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NASAA is thrilled to recognize the loyalty, commitment and generosity of our Annual Fund supporters. Our donors inspire us daily and make it possible to carry out our mission.

NASAA is deeply grateful for the dedication and support of our partners. Their vision and generosity is a vital vote of confidence in NASAA’s work.

In-kind support ranges from volunteer service to financial and material goods. Peoples’ contributions of time, talent and other resources help advance NASAA’s work every year, and we are thankful.

Annual Fund donors

We’re so grateful for the support of our generous donors. Your gifts support our advocacy, research, leadership training, and other programs and services that strengthen state arts agencies. Thank you!

Join this amazing and growing list of donors today. Show your commitment to NASAA, state arts agencies and public funding for the arts by donating now!


Maryland State Arts Council 1

$20,000 - $30,000

Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation 1

$10,000 - $19,999

Frey Foundation 1
The Jackson Foundation 1
Meijer 1
Oregon Arts Commission 1
Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust 1

$5,000 - $9,999

Martha S. MacDonell 11
Robinson Family Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland 11
Nola Ruth* 7

$1,000 - $4,999

Steve and Ann Bailey 2
Lona A. Barrick 5
Patricia Bizzell 8
Donna Collins 4
Stephanie B. Conner* 7
The Daniel Foundation of Alabama 4
Camellia El-Antably 6
Todd P. Lowe 9
Maynard C. Smith Construction Co., Inc. 6
Jeff Rich 6                                                                                        
Bruce A. Richardson 11
The Standard Insurance 1
Bob Stannard 1
Diane P. Stewart 6
John* and Pat Strickland 6
Ginger Warner 8

$500 - $999

ArtPrize 1
Sharon Beshore 5
Pam Breaux 11
Gary Gibbs* 9
Stephen B. Hill/Hillco, Ltd. 9
Bobby Kadis 12
Kay Kendall 2
Margot Knight 6
Chris and Amy Panzarella 1
Laura S. Smith 14
Carol Trawick 5
Craig Watson 4

$250 - $499

Anonymous 7
Kelly Barsdate 7
Mary Campbell-Zopf 4
Tom and Lisa Cordingley 4
Alice B. Diamond 1
Michael Donovan 6
Jean M. Dorton 2
Michael Faison 9
David J. Fraher 12
Sue Gens 5
Garbo Hearne* 4
Henry Horowitz 3
Antzee Magruder 2
Ken May* 8
John and Susan Ostrout 3
Sylvia Prickett 5
Mary Regan 9
Lewis and Maggie Ricci* 5
Randall Rosenbaum* 9
Malissa Feruzzi Shriver 6
Marcia Neuhaus Speck 4
Charles V. Stanhope 6
Susan Steinhauser and Daniel Greenberg 7
Suzette Surkamer 13
Julie Shiffer Vigeland 4
Stuart Weiser 4

