This is a very exciting time for public health nursing in Ontario and I look forward to being a part of the changes that are afoot. My commitment to you all is to work diligently with the executive and the membership to 1) communicate information about the new association to our colleagues; 2) build the association membership; and 3) mentor public health nurses to become more involved in the association; and 4) increase the visibility and voice for public health nursing. We have much to do over the next year and beyond and I look forward to working with the executive and regional representatives to “lead the way” while engaging our current and future members. Please do feel free to contact me directly with ideas or suggestions as we start on this exciting journey together!!