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. at 43 W. Galena Blvd. 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: Travis Andry, Old Second Bank

Meets: Contact Chair

Governance Committee
Purpose: To improve the viability and relevance of Aurora Downtown.
Chair: Raquel Rodriguez, Tecalitlan Restaurant

Meets: Contact Chair

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

Meets: Fourth Thursday at 9 a.m. at Society 57

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

Meets: Third Monday at 8:30 a.m. at Society 57

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: Bryan Gay, Invest Aurora

Meets: Second Wednesday at 3 p.m. at 43 W. Galena Blvd.

Marketing Committee
Purpose: To create a recognizable identity for Aurora Downtown.
Chair: Kim Woodin, Aurora Fastprint

Meets: Third Tuesday at 9 a.m. at 43 W. Galena Blvd.