Christie Ruff is currently employed as a practice consultant for the Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses (ANBLPN), where she provides leadership on nursing practice to licensed practical nurses (LPNs). Working closely with the N.B. health authorities, Christie has been a catalyst for optimizing the LPN role across the province. She also proudly represents the profession she chose in 1989 by serving on provincial and national practical nurse committees. When asked what her greatest accomplishment was, she replied: “Being able to influence others to practice the art of nursing with excellence.” Among other noteworthy achievements are Christie’s dedication to her profession and her leadership in working for ANBLPN on collaboration projects with registered nurses.