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.

Mission Statement

To elevate the status of Central Florida’s arts and culture to that befitting a world-class community.


  1. Ensure that County resources empower arts and culture to thrive well into the future.
  2. Cultivate opportunities for all residents and visitors to experience and participate in innovative, high-quality and diverse arts and culture.
  3. Anchor arts and culture as core elements of civic health and quality of life.


Keith Smith, Chair
Gwen Covington
Flynn Dobbs
Mariah Evelyn-Roman
Comm. Maribel Gomez Cordero
Roberto Gonzalez
Samí Haiman-Marrero
Nathan Hill
Jeffrey Moore
Tiffany Sanders
Lorene Walker
Theo Webster


Advocacy Committee
Blockbuster Committee
Cultural Tourism Review Panel
Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee
Funding & Standards Committee
Public Art Review Board
Sustainability Committee


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

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.