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Members of the Signature Society play an extraordinary role in NASAA’s ability to inform, advocate, influence and connect. We so appreciate these vital supporters who help us create long-term solutions for the arts in our country.

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.

Signature Society

Signature Society members are individuals and family foundations who invest in NASAA’s mission with an annual gift of $1,000 or more. These inspiring donors help us influence key decision makers at the highest levels and transform government investment in the arts in our country. We couldn’t do what we do without them! Join this group of dedicated philanthropists and arts champions whose generous support plays a direct role in NASAA’s success. Become a member of NASAA’s Signature Society today.

$20,000 - $30,000

Nola Ruth* 11
Ginger Warner 11

$10,000 - $19,999

The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation – Arlene Schnitzer & Jordan Schnitzer 1
Martha S. MacDonell 14

$5,000 - $9,999

Steve and Ann Bailey 5
Todd P. Lowe 11
Maynard C. Smith Construction Co., Inc. 8
Barbara Robinson – Robinson Family Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland 16
John* and Pat Strickland 9

$1,000 - $4,999

Dominique Alfandre 1
Patricia Bizzell 11
Pam Breaux 14
Donna Collins* 6
Stephanie B. Conner* 8
The Daniel Foundation of Alabama 6
Alice B. Diamond 3
Camellia El-Antably 9

$1,000 - $4,999 (con't.)

Michael Faison* 12
Kay Kendall 4
Kara and David Milner 2
Bruce A. Richardson 13
Laura S. Smith 17
Diane P. Stewart 8
Carol Trawick 7
Stuart Weiser 7
James A. West, Jr./Studio Wild West 6

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!

$500 - $999

Mona Abadir 6
Anonymous 1
Kelly Barsdate 11
Sharon Beshore 6
Gary Gibbs 11
Jill Hackney 1
Bobby Kadis 14
Margot Knight 10
Nancy and Steven Oliver 1
John and Susan Ostrout 4
Ms. Carol Rothschild 8

$250 - $499

James T. and Lisa Alderman 8
Curt & Vicki Bromm 2
Sean Chandler 2
Thomas Cordingley 6
Delores Crawford 2
Michael Donovan 8
Cathy Edwards 3
Christian Gaines 3
Sue Gens 8
Monica Guzman* 6
Al Head 8
Chris Kramer 2
Charles and Marquetta Mathena 3
Ken May 10
Jeffrey A. Parks 2
Karen L Paty* 9

$250 - $499 (con't.)

Thomas P. Preston and Laura A. Scanlan 2
Sylvia Prickett 7
Mary Regan 11
Lewis and Maggie Ricci 8
Randall Rosenbaum 12
Mary Margaret Schoenfeld* 9
Marcia Neuhaus Speck 8
Charles V. Stanhope 8
Susan Steinhauser and Daniel Greenberg – The Greenberg Foundation 9
Suzette Surkamer 16
Julie Shiffer Vigeland* 7
Lisa and Andy Weil 5
Malcolm White 3
Jennifer Wolfe 3

$100 - $249

Nicholas Abramczyk 1
Carole Alexander 5
Cyndy Andrus* 6
Anonymous 10
Julia I. Arger 5
Eduardo Arosemena-Muñoz* 1
Kira Bacon 1
Lona A. Barrick 7
Larry Baza 1
Bassem Bejjani 4
Jacqueline Berry 7
Barbara Bershon 8
Karl Blischke* 2
Susan Boskoff 10
Bill and Ruth Botzow 16
Victoria Panella Bourns 3
Ardell Brede 2
David W. Briggs 11
Dale W. Brock 5
Dr. Roger C. and Carol Durgy Brooks 9
Benjamin Brown* 11
Gin Brown 4
Michael Burke 3
Lynne and Bill Byrne 3
Cheryl Castille 3
CA Technologies, Inc. 8
Michael J. Charron 9
Tony Chauveaux 4
Libby Chiu 1
Nicolette B. and Peter Clarke 17
Theresa Colvin 10
Nancy Cooper and Curtis Porter 4
Mary Michael Corbett 6
Jo Crandall 11
Christine D’Arcy 9
María López de León* 1
Patricia and Dennis Dewey 11
Katharine H. Dickenson 5
Susan Dickson 1
Heather Doughty 3
Joseph L. Dowling Jr., M.D. 2
Sean Dowse 1
Lu Ellsworth 16
Karen Engelke 1

$100 - $249 (con't.)

