Who we are:
The Multicultural Association of Pictou County (MAPC) is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization that was founded in April 2009 to serve people of diverse cultures living in Pictou County. As an Association, we are focused on enriching the cultural life in our local communities within Pictou County by encouraging and promoting all aspects of multiculturalism.
Our goal is to promote multiculturalism and to serve as an important resource for newcomers through information and events. We aim to be the bridge that connects people of different cultures within Pictou County.
2023-24 Board Members
Nanda Shirke - President
Ajay Shirke - Treasurer
Karen MacKay - Secretary
Mick O'Neill - Public Relations (e-mail, website, Facebook)
Sarah Argollo Santos - Director
Colleen McInnis - Director
Tricia Schell - Director
Catalina Martinez - Director
Nisuli Yomethma - Director
How to join:
To become a member simply write an e-mail to