Arts & Cultural Advisory Committee


The White Rock Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee will make recommendations for updates to the City's Cultural Strategic Plan (CSP) to ensure the CSP reflects best practices and community values for deriving socio-economic benefits from an active arts and culture sector. The Cultural Development Work Plan will be updated and monitored as well to ensure Cultural Development activities support achievement of the CSP's goals and objectives.

The Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee term runs from July 2021 to October 31, 2022.

Advisory Body Resources


Council Representatives (non-voting):

  • Councillor Manning, Chairperson
  • Councillor Kristjanson, Vice-Chairperson

Committee Members (voting):

  • Jim Adams, Community Member
  • Elaine Cheung, Community Member  
  • Denice Thompson, Community Member 

Community-Based Organization Representatives (non-voting):

  • Karin Bjerke-Lisle, White Rock Museum & Archives
  • Helmut Gruntorad, Semiahmoo Arts Society