Ruphina joined the Board in 2018. She is a partner in Baker Tilly Nova Scotia Inc. and advises businesses on Canadian taxes, including estate planning, succession planning, corporate reorganization, mergers, and acquisitions, and appeals. Ruphina holds the CPA designation. She has worked on several profit and non-profit boards, served with community and business organizations, and lectured at Acadia University as a part-time professor. Ruphina provides presentations to professional and business groups. She has published articles on various tax subjects.