Member Meetings

One of the benefits of BCAPOP membership is the opportunity to engage with other members in monthly meetings to exchange ideas and information.  These meetings are held via teleconference.

Time: 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM (pacific time unless otherwise noted)

Location: Teleconference.  Members can login to access dial-in details.

2018 Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held the fourth week of the month, alternating between Mondays and Thursdays.  A print version of the schedule, with topics, is available here.



 January 26

 Ideas for Guest Speakers & Topics for Groups
 Host: Liz Kahle, Abbotsford Community Services
 February 26

 Moms with Dependency
 Host: Anne Guarasci, BCAPOP

 March 23

 To be confirmed
 Host: Erin Smedley, Carrier Sakani Family Services

 April 23

 Lactation Consultant
Guest Speaker: to be confirmed
Host: Helen Rex, Westcoast Family Centres
 May 24

 Exercise During Pregnancy
 Host: Melanie Osmack, Fit4Two

 June 25  After Birth Doula
 Guest Speaker: to be confirmed
Host: Adrienne Johnny, Merritt Moms, Conayt Friendship Society

 July  No Meeting

 August  No Meeting

 September 28  Nutrition for Moms and Babies
 Host: Dawn Carignan, Cariboo Friendship Society

 October  AGM
 In-person at BCAPOP Conference
Contact for information about submitting a proxy vote if you are unable to attend.
 November 23  To be confirmed
 Guest Speaker: to be confirmed
 Host: Erin Smedley, Carrier Sakani Family Services

2017 Meeting Schedule



January 26

 Dads in Action
 Guest Speaker: Reg Unrau, from Abby Dads        
 February 27

 Flu Shots and Vaccinations

 March 23

 April 24

 Farmer's Market Coupon Program
 May 25

 Successes and Challenges to Supporting Vulnerable Women to  Breastfeed Newborn Babies
 Guest Host: Katie Graham, Public Health Agency of Canada
 June 26 Outdoor Programming
We all know the many physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of spending time outdoors.  How do you encourage your participants to get outside?
 July No Meeting

 August No Meeting

 September 28Fall Program Start-up – Reconnecting with Participants

 October 19  AGM
 In-person at BCAPOP Conference
 November 23 Baby Boxes

Meeting Topics

Our goal is to host discussions that are relevant to our members.  

Members are invited to submit suggestions for discussion topics to

Meeting Summaries

Members can log-in to view discussion notes from past member meetings.  Go to 'Member Meeting Summaries' under the 'Member Community' drop-down box - it will be visible after logging-in.

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