Sustainability & Environmental Advisory Committee

  1. Seeking Citizen Representatives for Committees and Board of Variance

    Make an Impact in your Community!
    Do you have a keen interest in sharing your knowledge and point of view to help shape your community? Applications are currently being accepted for citizen representatives on our Advisory Committees and Board of Variance.

    Interested residents can read about each committee’s mandate, and apply online at

    Deadline for submission is 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7.


*Meetings are subject to change without notice.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas for the meetings will be available typically one week before the meeting date. For more information, please email the City Clerk’s Office or call 604-927-3010.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Councillor Teri Towner, Chair
  • Councillor Brent Asmundson, Vice Chair

Citizen Representatives

  • Tracy Adole
  • Mark Ashton
  • Grayson Barke
  • Reza Berry
  • Linton Chokie
  • Christine Coles
  • Mohammad Darabi
  • Richard Kenny
  • Edward Lau
  • Bonnie Razzaghi


The Sustainability and Environmental 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. Specific responsibilities of the Committee include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • To provide advice to Council on a wide range of existing and emerging environmental issues and trends including strategic planning initiatives, bylaws, and policy development
  • To provide a local perspective on the environment while giving due consideration to the balance between social, environmental and economic aspects
  • To identify and review opportunities for environmental protection and enhancement within the City and advise Council of the same
  • To advise Council on issues of environmental importance to stakeholder groups and to the community at large
  • To identify and advise on ways to build local environmental awareness, and promote environmental stewardship within the City
  • To celebrate environmental volunteer involvement and leadership including supporting the annual Environmental Volunteer Celebration (and its biannual Environmental Achievement Awards component)

Approved Work Plan

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

Terms of Reference