Committees

Riverside Downtown Partnership (RDP) has several committees that assist in its role of advocacy and managing Downtown Riverside. The Executive Committee is comprised of the RDP officers and two chair appointees.

COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (Meets the 1st Tuesday at 11 am each month):
Chair: Executive Board Chair – Shelby Worthington

The function of this committee is to act as the management and operational liaison between the Board and the Executive Director and staff. This committee makes recommendations to the Board on various policy and organizational issues. The Executive committee is a policy committee of the Board, and may make certain decisions and take certain actions on behalf of the Board as required.


LAND USE COMMITTEE (Meets the 3rd Thursday at Noon each month):
Chair: Brian Pearcy

The function of this committee is to discuss issues related to development and land uses Downtown and in the BID area. This committee looks at some of the same issues that the other committees consider. The Land Use committee is a policy committee of the Board, and as such, will recommend certain policies and actions to the Board related to development and land use. These policies and actions are used to create guidelines that the Board will use to make effective decisions.


SECURITY COMMITEE (Meets the 1st Tuesday at Noon each month) :

Chair: Bruce Blomdahl, Riverside Police Department – North

The function of this committee is to provide advice and guidance to staff on issues and functions related to downtown safety and security. This committee also considers the various safety programs of the organization, including the Downtown Ambassador Program. The Safety and Security committee is a service committee of the Board.

 

STRATEGIC INITIATIVES COMMITTEE (Meets on the 2nd Tuesday at Noon each quarter)
Chair: David St. Pierre

The function of this committee is to discuss issues related to development of arts and cultural activities and amenities Downtown and in the BID area. This committee looks at some of the same issues that the other committees consider. The Arts and Culture committee is a policy committee of the Board, and as such, will recommend certain policies and actions to the Board related to arts and culture. These policies and actions are used to create guidelines that the Board will use to make effective decisions.

 

MARKETPLACE SECURTY COMMITTEE (Meets the 2nd Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. each quarter)Chair: Christian Dinco, Riverside Police Department – East

The function of this committee is to consider various safety issues related to the Marketplace area. This is a service committee of the Board.

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE:
Chair: Katie Leal

The function of this committee is to review the annual budget prepared by the Executive Director and to make recommendations to the Executive Committee. This committee is a committee of the Board set up for a specific purpose and time-frame.


NOMINATING COMMITTEE:

The function of this committee is to make recommendations to the Board on members and officers. This committee is a committee of the Board set up for a specific purpose and time-frame.

Chairs of the above committees are normally members of the Board. Members of the committees may be from the Board or from the outside community.

The Board may establish also ad-hoc committees for specific initiatives or to address specific issues.