Our President

Read Our President's Biography

Learn more about Yvette Coffey, the current president of Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador.

Yvette Coffey, RN, began her term as president of the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) in January 2021.

She has a long history of union activism and has been a strong leader for RNU. Yvette served as Vice President for 7 years. She spent 16 years as president of Branch 3 and 26 years as a shop steward.

Yvette has more than 30 years of nursing experience. She has worked in many areas of nursing, including oncology, cardiac care, outpatients, intensive care, orthopedics and med/surg.

She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role as RNU President. She understands the issues and is a passionate and strong voice for RNU and our members.

Yvette is a mother and grandmother, and a passionate leader for human rights.