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, Avisa Mohammad-Hassani, 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        
    • Agenda
    • Minutes
  • Wednesday, November 6, 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 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