Economic Development Advisory Committee


  • 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Typically, quarterly on the 4th Wednesday of every month, or as needed*
  • City Hall
    3000 Guildford Way
    Council Committee Room
    Coquitlam, BC Canada V3B 7N2

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

Organization Representative

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

Citizen Representatives

  • Kathy Banner
  • Marko Dekovic
  • Emma Friess
  • Lilian Kan
  • J. Brad Marko
  • Cody Muhle
  • Mladen Plecko
  • Araz Rismani
  • Georgiy Sekretaryuk
  • Kevin Volz
  • Njeri Watkins


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

Work Plan

The Committee’s annual Work Plan is approved by Council.