Pat Iyer was honored by the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) in April 2006 when she was presented with the Volunteer of the Year award, an award given out for the first time in 2006. Pat is the chief editor of AALNC’s Online Legal Nurse Consulting course (first edition). As the chief editor, she worked with the two associate editors to identify, train, encourage, and edit the work of the content developers. Pat served on the board of directors for 5 years, including one year as president. She is the chief editor of two AALNC textbooks: the profession’s core curriculum, Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practice (2nd ed.), and Business Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants, published in 2005. Pat served as the chair of the Education Committee of AALNC from 2004-2006.