Southampton Arts and Culture Committee (SHACC)


6:30 p.m.
Second Tuesday of every other month 

Southampton Town Hall
Conference Room:
Lower Level Meeting Room
116 Hampton Rd,
Southampton, NY 11968

Mission Statement

The Southampton Arts and Culture Committee (SHACC)’s mission is to advise the Town of Southampton on promoting greater exposure and participation in arts and culture-related activities through creative collaboration. Founded in 2017, its goal is to inspire engagement with art in historical, cultural, and social contexts on the East End of Long Island.

Town Board Resolution RES-2017-425


  • Hope Sandrow (Chair) 
  • Rebecca A. Chapman 
  • Cara Conklin-Wingfield
  • Jeremy Dennis
  • Thomas Dunn
  • Corinne Erni
  • Esly E. Escobar
  • Jane Gill 
  • Dr. Georgette Grier-Key
  • Andrea Grover
  • Candace Hill
  • Kathleen Marder
  • Tracy Mitchell
  • Minerva Perez 
  • Elka Rifkin
  • Andrina Smith
  • Mark-Antonio Smith
  • Shane Weeks (Secretary)


  • Jay Schneiderman, Town Supervisor
  • Tommy John Schiavoni, Town Council Liaison

founding members*