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Sueli Bizetto de Freitas Public Relations & Communications Coordinator & Admin Assistant

Address
104 Clinic Place, P.O. Box 23, Rm 1234, Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z4

Background Education, Training, Experience:

  • Web Content Management System for Cascade - 2015 - ongoing
  • English-Portuguese translations: ESL International Program, Distance, Continuing and Community Education (CCDE), University of Saskatchewan - 2011-ongoing
  • Teacher, Portuguese levels I and II - Centre for Continuing and Distance Education – Extension Division, University of Saskatchewan Language Centre.
    September 2006 - 2010
  • University of Saskatchewan Certificate in Arts and Design
    April 2006 – present.
  • Certificate in Methods of Teaching Heritage Languages, University of Saskatchewan,
    September 1994 – September 1996
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  • BSc Communications, Major Public Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas – PUCC.
    March 1977 – December 1980, Campinas, SP, Brazil

Role at the Centre:

Mrs. De Freitas began working at CCHSA in August 1993.  She is the Public Relations and Communications Coordinator for the Canadian Centre, and an Administrative Assistant.  She is also the Secretariat & Manager for the Canadian Rural Health Research Society (http://crhrs-scrsr.usask.ca).

In her role as PR she (a) compiles and edits CCHSA Annual report; (b) Designs logos and advertisement for national and international conferences and symposia; design ad campaigns for services which the Agricultural Health and Safety Network provides to the Saskatchewan Rural Municipalities; (c) Screens Farm Safety essays for the SARM Scholarship annual competition; (d) manages CRHRS & CCHSA national and international conferences; (e) manages CCHSA, AgHealth Network, CRHRS websites; (f) designs CRHRS annual conferences websites.

Current Projects:

  • Manages CCHSA tweeter account
  • Communication/ad/visibility strategies for the Agricultural Safety & Health Network. Ongoing.
  • CCHSA advertisement brochure - design concept, formatting, printing, etc.
  • Agricultural Health & Safety Network 2017-18 Annual Report
  • CCHSA, NETWORK, CRHRS website maintenance & updates, Ongoing

Past Projects:

  • CCHSA 2016-2017 Annural Report
  • Manager/Coordinator: 2016 CRHRS Annual Conference - Sudbury, ON
  • CCHSA 2015-2016 Annual Report: Design, Formatting & Compilation.
  • Coordinator for the CCHSA 30th year anniversary celebration, Saskatoon, June 7, 2016
  • Manager/Coordinator: 2015 CRHRS Annual Conference - Edmonton, AB
  • Ad, brochures & posters: One_2_One Respiratory & Hearing Clinics for Farmers
  • Manager/Coordinator: Seventh International Symposium: “Safety & Health in Agricultural & Rural Populations” Global Perspectives (SHARP), October 19-22, 2014, Saskatoon, SK.
  • Visual design: Agricultural Health and Safety Network Annual Reports: (a) 25th Anniversary 2012-2013; (b) AR 2013-2014; (c) AR 2014-2015; Network's Ministry of Agriculture Report (2015-2016)
  • Visual design: Fact Sheet # 21, Grain Entrapment: When a Worker Becomes Helplessly Caught or Burried in Grain.
  • Visual design: Fact Sheet #19. Rabies: Need to Know Information for Agricultural Producers
  • Manager/Coordinator: 12th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society. The Stories of Rural Health through Knowledge, Research and Collaborative Action, November 13 to 15, 2013, Civic Centre, Prince George, BC
  • The Agricultural Health & Safety Network 25th Anniversary Celebration Organizing Committee. 2013
  • Manager/Coordinator: 11th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society. “Rural and Remote Health Research: Creative Approaches”, October 25-27, 2012, Levis, Quebec.
  • The Agricultural Health & Safety Network “Save your Breath” Respiratory Responses Booklet, Fall 2012.
  • Coordinator: The Canadian AgriSafety Applied Research Program: A National Summit. Underpinning Industrial Occupational hygiene Programs for Canadian Agricultural Workers. February 16, 2012.
  • Manager/Coordinator: 10th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society: “Keeping it Rural: Health, Multiculturalism & the Rural-urban Interface” October 20-22, 2011, Richmond & Vancouver, BC.
  • Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture 25th Anniversary Celebration: June 14,15, 2011.
  • 9th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society: “Rural Health: Connecting Research and Policy et Sante rurale: Lier recherche et politiques publiques” September 23-25, 2010, Fredericton, NB.
  • “Sleepless in Saskatchewan” DVD Launch: April 6, 2010, Saskatoon, SK.
  • Recruitment ad campaign: Saskatchewan Rural Health Project: Get Involved” - 2010-2015. Saskatoon, SK.
  • Coordinator of the “Water & Health in Indigenous Communities” Research Workshop, Saskatoon, SK, May 11-13, 2009.
  • Ad campaign for “Sleepless in Saskatchewan”
  • Coordinator of the Sixth International Symposium: Public Health & the Agricultural Rural Ecosystem”, Saskatoon, SK, October 19-23, 2008.
  • Ad campaign for the Saskatchewan Farm Injury Project - Connect, Engage”
  • Coordinator for the Canadian Rural Health Research Society’s annual meetings:
    (a) Saskatoon 1999; (b) Ottawa 2000; (c) Saskatoon (2001), (d) Halifax (2002), (e) Saskatoon (2003), (f) Sudbury (2004), (g) Quebec City (2005), (h) Prince George (2006), (i) Kingston (2009), (j) Fredericton (2010) , (k) Richmond & Vancouver, BC (2011), (l) Lévis, Québec (2012); (m) Prince George, BC (2013); (n) Saskatoon, SK (2014); (o) Edmonton, AB (2015); (p) Sudbury, ON (2016)
  • Coordinator of the Fifth International Symposium: Future of Rural Peoples “Rural Economy, Healthy People, Environment, Rural Communities”, Saskatoon, SK, October 19-23, 2003.

