About Corisa Bell

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our Children.” – Wendell Berry

Born in Northern British Columbia, Corisa moved to the Fraser Valley after graduating high school, returning to her roots in Maple Ridge to raise a family as a sixth-generation resident. She couldn’t be more proud of her two girls! Corisa’s success in the web development/software business has allowed her the hours required to serve on Council full-time thus far.

You’ll frequently find Corisa volunteering and devoting time to functions and events throughout the city. Working on council is a natural progression of her civic involvement, allowing her to both serve and better the community. She has served on many boards in the past, including Fight HST. Her current portfolios include:

  • President of the Lower Mainland Local Government Association (LMLGA) overseeing 33 municipal governments
  • Elected LMLGA Conference Chair for 2nd year consecutively
  • Mayors Open Government Task Force
  • Audit and Finance Committee
  • Economic Advisory Commission
  • Metro Vancouver – Performance and Procurement
  • Parcel Tax Review Committee
  • Ridge Meadows Seniors Society
  • Fraser Valley Regional Library Board – Elected as Honorary Treasurer
  • Maple Ridge /Pitt Meadows Arts Council

Alternate for:

  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Parks & Leisure Services Commission
  • Fraser Valley Regional Library Board – InterLINK Representative

Corisa has kept her public organization commitment while on Council:

  • 10th year Steering Committee for  The Christmas Haven
  • President of her Housing Strata (105 Townhouse Units)

Corisa raises her children here in Maple Ridge and is working to better the community for them now as well as for their children in the future. To learn more about Corisa’s intentions as Councillor, view Corisa Bell’s Platform.



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