Economic Development Advisory Committee


The Economic Development Advisory Committee:

• Provides a business perspective on economic development priorities which should be addressed;
• Identifies the pillars of economic development in the City;
• Identifies economic development impediments and opportunities for the City;
• Advises on business attraction and business retention and expansion activities;
• Advises on ways to provide information about business to the general public; and
• Attends to economic development matters which may be referred to the Committee by Council or other standing committees of Council


Chair:  Councillor Dennis Marsden | Vice-Chair: Councillor ​Brent Asmundson

Michael Hind - Coquitlam Representative of Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce 
Members of the public and business community appointed by Mayor and Council: Franca Aere, Jason Carvalho, Rick Eastman, Chuck Keeling, Steve Kim, Guyle Tippe, Catherine Williams, Ken Woodward

Meeting Schedule

The Economic Development Advisory Committee typically meets quarterly, or as needed, on the last Wednesday of the month. The 2017 meetings have been scheduled for 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the Council Committee Room (unless noted otherwise) at Coquitlam City Hall, on the following dates:

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 - This meeting has been cancelled.

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017

  • Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Agendas for the above noted meetings will be available typically one week prior to the meeting date. For more information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at or 604-927-3010.

Work Plan

The 2017 Economic Development Advisory Committee's Work Plan has been approved by Council.

2017 ​EDAC Work Plan

* Please note that meeting schedules are subject to change. 

City Clerk's Office

Phone: 604-927-3010
Fax: 604-927-3015