Arts Commission


The purpose of the Commission is to encourage greater opportunities for and recognition of the arts in the La Grande area; provide coordination of events to showcase the abilities of area artists; provide development and promotion of the arts as a factor in the economic life of the community; pursue funding sources, projects and programs, including opportunities for children; and provide liaison and representation to the Eastern Oregon Regional Arts Council.

City Affiliate: Parks & Recreation Department
Membership Term: Three years
Governing: City Ordinance No. 3229, Series 2015 and Resolution No. 4752, Series 2017

Staff Contacts

Name Phone
Stu Spence (541) 962-1348

Commission Members

Name Title
Kristine Alf Rippee Term Exp. (12/31/2023)
Karen Johnson Term Exp. (12/31/2023)
Dusty Downing Term Exp. (12/31/2021)
Amber Scroggins Term Exp. (12/31/2021)
Evie Stacey Term Exp. (12/31/2022)
Karen Mathson Laucirica Term Exp. (12/31/2022)
Vacancy Seven Term Exp. (12/31/2023)