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River Edge,

Cultural Affairs Committee

The intent and purpose of the Committee is to coordinate and/or conduct cultural and performing arts programs, such as but not limited to art exhibits, plays, operas, concerts, dance recitals and other similar activities and programs, for the benefit of the residents of the Borough of River Edge.

The Committee shall have the power to appoint subcommittees of the general citizenry in specific areas of the cultural and performing arts, such as dance, art, music, and theater, for the purpose of assisting the Committee in developing and offering specific programs and activities.  The membership consists of: a representative of the River Edge School District, Board of Education and/or parent-teacher organization, the Director of River Edge Library or his/her designee, a representative of the River Edge Cultural Center or any successor organization or local organization dedicated to cultural activities or someone with expressed knowledge and interest in same, and the remaining members shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council. They shall be residents of the Borough of River Edge and shall not be employed by the Borough and shall not currently be serving on any other Borough board or commission.

The Cultural Affairs Committee has been very proud to pioneer the first River Edge Restaurant Week and the Pride Month Chalk event.

Member Title Term
Daragh O'Connor RE Public Library
Ada Doyle BOE Rep
Sheila Dubey RE Cultural Center  Rep
Kate Murray 2022-2023
Kathy Privetera 2022-2023
Carolyn Baldanza Director of Recreation & Cultural Affairs
Councilwoman Kinsella Council Liaison