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:
    • Chair of the Sports Advisory Committee
    • Member of the Metro Vancouver Indigenous Relations Committee
    • Council Representative to the Fraser Health Municipal Government Advisory Council
    • Council Representative to the Tri-Cities Food Security Table
    • Alternate Council Representative to the Tri-Cities Early Childhood Development Committee