Other Skills and Interests:

  1. New logo concept & design: Luncheon en Vogue (2014)
  2. Concept & Design - logo and materials: First Sexual Assault Conference: Forensics, Trauma, Diversity, Strategies: April 23rd - 24th, 201
  • Poetry writing.  Readings at:
  1. Multicultural Poetry Night Fundraiser for Syrian Refugees, January 13, 2016, Saskatoon, SK
  2. International Women of Saskatoon (IWS) 30th Anniverary Celebration, June 11, 2016, Saskatoon, SK
  • Fully bilingual in Portuguese and English. Reads and understands Spanish, French and Italian.

Publications:

Poetry:

de Freitas SB, Epp L, Leuschen C, Radom L, Gillis-Cipywnyk M, Rugg I. (2015).  Here in Saskatchewan, Journal of Agromedicine, 20:3-391, DOI 10.1080/1059924X.2015.1069107

Graphic Designs:

De Freitas, SB, Canadian Centre for Health & Safety in Agriculture's 30th Anniversary logo concept and design: 2016

De Freitas, SB. Canadian Centre for Health & Safety in Agriculture’s Annual report concept & design: 2013-14; 2014-15; 2015-16

De Freitas, SB. Logo, Ads, visual design. One_2_One Respiratory & Hearing Clinics For Farmers, January 2015

De Freitas, SB. Logo, Ads, visual design. Seventh International Symposium: “Safety & Health in Agricultural & Rural Populations” Global Perspectives (SHARP), October 19-22, 2014, Saskatoon, SK.

De Freitas, SB. Agricultural Health and Safety Network Annual Reports Visual design: (a) 25th Anniversary 2012-2013; (b) AR 2013-2014

De Freitas, SB. Fact Sheet #19. Rabies: Need to Know Information for Agricultural Producers, visual design. Update December 2013

De Freitas, SB. CCHSA 2012-2013 Annual Report design. Saskatoon, SK

De Freitas, SB. Logo, Ads, Visual design. 12th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society. “The Stories of Rural Health through Knowledge, Research and Collaborative Action” November 13-15, 2013, Prince George, BC.

De Freitas, SB. Poster & Visual Design The Agricultural Health & Safety Network “Save your Breath” Respiratory Responses.  April 2012.

