Culture Services Advisory Committee

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Mandate

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 committeeclerk@coquitlam.ca 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
Email: clerks@coquitlam.ca