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Where Is Public Policy Going in 2021?
Rebecca Peters, Worldwide ERC® Vice President of Member Engagement and Public Policy, will lead the conversation with Tax Forum Chair Craig Anderson, AECC Mobility; Immigration Forum Vice Chair Azmina Aboobaker, Facebook, U.S. and Global Forum Vice Chair Dale Collins, Graebel.
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Vice President, Member Engagement and Public Policy
Prior to joining Worldwide ERC®, Peters led workplace immigration policy strategy for nearly eight years at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). While at SHRM, she served on the CEO’s Culture Club and was a member of the organization’s senior management team. Before SHRM, Peters was the Director of Government Affairs at the Council for Global Immigration, leading its public policy efforts and the Board’s policy committee for many years. She has also served as a policy chair for the U.S. immigration advocacy coalition Compete America and SHRM’s employer immigration compliance coalition. Earlier in her career, Peters practiced immigration law at a Washington D.C.- based law firm and served as an attorney and policy analyst at the U.S. Department of Justice’s legacy Immigration and Naturalization Service. She was a Presidential Management Fellow and received her J.D. and M.P.A. from Syracuse University’s College of Law and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, respectively. Peters also currently serves on the Women in Government Relations leadership team as chair of its membership and engagement committee.
Craig is a Vice President of AECC Mobility in Mt. Prospect Illinois. AECC is a privately held, specialty provider of U.S. and global financial and closing service administration to the employee relocation and talent mobility industry
Involved in relocation since 1981 Craig holds a BS in Accounting from DePaul University, a CPA accreditation, and an Illinois Real Estate Broker’s License.
Craig has achieved the professional designations of Senior Certified Relocation Professional (SCRP) and Senior Global Mobility Specialist (SGMS) from the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council. He has received both the Meritorious Service Award and is a two-time recipient of Worldwide ERC’s Distinguished Service Award. Since 2002 Craig has been a member of the Public Policy Committee and now serves on Regulatory & Compliance, the Real Estate & Mortgage forums and is the acting Vice Chair of the Tax forum of the Government Affairs Committee.
US Immigration Manager
Azmina Aboobaker manages the US immigration program at Facebook. Prior to moving in-house, she practiced immigration law for 10+ years and covered a full range of complex corporate and family immigration matters. In addition, she has extensive experience advising multinational corporations and high-growth start-ups on the development and management of highly-scalable immigration policies and programs, compliance matters, and due diligence.
Chief Strategy Officer and EMEA Managing Director
Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide
Dale Collins, Chief Strategy Officer and EMEA Managing Director, returned to Graebel in 2015 to drive leading-edge ideas that are inspired by clients. He previously held leadership roles at Graebel from 2000 until 2007.
Mr. Collins’ past experience includes serving as the Chief Executive Officer at Santa Fe Relocation in the EMEA region, and Chief Executive Officer at Interdean Relocation Services. He’s lived and worked in the UK, Italy, St. Thomas, France, Cote d’Ivoire, and the US.
Mr. Collins is a Senior Certified Relocation Professional (SCRP), and has his Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) Worldwide ERC certifications. He earned his MBA from Regent University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Mathematics from Texas A&M University.
Additionally, Collins has been an adjunct professor of business at Saint Xavier University, previously served as president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Abidjan, and in 2016 served as the Chairman of the Board at Worldwide ERC.