Heritage & Cultural Arts Commission


  • 7:00 p.m.
  • 2nd Thursday of every month*
  • City Council Chamber
    100 Civic Plaza
    Dublin, CA 94568
*Please note Meetings are occasionally cancelled and special meetings are called as necessary.  Please review the agenda (below) or call the Parks and Community Services Department at 925-833-6645 to confirm the meeting date and time.

Meeting Procedure During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak:

In keeping with the guidelines provided by the State of California and Alameda County Department of Public Health regarding gatherings and recommendations to follow social distancing procedures, the following practices will be implemented during upcoming Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission meetings:

The Dublin Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission will hold online virtual meetings via Zoom Video Communications.  Members of the public who wish to address the Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission will need to complete an online speaker slip.  Speakers will be able to participate using a computer or smart phone.  A telephonic option will also be available to those who cannot access a  computer or smart phone during the meeting.  The speaker will be announced in the meeting when it is his/her time to speak to the Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission. The speaker will then have three minutes to provide comments.

The next meeting of the Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission will be held on Thursday, October 8, at 7:00 p.m.  You can access the meeting here: 


If you would like to speak on one of the agenda items, please complete an online speaker slip (available at 4:00 p.m. on October 8).  

Agendas & Minutes

For Agendas, Staff Reports, and Minutes please visit the City of Dublin Meeting Calendar.  Agendas are also available at the Dublin Civic Center, Senior Center, and the Dublin Library.  Past agendas and minutes are available at the Past Meetings links below.

The draft minutes of the Commission meetings are generally presented to the Commission for approval at the following meeting. Once approved by the Commission, the approved minutes are available for distribution on this webpage, at the Dublin Civic Center, or upon request for a minimal copy charge.

Past Meetings

Search archived agendas, minutes, and staff reports.
View [2019] [2018] [2017]  [2016]  [2015]  [2014]  [2013]  [2012] Meetings

Commission Members

Commission Member Position Term Expiration Date
Robert Bennett Commissioner December 2020
Kathy Blackburn Commissioner December 2022
Gina Gabriell Commissioner December 2022
Timea Iharosi Commissioner December 2020
Steve Minniear Commissioner December 2022
Georgean Vonheeder-Leopold Chairperson December 2020
Sawsan Wolski Vice Commissioner December 2020
Shweta Agrawal Alternate Commissioner December 2020

Commission Responsibilities

The Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission is an advisory body to the City Council and City Staff.  This Commission is made up of seven members of the community who serve four-year staggered terms.  The Commission considers and makes recommendations to the City Council on historical, cultural, and artistic matters by:

  • Ensuring historical preservation of the Heritage Center
  • Generating public input concerning the arts
  • Reviewing arts contract proposals

The Commission may also review and make recommendations regarding the City's budgets for arts programs, facilities, and the Heritage and Cultural Arts Long Range Plan for the community.  The Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission Bylaws and Rules of Procedure govern the meetings and activities of the Commission.

Contact Us

Contact the Commissioners via email.  For questions regarding the Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission or its agenda, please email the Heritage and Cultural Arts Manager.