Arts and Culture Commission

The purpose of the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission (RACC) is to promote and encourage the development of and interest in the fine and performing arts, and to act in an advisory capacity to the city concerning its artistic and cultural development and the preservation of Richmond’s heritage.

Member Terms & Meeting Information

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Term Expiration

Lynson Beaulieu, Chair*10/01/2019  01/31/2021
Tom Herriman by ordinance effective 06/19/202106/19/2025
Melissa Kirk, Vice Chair
(final term) 03/19/2020
Emily Leighton 
by ordinance effective 06/19/2021
Thomas Lyons
Phillip Mehas
by ordinance effective 6/19/2021 06/19/2025
(final term) 03/19/2019
01/31/2023 (unexpired term;
resigned by Rosalie Barnes)

VACANT03/19/201901/31/2023 (unexpired term;
resigned by Michael Cohen)

VACANTby ordinance effective 6/19/2021 06/19/2025 (unexpired term;
resigned by Deborah Dyer)

VACANT03/19/201901/31/2023 (unexpired term;
resigned by Joshua Horne)

 VACANTby ordinance effective 06/19/2021 06/19/2025 (unexpired term;
resigned by Siobhan Hayes)

*Filling an unexpired term

City Council Liaison: 

Melvin Willis

Staff Liaison:

 Winifred Day, Arts and Culture Manager (510) 620-6952