Sports Advisory Committee


The Sports Advisory Committee's mandate ​is to provide a local perspective and advice to Council with respect to achieving the City of Coquitlam’s strategic goals and accompanying strategic directions:

  • To provide advice to Council on a wide range of areas including sport and recreation facility development priorities, strategic planning initiatives and policy development;
  • To support the coordination of administrative functions across all sport organizations;
  • To support sport organizations with the exploration opportunities and hosting of major sporting events;
  • To advocate and promote the value and benefit of sport for all ages and abilities


Chair: Councillor ​Dennis Marsden | Vice-Chair: Councillor Bonita Zarrillo

  • Organization Representatives:
    • Coquitlam Field Sport Association - David Jones (Joe Basic, Alternate)
    • Sports Centre Users Association - Andrea Mattinson (Brian Keenan, Alternate)
    • Coquitlam Tennis Club - Jeanette MacLean (no Alternate​ named)
  • Citizen Representatives: Tam Chernenkoff Miller, Paul Lambert, Devan Robertson, Larry Ryan, Cydney Smythies, Anna Teglasi, Carl Trepanier 

Meeting Schedule

The Sports Advisory Committee typically meets on the second Wednesday of the month on a bi-monthly basis (every 2 months). 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, March 6, 2019        
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019        
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019        
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019        

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 advisory committee meeting schedules are subject to change without notice.

Terms of Reference

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

Approved Work Plan

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

​Past Meeting Agendas and Minutes

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017 (rescheduled from February 8)
  •  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (rescheduled from April 12)

City Clerk's Office

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