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Get updates 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.



Partha Mitra
Term Expires: March 2021
Patrick Gutierrez
Term Expires: March 2021
Magali Le Bouder
Term Expires: March 2021
Jenna McCoy
Term Expires: March 2022
David Owens
Term Expires: March 2022
Naina Shastri
Term Expires: March 2021
Ofer Dal Lal
Term Expires: March 2022
Mohammad Ranjbarsadeghi -  Alternate #1
Term Expires: March 2022
VACANT - Alternate #2
Term Expires: March 2021


Adam Chow - Parks & Community Services Recreation Supervisor
(925) 973-3321

Public Comment Instructions

On September 14, 2020, the Health Officer of Contra Costa County issued Order No. HO-COVID19-28 that directed that all individuals living in the county to continue to comply with social distancing and face covering requirements and avoid gatherings, and directing businesses and government agencies to comply with specified restrictions necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Under the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, meetings may utilize teleconferencing. As a precaution to protect the health and safety of staff, officials, and the general public, Finance Committee members will not be physically in attendance, but will be available via video conference.

There will be no physical location for members of the public to participate in the meeting. We encourage members of the public to shelter in place and access the meeting online using the web-video communication application, Zoom. Zoom participants will have the opportunity to speak during Public Comment (for topics not on the agenda), in addition to each of the agendized items.

This meeting will be conducted on the web-video communication platform, Zoom. In order to view or participate in this meeting, members of the public will need to download Zoom from its website, It is recommended that anyone wishing to participate in the meeting complete the download process before the start of the meeting. 

All public comment is subject to the 3 minute time restriction.

MEETING: Arts Advisory Committee - October 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. 


  1. Livestream online at:

    Webinar ID: 991 4661 4601

  2.  For audio access to the meeting by telephone, use the dial-in information below:

+1 (669) 900-6833 or

Webinar ID991 4661 4601


  1. Provide live remote public comments:

    From a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device.

    Webinar ID991 4661 4601

    (To supplement a PC, Mac, tablet or device without audio, please also join by phone: +1 (669) 900-6833)

    To comment by video conference, click the “Raise Your Hand” button or *9 on your telephone to request to speak when Public Comment is being taken on the Agenda item. You will then be unmuted when it is your turn to make your comment for up to three (3) minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.

  2.  Provide public written comments prior to the meeting by email, to