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Gail Nickerson Receives Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)!

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Gail Nickerson, Director of Rural Health Services for Adventist Health was selected by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for their prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for 2017! 

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members are chosen for this distinction based on their years of experience in the field, professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, and contributions to their communities.  These are truly incredibly talented professionals who have dedicated their life to their work and have had a lifetime of achievement and success!

Gail will be honored at the 2017 IAOTP’s Annual Award Gala, for this award and will be receiving the Sapphire Diamond Crystal Tower engraved for her Lifetime of Achievement and Success. 

Gail is being recognized for having over 3 decades of professional experience in the rural health care industry.  Stephanie Cirami, Vice President of IAOTP stated “Choosing Gail for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make.  Gail is a talented, dynamic, results-driven leader, who has demonstrated success throughout her career and we hope to meet her at our gala.  She is brilliant at what she does and she is a huge asset to the IAOTP organization.  We will be seeing more great things from this woman because there is nothing that she cannot achieve!”  

Gail is being recognized for not only her success as a health systems consultant and an outpatient clinic administrator, but also for her success of remaining active in her community and working with a variety of non-profit organizations. As Director of Rural Health Services for Adventist Health in Roseville, CA, her key responsibilities is overseeing over sixty Rural Health Clinics in California, Oregon, Hawaii and Washington. Her expertise is in Healthcare Management, Healthcare Consulting, Community Outreach, Leadership Development, Program Management, Public Health and Public Speaking.  Gail received her Bachelor’s Degree from Sarah Lawrence College in 1970 and her Teacher’s certificate from the Notre Dame University of Nelson in 1975.

Gail remains active in her community and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. She is the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Rural Health Clinics and the founder and Board President of the California Association of Rural Health Clinics. She serves as Vice Chair of the NRHA Rural Health Congress, and a Board Member and Past President of the California State Rural Health Association. She was appointed by Governor Brown to the California Commission on Aging and is the Co-Chair of the California Hospital Association Hospital-Based Outpatient Clinics Committee. In 2016 Gail was inducted as a lifetime member of the International Association of Top Professionals as “Top Director of the Year in Rural Health Care.”  In 2015, she was selected as an honorary member of the National Association of Professional Women.  In 2013, Gail received the NRHA’s President’s Award “for being a leader and driving force in enhancing the quality of life for rural Americans”.  In 2012, she received the NARHC’s Ron Nelson Award “for outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment to the advancement of Rural Health Clinics” and the CHA’s Certificate of Distinction “for her voluntary efforts in connection with rural health clinics and outpatient clinics”. She represented Rural Health Clinics on the federal HPSA/MUP Negotiated Rulemaking Committee in 2011, and was a recipient of the 2010 Rural Champion for Community Leadership award from CSRHA.

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The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP's experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

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