San Antonio Arts Commission

Board Description
Board Composition:The San Antonio Arts & Commission (SAAC) is comprised of 15 Members: 10 District Appointed Members appointed by their respective Councilmembers and five Members appointed by the Mayor. Members serve a two-year term of office concurrent with the City Council term.
Appointed by:City Council
District; At-Large; Mayoral Appointment:District; Mayoral
Categories:The SAAC Members represent the following categories: Cultural Events and Festivals, Literary Arts, Performing Arts, Art Patronage, Public Art and Urban Design (includes visual arts), Film, and Music.
Mission/Purpose:The Arts Commission’s mission is to advocate for excellent, accessible, and engaging arts and cultural opportunities for the citizens and visitors of San Antonio and has the responsibility work with the Department of Arts & Culture to develop, promote, educate and preserve San Antonio’s unique artistic & cultural experiences.
Meeting Schedule & Location:SAAC meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at 9:00 am at the Culture Commons Gallery, 115 Plaza de Armas, 78205, unless otherwise posted. Please refer to the posted agenda to obtain meeting details at:
Website Information:For more information, please visit:
Ordinance/Articles of Incorporation/By Laws:2015-04-02-0238

Liaison: Sonia Covarrubias - 210 207-6968

NameDistrictAppointed DateDate Expires
Mr Arthur L Campsey IIIDistrict 109/07/202305/31/2025
Ms. Maria Magdalena Williams District 204/14/202205/31/2025
Ms. Yadhira Lozano District 310/22/201505/31/2025
Ms. Susana M. Segura District 404/02/201505/31/2023
Mr. Andy Benavides District 509/30/202105/31/2025
Dr. Emily Fleisher District 601/18/201805/31/2025
Dr. Ellen Riojas Clark Ph.DDistrict 708/05/202105/31/2023
Mr. Henry Brun District 802/17/202205/31/2023
Mrs. Freda Facey District 901/14/201605/31/2025
Dr. R. Mark Rogers District 1004/02/201505/31/2025
Mr. Suhail Arastu Mayoral10/01/201505/31/2021
Mr. Rene P. Barilleaux Mayoral04/02/201505/31/2025
Ms. Linda Hardberger Mayoral11/30/201705/31/2025
Ms. Eileen Kret Mayoral01/30/202005/31/2025
Ms. Jessica Rae Sanchez Mayoral04/02/201505/31/2025

Total Members for San Antonio Arts Commission: 15 City of San Antonio - Agenda Details Printable Version