BCAPOP has three team members to handle day-to-day operations and assist the Board of Directors and committees with governing the association.
Executive DirectorHeather Cameron, BScN., RN. | firstname.lastname@example.org
Heather Cameron is a Registered Nurse with a Perinatal Specialty Certificate who has been working with pregnant women in a variety of settings since 2005. Her experience includes creating grass-roots programs, public speaking, and spearheading community events. As a Registered Nurse, Heather has worked in multiple settings including withdrawal management, labour & delivery, and maternity.
Heather has a proven track record of being able to bring communities together with her experience organizing conferences, creating grass-roots programs and influencing system changes at the local level. Two projects that Heather is most proud of included a peer-based recovery support group for mothers affected by substance use and “Health Pregnancy Care Meetings” that supported women as early as possible in their pregnancy to overcome identified barriers prior to delivery. Heather may be most well-known for her delivery of workshops on Supporting Women and Families with Problematic Substance Use, presented through multiple conferences in BC, Alberta and featured in the World Harm Reduction Conference in England. Her volunteer involvement on a variety of committees including Make Children First, Perinatal Connections, Raise-a Reader, and S.W.A.T. (Sex Workers Accessing Treatment) has influenced Heather’s knowledge base and ability to create impactful change within communities. Heather’s experience, passion and credentials all contribute to her drive to support BC Associate of Pregnancy Outreach Programs as Executive Director.
Monica Fitzpatrick | email@example.com
Having spent almost 20 years in the financial services industry, Monica has recently made some major life changes and is extremely excited to transition her skill-set and passion to the not-for-profit world with a personal mission to help and support those in need of assistance.
In her previous career, Monica worked with a number of Canadian banks with responsibilities ranging from administration, to marketing, and most recently corporate governance. She is no stranger to working with various Boards of Directors and Executives and to rolling up her sleeves doing whatever is needed to get the job done.
Beyond a career change, Monica has also recently made the move from Toronto to Squamish, where she looks forward to spending time in nature and the beautiful BC mountains.
Program Coordinator, Healthy Care Pregnancy Program Project
Judy Treherne, MSW, RSW | firstname.lastname@example.org
Judy has extensive experience working within health care settings including Mental Health and Addictions Rehabilitation and Recovery, regional planning, program and community development. She has experience as Perinatal Social worker, managing community programs and working as consultant to support communities plan, develop and implement programs and/or services to meet their needs.
Most recently, Judy has been working with Make Children First – Kamloops Early Childhood Development Coalition to develop and implement an early developmental screening process in Kamloops; support Early Childhood Mental Health Community of Practice initiatives; facilitate working group to strengthen community service network for perinatal/post-natal depression support services; and participate as Community lead for UBC – HELP Toddler Development Instrument Pilot Project.