Governance

BCOCCA is an Umbrella Organization comprised of:
(i) A nine (9) member Board of Directors, plus
(ii) One (1) representative from each of its member Associations.

 

 

Membership representation on the Organization shall be limited to ONE (1) delegate or authorized representative and TWO (2) alternate delegates from each Member Association. At least one of these delegates shall be the President or Past President or a person who has served at least 2 years on the Executive Board of the Member Association.BCOCCA's structure includes nine (9) member associations:

 

  • Antigua and Barbuda Association of British Columbia
  • Barbados Cultural Association of British Columbia
  • Grenadian Cultural Association of British Columbia
  • Guyanese Canadian Cultural Association of British Columbia
  • Canadian Haitian Cultural Association of British Columbia
  • Jamaican/Canadian Cultural Association of British Columbia
  • St. Kitts/Nevis Cultural Association of British Columbia
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines Cultural Association of Greater Vancouver
  • Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of British Columbia

 

BCOCCA has the following Board of Director membership:

 

  • Neville Thomas - President BCOCCA. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Walter Petrie, Vice-President - Guyana. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Grafton Rouse, Secretary - BCOCCA. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Monifa Ayinde, Director - Grenada. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Norton Quashie, Director - St Vincent. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Andrew Serrant, Director - Jamaican Canadian Cultural Association of British Comlumbia: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Marilyn Perrin, Director - Trinidad & Tobago, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Our Vision

"British Columbia Organization of Caribbean Cultural Associations (BCOCCA) is a Leading Advocacy Linkage Community Awareness Umbrella Organization consistently providing reliable and dependable Programs and Initiatives for its Members."