Culture Services Advisory Committee

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The Culture Services Advisory Committee​:

  • Provides advice to Council on significant specific cultural related issues that may arise from the community, staff or from Council;
  • Provides advice on how to advance implementation strategies and to work in collaboration with the City to move forward cultural services in Coquitlam;
  • Supports and connects cultural organizations  with the exploration  of opportunities and hosting of major events and festivals; and
  • Advocates and promotes the value and benefit of cultural activities for all ages and abilities.

2020 Composition  

Chair: Councillor ​Steve Kim | Vice Chair: Councillor ​Craig Hodge

Organization Representatives:

  • Coquitlam Heritage Society - Candrina Bailey (no Alternate named)  
  • Coquitlam Library Board - Todd Gnissios (no Alternate named)
  • Evergreen Cultural Centre Society - Brad Nickason (no Alternate named)
  • Festival Planners Network - Andrea Howorth (no Alternate named)
  • Place des Arts Society - Joan McCauley (Michael Fera, Alternate)

Artistic Community Representative: Mandy Tulloch

Citizen Representatives: Marie Del Cid-Luque, Julie Eastman, Abnash Kaur Gill, Kim Hockey, Janice Mazon, and Hazel Postma

Meeting Schedule

The Culture Services Advisory Committee typically meets on the second Thursday of the month (on a bi-monthly basis). The 2020 meetings will be scheduled from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall, on the following dates*:

  • Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Thursday, May 21, 2020 - meeting cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Thursday, July 9, 2020
  • Thursday, September 17, 2020
  • Thursday, November 26, 2020

Agendas for the above noted meetings will be available typically one week before 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 ​is available here.

Work Plan

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

​Past Meeting Agendas and Minutes

City Clerk's Office

Phone: 604-927-3010