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The Arts Advisory Committee's purpose is to provide ongoing input to the City of San Ramon on the provision and delivery of cultural arts programs and services in San Ramon.  The Committee's main objectives are to:

  • Make recommendations to the Parks and Community Services Commission and City Council on the delivery of various cultural arts programs, activities, services and policies.
  • Appoint Policy, Program, and Facility, standing sub-committees and other sub-committees as necessary to provide preliminary review and comment of recommendations prior to being presented to full Committee.
  • Receive and evaluate input from the community, including input from other individuals and organizations on issues relevant to cultural arts programming.
  • Act as a liaison for cultural arts issues to other governmental, non-profit and private organizations.
  • Serve as a resource and advocate to the City on a wide range of visual and performing arts mediums; work with public to promote arts in the community.
  • Serve as one of the City’s review body for public art projects as they move through the advisory and regulatory bodies. Provide feedback to staff on the assessment of current and future needs of cultural arts for the purpose of program and facility planning.
  • Develop and implement a five-year cultural plan including goals and objectives, implementation strategies and evaluation methods; conduct ongoing evaluation and assessment of the cultural plan.

  • Serve as the City's primary review body for Art Gallery exhibits and Cultural Growth Fund grants.

Meeting Times: Third Wednesday of every month
 7:30 PM
City Hall - 2228 Camino Ramon
Parks & Community Services Conference Room

>>Click here for the most recent Arts Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda<<


Donna Batchelor
Term Expires: March 2017
Yinghua Wang
Term Expires: March 2016
Elizabeth Brathwaite
Term Expires: March 2016
Margherita Ryan
Term Expires: March 2017
Fortuna Ford
Term Expires: March 2017
Patrick Tuohy
Term Expires: March 2017
Term Expires: March 2016
Alternate #1 - Vacant
Term Expires: March 2017
Alternate #2 - Vacant
Term Expires: March 2016



Scott Perkins
Phil O'Loane

Carol Lopez
Dominique Lopez - Alternate

Esther Lucas - Division Manager - Parks & Community Services
(925) 973-2602

Kathi Heimann - Program Manager - Parks & Community Services
(925) 973-2611



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