Deborah Burger

Co-President of America's RN Union: National Nurses United

Deborah Burger is a Registered Nurse and President of the California Nurses Association (CNA). CNA is a growing, progressive, female-dominated union dedicated to achieving a single standard of healthcare for all Americans. Over the past year, Burger has led the CNA through a wide-ranging confrontation with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger over his attack on patient safety laws, his unpopular special election, and his record-setting corporate fundraising. Burger has been nursing for over thirty years, in almost every hospital unit, and currently specializes in diabetes care management in Santa Rosa, California.