De Freitas, SB.  Logo, Ads.  11th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society. “Rural and Remote Health Research: Creative Approaches” October 25-27, 2012, Lévis, Québec.

De Freitas, SB.  Poster, Brochure, Invitations. Canadian AgriSafety Applied Research Program: A National Summit.  Underpinning Industrial Occupational hygiene Programs For Canadian Agricultural Workers. February 16, 2012

De Freitas, SB. Booklet Design. The Agricultural Health & Safety Network Farm Safety Walkabout Booklet Resource. December 2011.

De Freitas, SB.  Invitation & Program.  Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture 25th Anniversary Celebration – June 14 & 15, 2011.  April 2011

Ulmer K, de Freitas, SB.  Booklet.  Farm Safety Walkabout.  April 2011.

De Freitas, SB.  Logo & Poster. 10th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society: “Keeping it Rural: Health, Multiculturalism & the Rural-urban Interface” October 20-22, 2011, Richmond & Vancouver, BC.

de Freitas, SB. Poster.  The Agricultural Health & Safety Network: Practicing & Promoting Agricultural Health & Safety in 200 Saskatchewan Rural Municipalities”,  November 2010.

de Freitas, SB. Photos.  U of S Academic Health Sciences Centre Construction – Future home of the Canadian Centre for Health & Safety in Agriculture (CCHSA). http://cchsa-ccssma.usask.ca/healthsciconstruction/

de Freitas, SB.  Logo,  & Brochure. 9th Conference of the CRHRS - Rural Health: Connecting Research and Policy – Santé rurale: Lier recherche et politiques publiques” Fredericton, NB, September 23-25, 2010.

de Freitas, SB. Logo & Poster and magnets design, Recruitment ad campaign for the Saskatchewan Rural Health Project: Get Involved – 2010-2015.  Saskatoon, SK.

de Freitas, SB. Logo, Pictures & Brochure. 8th Conference of the CRHRS “Rural Life, Health, Environment – The Full Spectrum”, Kingston, ON, October 15-17, 2009

de Freitas, SB. Logo, Pictures, & Brochure.  “Water & Health in Indigenous Communities” Research Workshop, Saskatoon, SK, May 11-13, 2009.

de Freitas, SB, Koehncke N.  Picture: Home page of the Information Strategy and Analytics website, University of Saskatchewan. http://www.usask.ca/isa/, March 2009.

de Freitas, SB.  Logo, Pictures, Brochure, & Posters.  Sixth International Symposium  Published: Journal of Agromedicine;Practice, Policy & Research.  Interface of human health and agriculture.  Vol 14 (2):Cover page, April-June 2009.

LaBrash.L., K.Ulmer, S.B.de Freitas, F.Karim-Tessem.  Booklet Design. Difficult Times: Stress on the Farm.  Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health.  University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. 3rd Edition, 2009.

LaBrash.L., K.Ulmer, S.B.de Freitas, F.Karim-Tessem.  Booklet Design. Difficult Times: Stress on the Farm. Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health.  University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. 2nd Editon, 2006.

Knowledge Transfer 

De Freitas, SB.  Soaring Across Time: Ten Years of Visual Identity for the Canadian Rural Health Research Society.  Presented:  10th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society: “Keeping it rural: Health, Multiculturalism & the Rural-urban Interface” October 20-22, 2011, Richmond & Vancouver, BC.

Dosman JA, Brown Y, Rennie D, Olenchock S, Williams C, Barber E, Koehncke N, Kirychuk S, de Freitas S. The Fifth International Symposium Future of Rural Peoples: Rural Economy, Healthy People, Environment, Rural Communities. In: Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, Special Edition, Vol 11(2) May 2005.

LaBrash.L., S.B.de Freitas, H.H. McDuffie, N. Koehncke, Chemical Hazards:  A Swine Workers’ Guide.  2005.  Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health.  University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Awards:

1st Place People's Choice Award for Best Poster:

Title: Soaring Across Time: Ten Years of Visual Identity for the Canadian Rural Health Research Society.
Presented:10th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society: “Keeping it Rural: Health, Multiculturalism & the Rural-urban Interface” October 20-22, 2011, Richmond & Vancouver, BC.