Advisory Council


Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs works with its Advisory Council to recommend how Orange County’s Tourist Development Tax revenues and General Fund dollars should be invested to elevate the status of arts and culture in Central Florida.

Meeting dates and times, agendas and minutes can be searched and downloaded on the County Calendar.


Dr. Rick Schell, Chair
Cecelia Bonifay, Vice Chair
Comm. Emily Bonilla
Karen Climer
Julie A. Coleman
Gwen Covington
Samí Haiman-Marrero
Shelby Norwich
Rick Richbourg
Sara Segal
Judith Shealey
Keith Smith
Theo Webster


Advocacy Committee
Blockbuster Committee
Cultural Facilities Review Panel
Cultural Tourism Review Panel
Funding & Standards Committee
Public Art Review Board

Contact Us

Terry Olson, Director
Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1393
Orlando, Florida, 32802-1393
Offices: 450 E. South St., Suite 345
Orlando, Florida, 32801

Phone: (407) 836-5540
Fax: (407) 836-5554

All e-mail sent to this address becomes part of Orange County public record. Comments received by our e-mail subsystem can be read by anyone who requests that privilege. In compliance with "Government in the Sunshine" laws, Orange County Government must make available, at request, any and all information not deemed a threat to the security of law enforcement agencies and personnel.