a consultant internationally. He applies systems thinking in all sectors of the health care industry, in higher education and in community development. Since 2004, Alex has visited South Asia regularly to support the education of nurses and community health workers.

KATHLEEN R. CAPONE, MS, RN, CNE

Kathleen is a certified nurse educator. She has over 40 years in clinical and teaching experience with a specialization in curriculum development, design, and instruction.She received her Master’s in Nursing Education from Le Moyne College in Syracuse and is completing her EdD from Capella University. She currently teaches at Utica University

LORI A. SPIES, PHD, RN, NP-C

Dr. Spies is an assistant professor and mission coordinator at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing. She has led faculty and student missions domestically and to China, Ethiopia, Honduras, India, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Uganda, Vietnam and Zambia.

STACEN KEATING, PHD, RN

Dr. Keating is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) and brings over 20 years of nursing and teaching experience to Nurses International to help train future nurses in poorly served and impoverished areas around the world.

LUANN ETCHER, PHD, APRN, CPG

Dr. Etcher is currently a faculty in the School of Health Professions at Spring Arbor University. As a nurse scientist, educator, advanced practice clinician, and professional gerontologist, she is committed to transforming global health care and policy.

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