$100 - $249

Carole Alexander 2
Cyndy Andrus* 4
Julia I. Arger 4
Rita and Mike Basom 8
Gay Bechtelheimer 1
Larry and Marlene Beckler 1
Bassem Bejjani 3
Dacey Bell 1
Lee and Jacqueline Berry 5
Barbara Bershon 6
Lisa Bobango 2
Robert C. Booker 16
Susan Boskoff 8
Bill and Ruth Botzow 9
Victoria Panella Bourns 1
John Bracey 7
David W. Briggs 8
Dr. Roger C. and Carol Brooks 7
Benjamin Brown* 9
Maren Brown 4
Gin Brown 1
Patty A. and Robert W. Bryant 6
Lynne and Bill Byrne 1
Patsy White Camp 4
Cheryl Castille 1
Michael J. Charron 7
Nicolette B. and Peter Clarke 12
Maria E. Cole 3
Myrna Colley-Lee 6
Theresa Colvin* 7
Gerri Combs 12
Nancy Cooper and Curtis Porter 2
Alan W. Cooper 4
Mary Michael Corbett 5
Christine D’Arcy 6
Sherry Davis 6
Lillian Demas 1
Jaime Dempsey 6
Patricia and Dennis Dewey 8
Laura Diddle and Brian Hildebrant 1
Gretchen Dow Simpson 1
Don Ehman 5
Karen Ellerbrook 6
Lu Ellsworth 13
Dawn E. Enochs 7
Loie Fecteau* 9
David and Nina Fialkow 2
William G. Francis 15
Jeffrey W. Gabel 3
Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater 1
Sara Lee Gibb 12
Steve Gibbs 2
Anonymous 4
Monica Guzman* 3
Marilyn Hackett Dore 3
Karen Hanan 3
Susan Hardwick 5
Matthew Harris* 2
Dr. Sarah Lynn Hayes 5
Al Head 6
Candy and Tom Henning 3
Cathy Hernandez 4
Jo Hodgin 1
Mark and Lynn Hofflund 14
Cinda Holt 5
Philip Horn 8
Katie Hughes 1
Margaret Hunt* 7
Susan Jacklin 6
Julie J. Jacobson 7
Muriel P. Johnson 7
Jonathan Johnson 1
Jackie Kahle and Michael Dell’Orto 8
Patricia Kaufman 1
Dennis Kavanaugh 13
Lynn Kessler 11
Steve and DeEtta King Hunter 4
Dr. Beth Gigante Klingenstein 4
George Koch 7
Maria Kompare 4
Susan S. Landis 13
Dr. Randall and Kelly Lengeling 5
Liza B. Lewis 5
Deanna B. Lien 2
Reeve Lindbergh 2
Ed and Andrea Loughry 1
Robert L. Lynch 3
Bill Mandicott 9
Michael Markey 2
Diane Martindale 2
Maryland Citizens for the Arts 3
Cassandra Mason 3
Sherry McClymont 3
Mary W. McLaughlin 2
Jim Bob McMillan 2
Lori Meadows 9
Jeanne Meyers 2
David A. Miller 9
Jeanne E. Mirro 4
Thomas Moss 1
Karen L. Paty* 6
Paula Pflueger 2
Anne B. Pope 3
Charles and Bernice Price 12
Billye Proctor Shaw 9
Lisa Robb 7
Hannah Robson 2
Ms. Carol Rothschild 5
Omari Rush* 1
Thomas H. Sayre 9
Mary Margaret Schoenfeld* 8
Barry Schrenk 3
Sandy Shaughnessy* 9
Libby Slader 2
C. Russell Sox 4
Karen Stewart 5
Josie Stiles 1
Beverly Strohmeyer 6
Margaret Vanderhye 3
Ken Verdoia 3
Richard J. Vierk 6
Gary Vikan 3
Sherman Warner 4
Mary Wegner 1
Malcolm White 1
Mary W. White 1
John W. Willingham 5
Suzanne Wise* 10
Neal Zimmers 2

$50 - $99

Lisa and Tim Alderman 4
Ashley K. Allen 1
Brad Bachmeier 2
Barbara Schaffer Bacon 3
Dr. Sonya G. Baker and Mr. Michael J. Fazio 5
Carmen Boston 5
Ms. Shawn Brevard 5
Dale W. Brock 3
Carol R. Brown 11
Andrew Buchholz 2
Michael Burke 1
GB Carson 1
Joseph L. Dowling Jr., M.D. 1
Zon Eastes 2
Barbara Edwards 4
Arlynn Fishbaugh 11
Jesse Freedman 1
Mila B. Gibson 1
E. Jeanne Gleason 2
Ann S. Graham 1
Linda Lowes Hatchel 4
Jon Hinrichs, M.D. 2
Marie Nau Hunter 3
Fritz Jellinghaus 3
Marie L. Junaluska 5
Paul Kafasis 1
Mary Kelley 7
Susan Lander 1
Michael Lange 2
Judy Langley 7
Wayne P. Lawson 3
Josie Mendoza 3
Ann Marie Miller 1
Jan Mittleider and Leon Smith 3
Cynthia A. Murray-Beliveau 6
Patti B. Nelson 2
Oklahomans for the Arts 1
Rhoda A. Pierce 9
Connie Pirtle 4
Mollie Quinlan-Hayes 6
Jane Rasmussen 1
Julie Richard 3
Josephine D’Amato Richardson 4
Steve Runk 7
Virginia R. Sanders 1
R. Scott Phillips 1
Amber Sharples* 2
Marty Skomal 8
David Slatery 3
Texans for the Arts 1
Jack Thompson 1
Dr. Louise Toppin 5
Libby Tower 2
Janice C. Travis 2
Nancy Trovillion 3
An-Ming Truxes 6
Kris Tucker 7
Reuben A. Vessup 1
Lana Gold Walder 7
Joseph Mack Wathen 2
Shelley Kruger Weisberg 2

