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Kent Arts Commission

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Role of the Arts Commission

The Kent Arts Commission advises the City Council in areas such as:

  • Establishing cultural opportunities and arts education
  • Improving Kent's quality of life and enhancing our aesthetic environment
  • Promoting Kent as a center for great arts  

Meeting Schedule

  • Meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month
  • Conference Room #401 in the Kent Centennial Building, 400 W Gowe St.

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Members serve four year terms, youth members serve for one year. 


  • Suzanne Smith, Chair
  • Dan Cox, Vice Chair
  • Gerard Philpotts, Treasurer
  • Linda Macintosh, Recording Secretary
  • Christy Caravaglio, Corresponding Secretary
  • Councilmember Brenda Fincher,  Council Liaison
  • Susan Bagrationoff
  • Bayard DuBois
  • Tonya Goodwillie
  • Susan Machler
  • Colleen Maloney
  • Hal O'Brien
  • Michael Taskey
  • Sherelle Owens
  • Campbell Kristenson                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Log rollers in blue, Danny Pierce

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