On December 11, 2012 Malathi Srinivasan M.D., FACP, Director of Practice Based Learning for the UC Davis School of Medicine, has recently been appointed to a three year term to the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission. It is a joint city/county appointment, as a volunteer position.
The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission works to administer city and county funds to support the arts, support art in public places, develop local artists, provide grants, and administer arts programs for youth. The Commission was established in 1977 as a public agency "devoted to supporting, promoting and advancing the arts in the region". It is guided by 11 Commissioners, five appointed by the Sacramento City Council, five appointed by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, and one appointed jointly by the mayors of Folsom, Isleton, and Galt. The Arts Commission meets on the second Monday of every month or as needed.
For more information on the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, please see their website: http://www.sacmetroarts.org