Speaker Bio:
Sheena Teed



Lieutenant (Navy) Sheena Teed, CD, MSc, BN grew up in Saint John, NB and joined the Naval Reserves at HMCS BRUNSWICKER in 2003 as a Maritime Surface Officer (MARS) which is now known as a Naval Warfare Officer (NWO). She completed her MARS training at NOTC Venture in Esquimalt, BC and received her Bridge Watch Keeping Qualification onboard HMCS EDMONTON in 2007. She served as a MARS Officer on both a part-time and full-time basis for almost 8 years. In 2011, Lt(N) Teed decided to join the Regular Force as a Nursing Officer and completed her Bachelor of Nursing Advanced Standing Program from the University of New Brunswick. In 2015, she was posted to 1 Canadian Field Hospital as part of the High Readiness Detachment in Ottawa. From 2015-2016, she fulfilled a variety of taskings which included the Senior Nursing Officer for Cadet Training Center Argonaut and as a General Duty Nurse onboard the British ship RFA Argus. In the fall of 2015, she deployed to Lebanon in support of the Government of Canada's promise to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada. In 2016, she was posted to Canadian Forces Health Services Headquarters as the Blood Program Officer. This was a significant moment for the nursing community as Canada was the first NATO country to employ a Nursing Officer as the head of its military Blood Program. During her time at Headquarters, she also planned the Canadian Forces Health Services participation in a variety of international exercises to the United States, Turkey and Czech Republic. In 2018, Lt(N) Teed completed her Master's of Science in Disaster Medicine and was posted to back to 1 Canadian Field Hospital as part of the Canadian Forces Trauma Training Center/High Readiness Detachment in Montreal, QC. Lt(N) Teed is currently an advisor to the Health Standards Organization Emergency Management Technical Committee, member of the Board of Directors for the Chalmers Foundation and volunteers as a coach with the Fredericton Amateur Speed Skating Association.

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