Christine Ryan works for the Vermont State Nurses Association (as of 2014) as the Executive Director and Lobbyist. Her responsibilities include: overseeing the implementation of all programs/policies of the Association, representing all Vermont RNs and Membership of the VSNA both nationally (in Washington DC) and locally (in Montpellier) in the political arena. Christine also works collaboratively with the American Nurses Association and other state nursing associations. Additionally, she works on advocacy and outreach with nursing programs/coalitions. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, raising sheep/goats, skiing, biking, reading, traveling and volunteering at her local library and schools.
Christine received her undergraduate degree in Sociology from Saint Michael’s in 1990, her Nursing Degree from UVM in 1994 and her MSA in 2001.