Multiculturalism Advisory Committee


*Meetings are subject to change without notice.

Agendas and 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 Robert Mazzarolo, Chair
  • Councillor Brent Asmundson, Vice-Chair

Citizen Representatives

  • Simin Ahmadian
  • Shannon Alves
  • Silvia Luigia Camolese
  • Carolina Echeverri
  • Honore Gbedze
  • Arun Ghag
  • Ann Johannes
  • Nikki Kasravi
  • Bita Rezaei
  • Lucie Wee


The mandate of the Multiculturalism Advisory Committee is to provide a local perspective and advice to Council with respect to achieving the City’s strategic goals and accompanying strategic directions. The Committee’s objectives are as follows:

  • Foster awareness and understanding of the City’s multicultural population and diversity
  • Initiate and facilitate discussion around existing and emerging multiculturalism issues
  • Identify barriers relative to citizen involvement in the community
  • Review and provide input to Council regarding the City of Coquitlam’s Multiculturalism policy
  • Assist in the development of a multiculturalism policy implementation strategy for the City of Coquitlam
  • Identify opportunities for public education and discussion regarding multiculturalism in the City
  • Provide input into the development and implementation of programs and services that enhance the culture of the community and create educational opportunities
  • Review and provide input on other items matters as directed by Council

Work Plan

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

Terms of Reference