Nadine is the Executive Director at the Canadian Care Association. She is involved in national initiatives that support advocacy, awareness and the advancement of excellence in home care across Canada. Projects include strategic planning, healthy systems review, human resources development, primary health care and information technology. She has written numerous papers and presented to federal commissions, senate committees and provincial/regional planning groups on home care and caregiver related topics. She is an active participant on two national coalitions; as the President of the Canadian caregiver Coalition, and Chair of the Advocacy committee for the Quality End of Life Care Coalition of Canada. Nadine is also the Vice-President of the International Alliance of Carer Organizations, a global coalition dedicated to building awareness and recognition of caregivers. In 2012, Nadine was awarded the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for her outstanding contribution to home care and family caregivers.