THE TRICENTENNIAL COMMISSION

The Tricentennial Commission was formed as a public/private non-profit in 2015 and serves as the organizing body to execute the mission of the Tricentennial and its initiatives.  The Chairs and Commission represent appointees from the Mayor, City Council, and Bexar County.  The Chairs meet weekly with Tricentennial staff leadership and the Commissioners hold monthly meetings the first Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Central Library, 600 Soledad Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205.  The public is invited to attend the public meetings.

COMMISSION CHAIRS

  • Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson
    Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson
  • Lionel Sosa
    Lionel Sosa
  • Dr. John Folks
    Dr. John Folks
  • Dr. Alfonso Chiscano
    Dr. Alfonso Chiscano
  • Father David Garcia
    Father David Garcia

COMMISSION MEMBERS

  • Martha Tijerina, Mayoral Appointee
  • Hector Cardenas, D1-CM Treviño Appointee
  • Joe Linson, D2-CM Shaw Appointee
  • Brenda Pacheco, D3-CW Viagran Appointee
  • Dr. Mike Flores, D4-CM Saldaña Appointee
  • Faith Radle, D5-CW Gonzales Appointee
  • Jim Landers, D6-CM Brockhouse Appointee
  • Cristina Bazaldua, D7-CW Sandoval Appointee
  • Weslee Baerga, D8-CM Manny Pelaez Appointee
  • Freida Wright, D9-CM Courage Appointee
  • Luke Holland, D10-CM Gallagher Appointee
  • Mario Salas, Bexar County Appointee
  • Dan Arellano, Bexar County Appointee
  • Mary Rose Brown, Bexar County Appointee

HONORARY TRICENTENNIAL COMMISSION CHAIRS

  • Honorable Ron Nirenberg, Mayor of San Antonio – 2017 – Present
  • Honorable Ivy Taylor, Mayor of San Antonio – 2014 – 2017
  • Honorable Phil Hardberger, Mayor of San Antonio – 2005 – 2009
  • Honorable Edward D. Garza, Mayor of San Antonio – 2001 – 2005
  • Honorable Howard Peak, Mayor of San Antonio – 1997 – 2001
  • Honorable William “Bill” Thornton, Mayor of San Antonio – 1995 – 1997
  • Honorable Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, Mayor of San Antonio – 1991 – 1995
  • Honorable Henry Cisneros, Mayor of San Antonio – 1981 – 1989
  • Honorable Lila Cockrell, Mayor of San Antonio – 1975 – 1981, 1989 – 1991

SUBCOMMITTEES

  • Arts & Culture
  • Music Series
  • Public Art
  • Community Service
  • Event Coordination
  • History & Education
  • Marketing & Branding
  • Tricentennial Exhibition

HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS

  • Dr. Katherine Luber
  • San Antonio Museum of Art
  • Robert Thrailkill
  • Hilton Palacio Del Rio

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