Councillor Teri Towner

Councillor Teri Towner
  • Teri has lived in Coquitlam for 16 years.
  • She is married to Mike, with 2 school aged kids, Jessica and Christopher.
  • She has a business degree from SFU and worked for 10 years in retail banking, 16 years with a major BC utility in various Human Resources management and analyst positions and 1 year as an Special Events Officer for a local non-profit organization.
  • Teri has extensive involvement as a longtime volunteer for various community initiatives including SHARE Family & Community Services, Raise-a-Reader literacy campaigns, Operation Red Nose safe ride home, organizing Terry Fox runs, Pink Shirt Day Anti-Bullying, Shoreline CleanUp, telethons and Adopt-a-Street litter control program.
  • She was nominated for the Society for Community Development’s “Spirit of Community” award.
  • She is also a clinic manager and running leader for SportMedBC SunRun training clinics and was nominated for SportMedBC’s SunRun clinic “Leader of the Year”. 
  • Teri is an event photographer for print and web publication snapd Coquitlam.
  • Over the last two years, she was appointed to Coquitlam Sports Council Advisory Committee.
  • She was also heavily involved in local education as PAC executive on both elementary and middle school PACS as well as 5 years on DPAC43 executive as PAC Communications Liaison and was awarded 2013 provincial BCCPAC Award for Excellence in Parent Leadership.
  • Teri is passionate about amateur sports and recreation, traffic safety, community initiatives and long distance running.

Currently, Teri is:

  • Chair of the Culture Services Advisory Committee 
  • Vice Chair of the ​Sports Advisory Committee
  • Council Representative for the Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group
  • Member of the 3030 Gordon Emergency Shelter Task Force 
  • Member of the Parcel Tax Review Panel

Councillor Teri Towner
Cell: 604-218-2276