Cultural Arts Advisory Board


  • At least six times a year
  • 5:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Term Ends
Contact Information
1 Resident
Phylisha Gold September 30, 2025 N/A
2 Resident
Susan Kaufman - Chairperson
September 30, 2024
3 Resident
OPEN September 30, 2025
4 Resident
Leslie Huntington September 30, 2024 N/A
5 Resident
Linda Grado September 30, 2024
Staff Liaison/Ex-Officio Member
Krissi Oden
Cultural Arts Manager
Email Krissi Oden
Phone: 817-952-2114
Council Liaison/Ex-Officio Member
Amy Sabol, Place 3 N/A
Email Amy Sabol


The Cultural Arts Advisory Board consists of five members as follows of the public at large. Members serve two-year terms. A Council member and the City Manager or their designee serves as ex-officio members.


The purpose of the cultural arts advisory board is to serve as an advisory body to the city council to grow and enhance public art and cultural arts events and programming throughout the City of Bedford. The board will support arts and culture in Bedford by encouraging arts/cultural related communication and awareness, providing feedback to the Cultural Arts Manager on public art projects, participating in City cultural arts events, and assisting in the selection of winning designs for various public art contests.

Code of Ordinances - Chapter 2, Article IV, Division 3 - Cultural Arts Advisory Board