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Arts Education & Access Fund Oversight Committee

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The Arts Education & Access Fund Oversight Committee (Arts Oversight Committee, or AOC) is an independent committee charged with reviewing the expenditures, progress, and outcomes of the Arts Education & Access Fund and reporting their findings annually to City Council.
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Purpose and Responsibilities

The Arts Education & Access Fund Oversight Committee (AOC) is charged with reviewing the expenditures, progress, and outcomes of the Arts Education & Access Fund and reporting their findings annually to City Council. 

AOC will interact with the Commissioner of Culture and Livability, City Arts Program, the City of Portland's Revenue Division, Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC), the Portland area public school districts, and others as needed to fulfill its work. AOC will receive information and be a checkpoint for the implementation of the Arts Access and Education Tax and to review, comment, and advise the above mentioned organizations.

AOC will provide an Annual Report and other reports as may be deemed necessary to City Council.


Committee Members

Members appointed by Portland City Council (as of 12/20/2023)

Arts Education & Access Fund Oversight Committee Members
Current MembersTerm End Date
Jenn Falco (chair)December 2027
Ilima ConsidineDecember 2027
Leah FaureNovember 2024
Melanie HernandezDecember 2027
Jessica LagunasNovember 2024
Hana LaysonNovember 2024
Dunja MarcumNovember 2024
Frank MedranoDecember 2027
Suzy RootNovember 2024
Carlee SmithDecember 2027
Ellen ThomasNovember 2024
Ruth Juliet WiklerDecember 2027
Mark WubboldDecember 2027

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