Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of BC Free Membership!
NNPBC is a not for profit society registered in the province of British Columbia in September, 2018

NNPBC Contact Information

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of British Columbia

If you have any questions please contact us at:
#500 - 3777 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC   V5H 3Z7
Hours of operation:
Mon - Fri:   8:30am - 4:30pm
Phone: 604-737-1304
All calls Toll Free across
Canada & the United States
Fax: 604-229-2606
Email: info@nnpbc.com

24-hour media & communications inquiries, call Valerie St. John at 604-209-1149
Valerie St. John Executive Director & CEO vstjohn@nnpbc.com
Alix Arndt Director, Corporate Operations & Member Services aarndt@nnpbc.com
Lorinda Fung Accountant accounting@nnpbc.com
Tammi Guimond, LPN Nursing Advisor & Program Lead tguimond@nnpbc.com
Mike Harrison Manager, Graphics/Web & IM/IT mharrison@nnpbc.com
Brenda Ingram Executive Assistant/Events Coordinator bingram@nnpbc.com
Michelle Sims BSN, MN, NP(F) Nursing Advisor & Program Lead msims@nnpbc.com
Sandra Steffan Executive Assistant ea@nnpbc.com
Patti Telford RN, BScN, MHS Acting Director, Nursing Advisory ptelford@nnpbc.com

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Tammi Guimond, LPN

Tammi has been a Licensed Practical Nurses since 2006 and she brings experience in regulation and governance in health care. As well, Tammi has experience in practice across a variety of settings. She understands the challenges facing practical nurses in both urban and remote setting areas of the province.

Tammi greatly appreciated her role as a board member for the legacy college CLPNBC, and is honoured t currently act as a board member for the Nisga’s Valley Health Authority.

Tammi has lived in Prince George for 30 years and enjoys vising with her three adult children and their families who live nearby, and having adventures with her dog Eva.

Tammi is honoured to be part of the Advisory Team and looks forward to supporting, advising and providing direction for programs and services related to all workplaces for nurses in British Columbia.
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Michelle Sims, BN, MN, NP(F)

Michelle has been a Nurse Practitioner for 6.5 years. She has a special interest in substance use and addiction, mental health, youth and sexual health care, women’s health and care for the elderly. Michelle maintains a part-time clinic position with Vancouver Coastal Health.

Michelle was actively involved in nursing policy and leadership initiatives with the Association of Registered Nurses of BC (ARNBC), the BC Coalition of Nursing Associations (BCCNA) and the BC Nurse Practitioner Association (BCNPA ). Her passion is centered around advancing the nursing profession and ensuring that nurses, of all designations, have the knowledge, skill and leadership that they need to advocate and speak up within their own careers.

Michelle lives in Squamish with her husband and two children. Michelle is excited to be part of the Advisory Team and looks forward to all the exciting work ahead for nurses in British Columbia.
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Patti Telford, RN, BScN, MHS

Patti has been a nurse for 30 years and brings global experience in healthcare and nursing practice. After 17 years of working in a variety of health care service areas; including direct patient care, education and leadership, she left made the leap to join a global consulting firm where she eventually serves as the Western Canadian Clinical Leader. She had opportunity to work with nurses and leaders in most of the Canadian provinces, the United States and Australia on projects that included increasing operational efficiency, designing better patient flow and enhancing care delivery programs.

Patti is highly committed to advancing the nursing profession in British Columbia and is very honoured to be acting Director of the nursing advisory team. Patti lives in Vancouver with her partner.