Arts Commission

This Commisson was founded October 17, 2000. The Milpitas Arts Commission serves as an advisory body to the City Council on matters pertaining to the Arts, performance or visual in the City of Milpitas. The Commission reviews Phantom Art Gallery artist applicants, and reviews the Cultural Arts Support Program. The Milpitas Unified School District also has a voting member appointed to the Commission. Nine members are appointed to three-year terms and three alternates are appointed to two-year terms. On June 3, 2014, the former Public Art Committee was merged with the Arts Commission. The Commission now includes tasks related to recommendations to City Council for public art pieces.

Upcoming Events:

Public Art Projects:

To join the interest list for a future Art Project at Milpitas Police Department

Statement of Economic Interest:

FPPC Form 700 - Statement of Economic Interest is required to be filed by all Arts Commissioners to reveal any conflict of interest.

Documentation:

Milpitas Art and Cultural Grant Program - Organization Packet 2014.15

Milpitas Art and Cultural Grant Program - Artist Packet 2014.15

Commission By-Laws

Meets:

The Arts Commission meets at the Milpitas City Hall, Committee Conference Room, 455 East Calaveras Boulevard Holding regular meetings on the fourth Monday at 6:00pm on alternating months of January, March, May, July, September and November. If a scheduled meeting occur on a holiday, the meeting will be deferred to the same day of the following week.

City Council Liaison:

Debbie Indihar Giordano, City Council (408-586-3032)

Staff Liaison:

Renee Lorentzen, Interim Recreation Services Manager (408-586-3409)

Commission Members:

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Becky Strauss

Chair

Term Expires:

October, 2014

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Robin Hays

Vice Chair

Term Expires:

October, 2016

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Bill Foulk

Commissioner (MUSD)

Term Expires:

October, 2016

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Cyd Mathias

Commissioner

Term Expires:

October, 2014

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Harriett McGuire

Commissioner

Term Expires:

October, 2015

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Larry Voellger

Commissioner

Term Expires:

October, 2014

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Nicole Phan

Commissioner

Term Expires:

October, 2015

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Robert Gill

Commissioner

Term Expires:

October, 2014

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Tess Santos

Commissioner

Term Expires:

October, 2016

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Doris Roth

Alternate Member #1

Term Expires:

October, 2014

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Marsha Tran

Alternate Member #2

Term Expires:

October, 2015

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Christina Driggers

Alternate Member #3

Term Expires:

October, 2014