Linda Reimer joins Coquitlam Foundation board

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

COQUITLAM – The Coquitlam Foundation is pleased to announce that Linda Reimer, a longtime community volunteer and former politician, has joined its board of directors.

Reimer was MLA for Port Moody-Coquitlam from 2013 to 2017 and a Coquitlam City Councillor for two terms prior to that. She also served on the BC College of Teachers, and was chair of the School District #43 Parent Advisory Council.

Among her other community work, she has been a member of the Rotary Club of Coquitlam for 12 years, and is currently its president-elect. In addition, she serves as a board member with Tri-City Transitions and several local riding associations.

“We are ecstatic that Linda has agreed to join our board,” said Foundation chair Roch Ripley. “Her wealth of experience and demonstrated commitment to community work will greatly assist our ongoing commitment to encourage and support creative, targeted philanthropy that builds a vibrant, sustainable, and healthy community.”

The Coquitlam Foundation manages $3.2 million in 30 foundation-directed and donor-advised funds. The foundation always welcomes donations to any of these funds, which can be made by clicking on the “Donate Now” button at the bottom of this page.

As well, the foundation invites interested individuals or organizations to consider establishing a fund with the foundation. Individuals and families are also encouraged to think of the foundation when planning legacy and estate donations.

The Coquitlam Foundation is registered with Canada Revenue as a charitable organization, No. 890762347 RR0001.