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 ​Brent Asmundson | Vice-Chair: Councillor ​Chris Wilson

  • Organization Representative:
    • Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce - Michael Hind (no Alternate named)
    • Douglas College-Coquitlam Campus - Catherine Williams
  • Citizen Representatives: ​Jason Jakubec, Justin Kim, J. Brad Marko, Mladen Plecko, Araz Rismani, Georgiy Sekretaryuk, Guyle Tippe, Cynthia Tran, Kevin Volz, Kirsten Wilson, Ken Woodward

Meeting Schedule

The Economic Development Advisory Committee typically meets quarterly, or as needed, on the last Wednesday of the month. 2019 meetings are scheduled to be held from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., in the Council Committee Room at Coquitlam City Hall, on the following dates*:

  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2019
  • Thursday, June 6, 2019
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2019
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019
    • Agenda
    • Minutes

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.

* Please note that meeting schedules are subject to change.

Terms of Reference

A copy of the Committee's Terms of Reference may be found here.

Work Plan

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

Past Meeting Agendas and Minutes

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018   
  •  Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    • Meeting cancelled at the call of the Chair
  •  Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  • Tuesday, September ​18, 2018 (Meeting Room 112, Main Floor, Coquitlam City Hall)
    • Meeting cancelled at the call of the Chair

City Clerk's Office

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