Team Members

Frédérique Baudemont

Frédérique Baudemont is well-known in the Fransaskois community. In 2016, she was the Executive Director of the Association des parents fransaskois (APF), before joining the RSFS as Assistant Executive Director and finally as Director in September 2017. She previously worked in the Canadian Public Services [RG1] as Regional Coordinator for Interdepartmental Cooperation [RG2] for the Official Languages and …

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Project Lead

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Gabrielle Lepage-Lavoie

Gabrielle Lepage-Lavoie is from the Peace River region in Alberta and has been living in Saskatchewan over 16 years.  Gabrielle graduated with a bilingual degree, Bachelors ès arts at the Faculté St-Jean at the University of Alberta and completed her Business Administration certificate at the Université de Sherbrooke. Before taking on the Healthy Start Project …

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Project Manager

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Rebecca Klapwyk

Rebecca comes from a diverse background with experience in recreational programming, children’s camps, ESL, religious and community services. She has travelled across Canada, residing in multiple communities and has decided to settle down in Saskatchewan with her husband and raise their two children here. She has a Bilingual Bachelor’s degree from the department of Multidisciplinary …

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Implementation Coordinator

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Erica Stevenson

Erica joined the Healthy Start Team in February 2015 as Project Coordinator. She has a background in Early Learning and Childcare – ECE level 3. She has worked full-time at two childcare centres, then later working at a 24-hour emergency home with the Saskatoon Tribal Council. She has knowledge and perspective working in a childcare …

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Implementation Coordinator

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Nicole Pulvermacher

Nicole is a Registered Dietitian who has always called Saskatchewan home. After completing her degree with the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, she went on to live and work in Regina, Fort Qu’Appelle, Yorkton, and surrounding communities. Nicole’s past roles have included health promotion, group education, staff training, and individual nutrition counselling. …

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Implementation Coordinator

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Kavitha Ramachandran

Kavitha joined the Healthy Start team in September 2013. She is a PhD candidate in Community Health and Epidemiology from the University of Saskatchewan. She worked as a Nutrition Research Coordinator for the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition prior to her enrolment in PhD. Her areas of interest in research includes health and wellness of …

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Parent Engagement Program Coordinator

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Hubert Tote Alimezelli

Ali is a health scientist from the University of Saskatchewan with a PhD in Epidemiology & Community Health from the College of Medicine. His research areas of interest revolve around the health of minority and vulnerable populations such as minority Francophones, the elderly, children, immigrants, refugees, Indigenous populations, and people living in poverty. Originally from …

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Evaluation Coordinator

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Jean-Pierre Picard

Born in Gatineau, Quebec, Jean-Pierre Picard  went to Haida Gwaii, in British Columbia, to work as a child care worker after getting his degree in psychology at the Ottawa University. Then, a twist of fate brought on a new career in communication. Driving back to British Columbia, after visiting his family in Quebec, his VW …

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Communication consultant

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