Tracy Nista was appointed to the Arts Commission in 2000. A life long Hamden resident, she has a degree in Art History from Connecticut College. Currently, she heads up the Media Department at Miller Library. While on the Arts Commission, Tracy has served on the committees for the Saturday Series, Summer Concerts, and Neglected Arts, as well as the selection committee for the sculpture that now graces the exterior of the Miller Complex. She also helped design the Hamden blankets the Arts Commission sold as a fund-raiser for school music programs.