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Cultural and Scientific Commission

Call for Cultural Commissioners

The Town of Parker has openings on the Parker Cultural and Scientific Commission. The Commission is seeking energetic individuals who are deeply committed to the vision that Parker Arts will be fundamental to Parker’s identity as a vibrant community.

Annually, Commissioners are expected to attend six Commission meetings and to serve and volunteer on one or more of its committees and two or more of the free events supported by the Commission: Parker Lecture Series, Honey Festival, Historic Events, Science Day/Night, Discovery Park Concerts, and Art Gallery Receptions. In addition, although it is not required, Commissioners are encouraged to show their support for Parker Arts by attending ticketed performances, becoming a Parker Arts member, and promoting Parker Arts to the community.

Successful applicants will have a record of past community involvement and/or volunteerism, and a passion for arts, science, history, and culture. Diversity in age, cultural background, and vocation is welcome and encouraged. Committee descriptions, profiles of current PCSC commissioners, and minutes from previous PCSC meetings can be found below.

Commissioners will be appointed by the Town Council to serve two-year terms beginning January 2024. The Commission meets every other month, usually on the third Tuesday from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Commissioners must abide by the Parker Cultural and Scientific Commission Rules of Procedure and Conduct.

To apply, please email a letter of interest detailing the reasons you believe you should be selected as a Commissioner, referencing the above-listed criteria. You must also include a resume or detailed bio. Send the email to Carrie Glassburn, Cultural Director, at The deadline for applications is November 1, 2023. Select applicants will be asked to attend in-person interviews in December, 2023.

About the Commission

The Cultural and Scientific Commission serves as an advisory and support group for the Town of Parker Cultural Department. The Commission’s mission is to foster, implement and participate in providing opportunities for the cultural and scientific experiences for the community of Parker. Members also advise on cultural planning for the Town and make recommendations regarding cultural and scientific issues relevant to Parker citizens. Members are appointed by Town Council and serve for a period of one or two years.

2023 Commissioners

  • Lisa Hinz – Cultural and Scientific Commission Chair
  • Terri Tilliss – Cultural and Scientific Commission Vice Chair, Lecture Series Committee Chair and Science Committee
  • Judy Bazile – Lecture Series Committee and Art in Public Places Committee
  • Tabitha La Rose Burroughs –  Science Committee and Honey Festival Committee
  • Annie Day – Honey Festival Committee Chair and History Committee Chair
  • Lance Martin – Art in Public Places Committee and Science Committee
  • Phil Kramer – Art in Public Places Committee Chair and Lecture Series Committee
  • Tom O’Malley – Honey Festival Committee
  • Robert Sánchez –  Science Committee and Lecture Series Committee
  • Bethany Wood – History Committee

Commission Meetings

The Commission meets at the PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue, 6:30- 8:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday in January, March, May, July, September and November. Agendas are posted at Town Hall approximately one week prior to each meeting.

Commission Documents

Current Commissioner Bios

Cultural Commission Committee Missions

Cultural Department 2019 – 2023 Strategic Plan

Latest Meeting Minutes

Programs Supported by the Commission

Commissioners provide valuable volunteer support for the following Parker Arts programs:

  • Parker Arts Free Lecture Series
  • Art in Public Places
  • Honey Festival
  • Parker Science Day and Parker Science Night


For more information, to apply, or to contact Commission members, please email