Creative Sonoma Advisory Board

The creative community of Sonoma County is a powerful economic force and vibrant asset. Creative Sonoma was established to bring together and advance the individuals, organizations and enterprises in Sonoma County whose work is grounded in the economic and cultural values derived from creativity. Creative Sonoma will foster communication and collaboration within the creative community and encourage and empower the stakeholders in its success.


6/24/2014 Summary Action 47 and 12/15/2015 Summary Action 19


Act in an advisory capacity to Creative Sonoma and the Board of Supervisors in matters pertaining to the policies and business of Creative Sonoma.

Membership Term

2 years, renewable one time.


9 Members.

Contact Information

Kristen Madsen, Director, Creative Sonoma, 565-6120

Meeting Schedule

Meets first Wednesdays bi-monthly, January through November. In months when meetings occur during the week of a major holiday (New Years Day, 4th of July), the meeting is moved to the second Wednesday.

Membership Composition

No more than 11 members including a broad representation of community leaders maintaining a balanced geographic representation from across the County.
9 Members: 2 Current Vacancies
RepresentingMember NameAppointment
Board MemberChris Denny11/7/2018
Board MemberElisa StancilSumm Act #17, 9/20/2016
Board MemberGia Baiocchi7/11/2018
Board MemberJennifer EdwardsSumm Act #17, 9/20/2016
Board MemberMatt DevineSumm Act #17, 9/20/2016
Board MemberRick Toyota11/7/2018
Board MemberVacantVacant
Board MemberVacantVacant
Board MemberCollins

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Contact Information

Economic Development Board
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
141 Stony Circle
Suite 110
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
38.44011, -122.745706