Culture Services Advisory Committee


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.

2019 Composition  

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

Organization Representatives:

  • Coquitlam Heritage Society - Ann Carlsen (no Alternate named)  
  • Coquitlam Library Board - Todd Gnissios
  • Evergreen Cultural Centre Society - Bradley Nickason (Jon-Paul Walden, Alternate)
  • Festival Planners Network - Andrea Howorth (no Alternate named)
  • Place des Arts Society - Joan McCauley (Michael Fera, Alternate)

Artistic Community Representative: Mandy Tulloch

Citizen Representatives: Jill Cook, Julie Eastman, Janice Mazon, David Mushens, Hazel Postma, Asel Vazirova 

Meeting Schedule

The Culture Services Advisory Committee typically meets on the second Thursday of the month (on a bi-monthly basis). The 2019 meetings are scheduled from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall, on the following dates*: 

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

  • Thursday, ​February 16, 2017
  • Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • Thursday, June 15, 2017
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017 **Off-site meeting - please see agenda below**
  • Thursday, November 16, 2017 (Nov. 23rd meeting rescheduled to avoid conflict with the City's Long Service Awards)

City Clerk's Office

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