BOARD

+ COMMITTEES

The Metro Nashville Arts Commission or Board of Commissioners is appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Metro Council. This 15-member board oversees Metro Arts' strategic work outlined in the charter.

For information about the Commission, please contact Grace Wright or visit our Commission page on Nashville.gov for notices of public meetings, meeting agendas and meeting minutes.

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Commissioners

  • Marielena Ramos, Chair

  • Jim Schmidt, Vice Chair

  • Jackie Daniel, Secretary/Treasurer

  • Jane Alvis

  • Sheri Nichols Bucy

  • Marianne Byrd

  • Will Cheek

  • Niki Coffman

  • Bonnie Dow

  • Clay Haynes

  • Matia Powell

  • Paula Roberts

  • Hope Stringer

  • Campbell West

  • Marcus Whitney

2020 Committee Roster

 

Grants and Funding Committee  

  • Matia Powell, Chair

  • Sheri Nichols Bucy

  • Jackie Daniel

  • Bonnie Dow          

  • Marielena Ramos, Ex-Officio

                    
Public Art Committee (PAC)              

  • Niki Coffman, Chair             

  • Campbell West

  • Marielena Ramos, Ex-Officio           

  • Community/Non-Commission Members:

    • Alejandro Acierto

    • Omari Booker                                    

    • Paul Collins

    • Donna Gilliam                                     

    • David Jon Walker

Nominating Committee

  • Jane Alvis

  • Niki Coffman

  • Paula Roberts

Public Funding for the Arts          

  • Jane Alvis     

  • Will Cheek

  • Jim Schmidt          

  • Hope Stringer

  • ​Marcus Whitney

Committee for Antiracism and Equity (CARE)    

  • Will Cheek, Co-Chair

  • Paula Roberts, Co-Chair

  • Marielena Ramos, Ex Officio

  • Community/Non-Commission Members        

    • Sarah Bounse

    • Alandis Brassel

    • Aaron Doenges

    • Ellen Gilbert

    • Megan Kelley

    • Jonathan Marx (ARTt Co-Chair)

    • Teree McCormick (ARTt Co-Chair)

    • Jon Royal​

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