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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.



Naina Shastri
Term Expires: March 2023
Venkata Chintapalli
Term Expires: March 2023
Magali Le Bouder
Term Expires: March 2023
Satyakala Jarugumilli
Term Expires: March 2024
Tiffany Turner
Term Expires: March 2024
Gayatri Subramania
Term Expires: March 2023
Mohammad Ranjbarsadeghi
Term Expires: March 2024
VACANT -  Alternate #1
Term Expires: March 2024
VACANT - Alternate #2
Term Expires: March 2023


Adam Chow - Parks & Community Services Recreation Supervisor
(925) 973-3321
[email protected]


Assembly Bill 361 suspends certain provisions of the Brown Act, allowing public meetings to be held by teleconference. As a precaution to protect the health and safety of staff, officials, and the general public. 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 access the meeting online using Zoom. It is recommended that anyone wishing to view and/or participate in the meeting, download the Zoom application,, before the start of the meeting. 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.

If you would like to submit written public comment via email, please do so by 6:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting to [email protected]. Please include “Public Comment and the date of the meeting” in the subject line. In the body of the email please include your name and the item you wish to comment on. Written comments submitted will be provided to Committee Members prior to the start of the meeting. Written public comment will not be read aloud during the meeting. If you wish to make your comments heard, you must participate in the Zoom meeting.

There will be zero tolerance for any person addressing the Committee making profane, offensive and disruptive remarks, or engaging in loud, boisterous, or other disorderly conduct, that disrupts the orderly conduct of the public meeting.

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

MEETING:  Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. - CANCELLED


1. To view or participate in the meeting through Zoom

  Livestream online at: 

        Webinar ID:  

Use the “Raise Your Hand” button 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 minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.

2.   To listen or participate in the meeting by telephone, dial: +1 (669) 900-6833 

    Webinar ID:  

Use *9 on your telephone to raise your hand and 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 minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.