Economic Development Advisory Committee


*Meetings are subject to change without notice.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas for the meetings will be available typically one week before the meeting date. For more information, please email the City Clerk’s Office or call 604-927-3010. Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Councillor Trish Mandewo, Chair
  • Councillor Steve Kim, Vice-Chair

Organization Representative

  • Leslie Courchesne (no Alternate named), Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
  • Catherine Williams (Barb Kojder, Alternate), Douglas College-Coquitlam Campus

Citizen Representatives

  • Zorica Andjelic
  • Paul Carter
  • Paul Choi
  • Mohammad Darwish
  • Marko Dekovic
  • Emma Friess
  • Alice Hale
  • Lilian Kan
  • JJ Lee
  • Marcelo Machado
  • Matthew Sebastiani


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
  • Attends to economic development matters which may be referred to the Committee by Council or other standing committees of Council

Terms of Reference

Work Plan