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 in January 2021.

Yvette has a long history of union activism and has been a strong leader for our union. She served as RNU 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, neurosurgery and medicine.

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

Yvette enters her new role as President of RNU with a wealth of knowledge and expertise. She understands the issues and is a passionate and strong voice for RNU and our members.