Cultural Commission

Meetings


  • Mondays prior to regularly scheduled City Council meetings

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

Position
Member
Term Ends
Contact Information
1 Resident
OPEN
N/A
2 Resident
Thomas Jacobsen, Chairperson
September 30, 2018
N/A
3 Resident
Barbara Speares
September 30, 2019
N/A
4 Resident
OPEN

N/A
5 Resident
Joy Brandon
September 30, 2018
N/A
6 Resident
Josh Santillan
September 30, 2018
N/A
7 Resident
Summer Finley
September 30, 2019
N/A
8 Arts Organization Lee Koch
September 30, 2019
N/A
9 Arts Organization
OPEN
  N/A
Staff Liaison/Ex-Officio Member
Wendy Hartnett 
Special Events Manager
N/A
Email Wendy
Phone: 817-952-2128
Council Liaison/Ex-Officio Member
Amy Sabol N/A
Email Amy Sabol

Membership


The Cultural Commission consists of 9 members as follows:
  • 2 board members of active Bedford arts organizations
  • 7 residents of the City of Bedford
Members serve 2-year terms. A Council member and the City Manager or their designee serves as ex-officio members.

Purpose


The purpose of the Cultural Commission is to serve as an advisory body to the City Council in order to improve arts and culture in the City of Bedford. The Cultural Commission will enhance arts and culture in Bedford by:
  • Assisting the City of Bedford with cultural programming.
  • Encouraging arts/cultural related communication and awareness
  • Researching and recommending priorities and projects to the City Council
  • Supporting the Cultural District, developing strategic plans and reports
On an annual basis, the commission shall present a report to the City Council regarding their activities.