Committees Come In!

Aurora Downtown is run by a volunteer board with several valuable committees. Participants do not need to be board members to join a committee. Please join us at our bimonthly board meetings held on the third Thursday of the month at 8 a.m. on the fifth floor at City Hall, 44 E. Downer Pl. Check the events calendar for committee meeting dates. Contact committee chairs to learn more about the following committees.

Finance Committee
Purpose: To provide fiscally responsible financial oversight.
Chair: Roger Schnorr, Old Second Bank

Meets: Contact Chair

Governance Committee
Purpose: To improve the viability and relevance of Aurora Downtown.
Chair: Shannon Cameron, Paramount School of the Arts

Meets: Contact Chair

Events Committee
Purpose: To increase downtown foot traffic.
Chair: Jason Sunderland, Stolp Island Arts Center

Meets: Fourth Tuesday at 4 p.m. via Zoom

Streetscape Committee
Purpose: To ensure a clean, safe, and presentable downtown.
Chair: Gina Salamone, Huck Bouma

Meets: Third Monday at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom

Business, Attraction, and Retention Committee (BAR)
Purpose: To support and advocate on behalf of established businesses and foster partnerships to attract new businesses to downtown.
Chair: Brian Failing, Aurora Regional Fire Museum

Meets: Second Wednesday at 3 p.m. via Zoom

Marketing Committee
Purpose: To create a recognizable identity for Aurora Downtown.
Chair: Cort Carlson, Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

Meets: Third Tuesday at 9 a.m. via Zoom