Cultural Arts Commissioners


  • Aaron Alonso - Co-Chair
    Theatre production professional
  • Hugh Denny
    Community activist, art supporter
  • MaryAnn Darby - Co-Chair
    Retired project manager
  • Citlalli Zarate
    Graphic designer and illustrator
  • Terra Patterson
  • Alphonse Leopold
    Educator, small business owner
  • Colton Davis
    Downtown Everett Association 
  • Andrea Tucker
    Real estate professional and historian 
  • Aaron Sheckler
    Downtown business owner, Schack Art Center staff 
  • Jane McClure
    Neighborhood leader
  • Vacant
    Village Theatre 

About the Board

The Everett Cultural Arts Commission, established in 1974, is a citizen advisory board composed of 11 volunteers (plus alternates) appointed by the mayor and City Council. Commission members include:

  • Artists
  • Arts professionals
  • Citizens with strong links to Everett’s arts community


  • Develop city cultural arts policies and initiatives
  • Serve as the reviewing body for 1% of art-funded projects and programming and capital grants to arts organizations
  • Awards and hosts the Wendt and Mayor’s Arts Awards

Monthly Meetings

The next virtual meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at 5 p.m. 

If you would like to attend the meeting, please email Tyler Chism at for a link to the virtual meeting. 

Meeting Agenda and Minutes 

Review current and past meeting agendas and minutes here.