creative portland corporation

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Arts District Plan
Appendix to Creative Economy Steering Report
Board of Directors
CE Summit Report
Creative Economy Steering Committee Report
Current Backup Material
Links to Program Activities
Meeting Schedule

The Creative Portland Corporation (CPC), established November 2008, is a non-profit organization created to receive donations, grants and contributions in support of the City of Portland’s economic development efforts which enhance and create creative economy business and arts district development and employment opportunities.

The Board of Directors shall consist of up to twenty-one (21) individuals - eight (8) of whom shall be Directors appointed by the Corporator through the Portland City Council, two (2) of whom shall be ex officio members (the Mayor or City Council member, and the City Manager or designee associated with the Economic Development Department), and eleven of whom will be elected by the Board of Directors. All Directors, with the exception of the ex officio members, must be either residents of, own a business located in, or work in the City of Portland.".

Board of Directors

Peter Bass
Thomas Blackburn
Ezekiel Callanan
Patrick Costin
Robert W. Cote
Randy Ferrell
Arthur Fink
Andrew Graham
Penny Harris
Tim Honey
Alex Jaegerman
Alice Kornhauser
Kristen Levesque
Jessica Lipton
Kathleen McKeen
Eugenia O’Brien
Marty Pottenger
Mark Ruben
David Wade

Ex-Officio Board Members
David Marshall
Greg Mitchell

Current Backup Material

4-2-2014 Meeting

Agenda Packet


3-5-2014 Meeting

Agenda Packet


2-5-2014 Meeting

Agenda Packet


12-4-2013 Meeting

Agenda Packet


10-2-2013 Meeting

Agenda Packet


9-4-2013 Meeting

Agenda Packet

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every other month at Portland City Hall from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Links to Program Activities

Professional development series -
2 Degrees Portland -
First Friday Art Walk -
Live Work Portland -

Contact Us

For further information on the CPC please contact its Executive Director Jennifer Hutchins at or (207) 370-4784, or Lori Paulette, Economic Development Department at City Hall at or (207) 874-8683.