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Get updates The purpose of the Arts Advisory Committee 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 charge of the Arts Advisory Committee is to: 

  • Make recommendations to the staff. Parks and Community Services Commission and City Council on the delivery of various cultural arts programs, facilities, 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 bodies for public art projects as they move through the advisory and regulatory approval.
  • 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. 
  • Serve as the City's primary review body for Art Gallery exhibits and Cultural Growth Fund grants.



Naina Shastri
Term Expires: March 2025
Srinivasa Manapragada 
Term Expires: March 2025
Shelley Barry
Term Expires: March 2025
Lisa Radzanowski
Term Expires: March 2026
Robert Bickel 
Term Expires: March 2026
Madhuri Karanam
Term Expires: March 2025
Ranjini Venkatachari
Term Expires: March 2026
VACANT - Alternate #1
Term Expires: March 2026
VACANT - Alternate #2 
Term Expires: March 2025



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