BCPA Staff

  • Eric Veal, Assistant Director of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts and BCPA Community Engagement Manager
  • Tina Salamone, Performing Arts Director
  • Brandy Maloney, Executive Program Assistant
  • Nick Niemerg, Volunteer Coordinator and House Manager
  • Tim Papacek, Maintenance  
  • Thom Rakestraw, Marketing Associate
  • Erin Shannon, Marketing Manager  
  • Pam Starks, Ticket Office Manager
  • David Young, Facilities Manager and Events Coordinator

 To contact BCPA staff, please call 309-434-2777 or email info@artsblooming.org.


Cultural Commission 2015-2015

Vicki Tilton (Chair), Owner, Fox & Hounds Hair Studio & Day Spa

Roger Elliott: President, Elliott Capital Management
Sherry Galbreath: President, ACME Solutions LLC
Matt Giordano: State Farm Insurance, Innovative Team
David Hauman: Retired Fundraising Executive
Jessielee Hinshaw: Credentials Counselor, INCCRRA
Neeraj Joshi: ICP Case Manager, NTT Data
Ryan Huette: Director of National Sales, Nu-Way Transportation
Mike Kerber: Past McLean County Arts Center Board Member
Jamie Mathy: Owner, Kelly's Bakery & Cafe 
Carole Ringer: Illinois Symphony Board of Directors
Karen Schmidt: City of Bloomington Councilwoman; IWU Librarian


The Cultural Commission is appointed by the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council. Commission members serve three-year terms and may be re-appointed at the discretion of the Council. The Commission meets every second Thursday of the month at 7:30 a.m. in the Conference Room on the ground-level floor of the Creativity Center. General public is welcome to attend.

Last updated: 8/24/2015 1:53:47 PM