Councillor Bonita Zarrillo

Councillor Bonita Zarrillo
  • Before being elected in 2013 Bonita spent 20 years in sales, marketing and consumer research with a number of multi-national companies.
  • She is married with three children.
  • Bonita moved back West, to Coquitlam in 2010 after spending 15 years working in Eastern Canada and the U.S.
  • Bonita sat on the Arts and Culture Advisory Committee for the City of Coquitlam in 2012 as a member at large.
  • Bonita holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Manitoba, is a certified Programmer/Analyst, and holds a Professional Management Certificate in Human Resources from the University of Calgary.
  • Currently, Bonita is:
    • Vice Chair of the Sports Advisory Committee
    • Member of the Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Relations Committee
    • Council Representative to the Fraser Health Municipal Government Advisory Council
    • Alternate Council Representative to the Tri-Cities Early Childhood Development Committee
  • Bonita has been appointed to the following Federation of Canadian Municipalities Standing Committees and Forums:
    • Increasing Women’s Participation in Municipal Government
    • Environmental Issues and Sustainable Development
    • International Relations

Councillor Bonita Zarrillo 
Email: bzarrillo@coquitlam.ca
Cell: 604-499-7499