Meet our team


Alejandra Silvera, BA.

Alejandra has been with the BCPA since 2020. She is a dedicated professional with a diverse background in communication, for mental health services and non-profit organizations. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication from the Universidad de la República (Uruguay), where she specialized in Communication for education organizations & local communities, advertising, and documentary film production.

Driven by her passion for social justice, Alejandra actively participated in various humanitarian and educational projects in Uruguay, Spain, Bolivia, and the UK, and in 2017 she relocated to Vancouver, where she shifted her focus to working within mental health services contexts. Over the years, she gained valuable experience in the field, leveraging her communication skills to support individuals struggling with mental health challenges.

Alejandra loves Canada's outdoors and on April 2023, she took on the Communications Director role as part of the Recreational Canoeing Association of BC (RCABC)'s board.



Shital Kaur, BA, DCA, MBA

Shital has been with BCPA since 2022. She holds a Master's in Business Administration from the New York Institute of Technology, Vancouver. She completed her Bachelor's in Applied Psychology with Honours, with a major in Organizational Behaviour from the University of Delhi, India. She currently serves as the President of the Alumni Association of the New York Institute of Technology, Vancouver. She has previously worked as a Program Head in India, where she created and managed cultural and spiritual events. She volunteers as a mentor for a non-profit in India, counseling children in Orphanages.

Fun fact about her, she is multi-lingual and speaks 5 languages. She is a professional dancer and freelance makeup artist in her spare time. When she is not at the office, you can find her walking the scenic routes of Vancouver.


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Charmaine A. Barclay, MA

Charmaine joined the BCPA in 2023. She holds a BA Theology and Counselling with a minor in Guidance & Counselling (BATH G&C) and a BA in Social and Professional Transformation (BASPT) from the Jamaica Theological Seminary (JTS), as well as a MA in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with a concentration in Data Sciences (MA IO) from Adler University. She is currently enrolled as an International Student at Adler University’s Vancouver Campus where she is pursuing her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD). Charmaine is an advocate for advancing inclusive practices in everyday activities and continuously supplements her work with ongoing training in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). She has worked extensively in community service and outreach in both her home country Jamaica and in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Charmaine is the founder and Director of Mirror Image Developmental Program International (MIDPI) and a member of The International Honor Society in Psychology (Psi Chi).

Charmaine is a devout Christian and family-oriented person who describes her faith and family as her foundation, source and motivation. She enjoys exploring new cultures, binge-watching Asian Dramas and takes advantage of every opportunity to visit with her friends and family.