Patricia Mullaney-Loss joined NASAA in 2016 as research associate. She collects information on state arts agency funding levels and sources through the State Arts Agency Revenues survey, and manages NASAA’s historical funding database. Patricia also designs and conducts many of NASAA’s on-line surveys, including the Staffing and Compensation Survey and Membership Opinion Poll. She works with the Research Department to create engaging and informative data visualizations for NASAA reports and member requests.
Patricia previously worked at International Arts & Artists conducting research and creating new programming. She graduated with a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Maryland, after completing bachelor’s degrees in government and dance at the same institution. While studying, she worked at the U.S. Department of State and the Office of Congressman Keith Ellison (MN). Fluent in Italian and proficient in German, she was a business manager and counselor at Concordia Language Villages, which offers programs in language and cultural immersion. Patricia dances professionally in the D.C. area and has recently had the privilege of performing at Dance Place, the Kennedy Center, American Dance Institute and the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.