Downtown Commission

Membership Information


Membership:

Arts Commission representative
Design Commission representative
Music Commission representative
Historic Landmark Commission representative
Parks and Recreation Board representative
Urban Transportation Commission representative
City resident, if applicable

Number of Members:

17 (3 Vacancies. Apply Now.)

Term:

Four (4) year staggered terms.

Current Membership First
Appointed
Date
Reappointed
Term
Expires
Joel Sher, Chair
Contact Phone: (512) 478-1005
E-mail Address: bc-Joel.Sher@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Mayor Steve Adler
07/23/09
08/06/15
02/28/19
Jennifer Bristol
Contact Phone: (512) 484-2978
E-mail Address: BC-Jennifer.Bristol@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Council Member Leslie Pool
04/07/16
 
02/28/21
Richard DePalma
Contact Phone: (512) 934-3079
E-mail Address: bc-Richard.DePalma@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: City Council
Representing: Parks and Recreation Board representative
04/06/17
 
02/28/19
Marshall Escamilla
Contact Phone: (512) 217-0226
E-mail Address: bc-Marshall.Escamilla@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: City Council
Representing: Music Commission representative
06/16/16
 
 
Mary Galindo
Contact Phone: (512) 563-7999
E-mail Address: bc-Mary.Galindo@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Outside
Representing: Historic Landmark Commission representative
09/01/15
 
02/28/19
Jonathon Gins
Contact Phone: (512) 289-7460
E-mail Address: bc-Jonathan.Gins@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Outside
Representing: Urban Transportation Commission representative
01/28/16
 
02/28/21
David Gomez
Contact Phone: (512) 750-5150
E-mail Address: BC-David.Gomez@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Council Member Greg Casar
05/12/16
 
02/28/21
August Harris III
Contact Phone: (512) 320-8808
E-mail Address: BC-August.Harris@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Council Member Alison Alter
06/08/17
 
02/28/21
Andrew Harrison
Contact Phone: (720) 258-6284
E-mail Address: BC-Andrew.Harrison@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Council Member Jimmy Flannigan
01/26/17
 
02/28/21
Chris Kanipe
Contact Phone: (512) 522-5108
E-mail Address: bc-Chris.Kanipe@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Council Member Sabino Renteria
08/11/16
 
02/28/19
Christopher Lehman
Contact Phone: (512) 444-4495
E-mail Address: BC-Christopher.lehman@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Council Member Ann Kitchen
02/11/16
 
02/28/19
Timothy Moore
Contact Phone: (512) 917-6176
E-mail Address: BC-Timothy.Moore@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Council Member Ellen Troxclair
05/05/16
 
02/28/19
Sam Sargent
Contact Phone: (512) 773-6548
E-mail Address: bc-sam.sargent@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Council Member Delia Garza
03/02/17
 
02/28/21
Bruce Willenzik
Contact Phone: (512) 447-1605
E-mail Address: bc-Bruce.Willenzik@austintexas.gov
Nominated by: Outside
Representing: Arts Commission representative
06/29/00
08/06/15
02/28/19
Vacant
Nominated by: N/A
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Vacant
Nominated by: N/A
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Vacant
Nominated by: N/A
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Contact: City Clerk : General: (512) 974-2210
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