$1 - $49

Rita E. Baca 3
Kate Beever 1
Marsha C. Bjornn 1
Cassandra Bond 1
Jason P. Bowcutt 3
Majorie Camardelle 1
Kimberly Cook 1
Lori Crawford 3
Rebecca Davis 1
Paul and Joyce Dennison 2
Ralph Frohsin, Jr. 10
Allie Goolrick 1
Tara Graviss 1
Julie Hale 4
Kristin Han Burgoyne 2
Sheri Jarvis 1
Mary Donnet Johnson 3
Patrick Kelsey 3
Phyllis Kennedy 2
Anne Kimzey 1
Emmett McAuliffe 1
MaryAnn Miller 2
Shelley Cole Morhaim 5
Jon Newsom 2
Edward C. Oliver 5
Sheela Burke Plater 2
Lorraine Hale Robinson 2
Laurence H. Rubinstein 1
Kathleen T. Setterman 2
Janice A. Taylor 6
Carol Templeton 5
UnTidaled Screen Printing 1
Vicki Vitiello 1
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel A. Winans 5

Gifts Made in Honor

In honor of the Arkansas Arts Council Board and Staff, made by Antzee Magruder
In honor of Kelly Barsdate, made by An-Ming Truxes
In honor of Sharon Beshore, made by Marie Hunter
In honor of Bob Booker, made by Kris Tucker
In honor of Susan Boskoff, made by Julia Arger
In honor of Pam Breaux, made by Cathy Hernandez
In honor of Benjamin Brown, made by Sarah Lynn Hayes
In honor of Shannon Daut, made by Christine D’Arcy
In honor of Jim Edgy, made by Wayne Lawson
In honor of Loie Fecteau, made by Nancy Cooper and Curtis Porter
In honor of Arni Fishbaugh, made by Rita and Mike Basom
In honor of Arni Fishbaugh, made by Bruce Richardson
In honor of Arni Fishbaugh, made by Pam Breaux
In honor of Gary Gibbs, made by Pam Breaux
In honor of Margaret Hunt, made by Christine D’Arcy
In honor of Susan Landis, made by Philip Horn
In honor of Todd Lowe, made by Jean Dorton
In honor of Maryland State Arts Council staff, made by Theresa Colvin
In honor of Ken May, made by C. Russell Sox
In honor of the hardworking and dedicated staff of the Missouri Arts Council, made by Marie Hunter
In honor of NASAA staff, made by Jason Bowcutt
In honor of the Ohio Arts Council Board and staff, made by Donna Collins
In honor of Bruce Richardson and Randy Rosenbaum, made by Susan Landis
In honor of Laura Smith, made by Patricia Bizzell
In honor of Carol Trawick, made by Shelley Morhaim
In honor of Carol Trawick, made by Barbara Bershon
In honor of George Tzougros, made by Pam Breaux
In honor of Peter Homans and Chad Wilson, made by Allie Goolrick

*2017 NASAA Board Member


This list acknowledges 2016 and 2017 contributions. The number after each name identifies the number of years giving, and the categories reflect the most recent level of giving. Please report any corrections to Katie Hughes.


Our work would not be possible without the commitment and generosity of these important partners. The following organizations significantly advanced or supported NASAA’s programs and services in 2016 and 2017. Thank you!

In-kind Contributors

In fiscal year 2016*, NASAA members and supporters donated more than 2,400 hours of their time to help advance our work on behalf of state arts agencies. This support makes a big impact by helping us offset direct expenses and match grants and other contributed income. To learn more about in-kind giving to NASAA, please contact Laura Smith.

Thank you to all the following individuals and organizations for their in-kind support.

Thank You

Arts Midwest

Kira Bacon

Danny Belanger

John Bracey

Benjamin Brown

Kelly Brown

Sherilyn Brown

Donna Collins

Theresa Colvin

Gay Cookson

Chrissy Deal

Dennis Dewey

Zon Eastes

Barbara Edwards

Rebecca Engelman

Michael Faison

Loie Fecteau

Janelle Fletcher

Tatiana Gant

Gary Gibbs

Karen Hanan

Garbo Hearne

Margaret Hunt

Bobby Kadis

Dr. Beth Klingenstein

Susan S. Landis

Michael Lange

Todd P. Lowe

Suzanne Lynch

Antzee Magruder

Cassandra Mason

Ken May

Lori Meadows

Chiquita Mullins Lee

Argy Nestor

Parthenon, LLC

Karen L. Paty

Sally Peterson

Joseph Piearson

Lewis Ricci

Julie Richard

Randall Rosenbaum

Nola Ruth

Sandy Shaughnessy

Libby Slader

David Slatery

C. Russel Sox

Charles V. Stanhope

Christine Stewart

John Strickland

Chad Swan-Badgero

Deborah Vaughn

Julie Shiffer Vigeland

Chuck Winkler

Suzanne Wise

Jim Wolfe

*October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016

Thank you for your support!

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