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Cultural and Scientific Commission

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