Pictured here are Evelyn Poppell, Supervisor, Nguyet “Nga” Nguyen from Arlington Health District, Dr. Reuben Varghese, Director, and Margaret Ostafin, Nurse Manager. Nguyen is a leader and a mentor among her peers and direct reports. Nga exemplifies this through her dedication to providing quality care to her clients while protecting the community from infectious disease. Drawing upon her empathy and exceptional nursing skills, she cares for her clients well beyond disease treatment. She has received many awards throughout her career and is well recognized as an exceptional public health nurse.