Arts & Cultural Advisory Committee

Important Note In order to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Provincial Health Officer has implemented limitations on gatherings of 50 or more persons. To respect this limitation and keep the public safe, the City will be conducting virtual public meetings and meetings of the City's Boards and Committees.  Advisory Committee meetings will be livestreamed and archived on the City's website. The City will continue to monitor the health advisories and limitations established by the Province and until such time as these limitations are lifted, postpone any meeting that may result in public gathering.


  • 4th Tuesday of every month (or as scheduled) at 4:00 p.m.

    * For a full list of 2020 Committee dates please see the 2020 Committee Meeting Calendar on the main Boards & Committees Page.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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The Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee will collaborate with stakeholders in the community to develop and implement the next Cultural Strategic Plan which will make arts a mainstay of the City’s economic base and advance arts and culture in White Rock.

Advisory Body Resources


Council Representatives (non-voting):

Councillor Anthony Manning
Councillor Scott Kristjanson (alternate)

Community Members:

Michele Partridge, ChairpersonPat Petrala, Vice-Chairperson
Moti BaliKelly Breaks
Elaine CheungJim Davidson
Denice Thompson
Pat Higinbotham
Jim AdamsMia Pederson

Non-Voting Representatives:

Karin Bjerke-Lisle, Representative from the White Rock Museum and Archives
Deborah Kendze, Representative from the White Rock Library

* All members on the Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee have been appointed with a term ending March 31, 2021.