Pauline Worsfold, RN, is the Chair of the Canadian Health Coalition and the Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU). She has been an active member of the CFNU since 1981 when she volunteered to sit on her local’s Occupational Health & Safety Committee. As president of the Staff Nurses’ Associations of Alberta (SNAA) in 1997, she led the successful unification of two nursing unions in Alberta that would become the United Nurses of Alberta. Since 2000, she has worked as a staff nurse at an Edmonton hospital.