Dawn E. Enochs 9
David and Nina Fialkow 3
Laura Forbes 2
Mr. Shannon Ford 1
David J. Fraher 14
William G. Francis 18
Jeffrey W. Gabel 4
Tatiana Gant 5
Alma H. Gates 2
Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater 1
Sara Lee Gibb 12
Karen Hanan* 5
Matthew Harris 4
Dr. Sarah Lynn Hayes 7
Candy and Tom Henning 5
Mark and Lynn Hofflund 16
Susan C. Hogan 5
Philip Horn 12
Katie Hughes 3
Margaret Hunt 9
Jean Tokuda Irwin 2
Jonathan Johnson 2
Muriel P. Johnson 10
Jackie Kahle and Michael Dell’Orto 10
Daniel Katona 2
Phyllis Kennedy 4
Charlotte Kessler 7
Lynn Kessler 12
George Koch 10
Maria Kompare 5
Michael Lange 3
Judy Langley 10
Wayne P. Lawson 4
Dr. and Mrs. R. W. Lengeling 8
Joseph P. Logan 2
Robert L. Lynch 6
Joan M. G. Lyon 2
Antzee Magruder 3
Bill Mandicott 11
Tony Manfredi 1
Mara Manus 3
Cassandra Mason 6
Mary W. McLaughlin 4
Jim Bob McMillan 4
Dorothy McSweeny 12

$100 - $249 (con't.)

Lori Meadows 10
Larry and Cindy Meeker 4
Gene Meneray* 1
Metropolitan Group 1
Karen Mittelman 2
Kathleen Morrissey 2
Michael Pangburn 8
Paula Pflueger 5
Anne B. Pope 4
Molly Leach Pratt 4
Charles and Bernice Price 14
Billye Proctor Shaw 11
Julie Richard 4
Hannah Robson 4
Laurence H. Rubinstein 3
Omari Rush* 4
Laurel Sayer 4
Thomas H. Sayre 11
Tom and Liz Schorgl 4
J. Barry Schrenk 5
Steve Schrepferman 3
Timothy Schultz 1
Elizabeth Shapiro 1
Paige Sharp 1
Sandy Shaughnessy 12
Malissa Feruzzi Shriver 7
Kenneth Skrzesz 3
Libby Slader 5
Heather Smith 1
Lorén Spears 3
Beverly Strohmeyer 7
Taylor Strategies and Consulting, LLC 2
Nancy Trovillion 4
Holly Turner 1
Margaret Vanderhye 5
Richard J. Vierk 8
Gary Vikan 5
Sherman Warner 6
Joseph Mack Wathen 5
Carol White 2
Laura Wiegand 1
Anne Winter West 1
Suzanne Wise* 12
Neal Zimmers 4

$50 - $99

Kathy Z. Anderson 2
Christian Ausage 1
Patrick Baker 2
Dr. Sonya G. Baker 7
Adelheid “Micky” Becker 1
Alan Becker 3
Lily Bengfort 2
Alice Bioff 1
Robert C. Booker 18
Anne Bown-Crawford 1
Chandra Boyd 1
Ms. Shawn Brevard 7
Carol R. Brown 13
Susan Browne 2
Uri Camarena 1
Dorothy E.F. Caram, Ed.D. 3
G.B. Carson 4
Joseph Certeza 1
Rebecca Cruse 1
Nancy Daugherty 1
Jaime Dempsey 10
Jay Dick 1
Marilyn Dore 5
Dana Douglass Swann 1
Jennifer Dreibelbis 2
Carla Du Pree* 1
Justine Estes 3
Loie Fecteau 11
Dia Foley 2
Shelly Gilbride 1
E. Jeanne Gleason 4
Ann S. Graham 2
Tami Graham 1
Remica Gray 1
Julie Hale 6
Nancy Harbour 8
Linda Hatchel 6
Garbo Hearne 7
Andrew Henley 1
Lisa Hoffman* 1
Fran Holden 11
Cinda Holt 6
Milly Hough 1
Ira Jerome and Nina Jackson 2
Peter Jasso 2
Fritz Jellinghaus 4
Eileen Jeng Lynch/Neumeraki 2
Marie L. Junaluska 6
Margaret (Peggy) Kannenstine 10
Dennis Kavanaugh 15
Kim Konikow 2

$50 - $99 (con't.)

Susan Lander 4
Nashormeh Lindo 1
Julia Madden 2
Diane Martindale 3
Darryl D. Mehaffie 3
Josie Mendoza 4
Jeanne Meyers 4
Ann Marie and David Miller 12
Rebecca L. Moore 1
Shelley Cole Morhaim 7
Chiquita Mullins Lee 2
Cynthia A. Murray-Beliveau 8
Patti B. Nelson 4
Tog and Michael Newman 7
NUNU Arts & Culture Collective Inc. / George Marks 3
Gail Nunziata 1
Molly O’Connor 1
Susan Oetgen 3
Jason Pamental 1
Arlene Parisot 2
Rhoda A. Pierce 13
Tony Pietricola 2
Allen Platt 1
Lawrence Purtill 1
Mollie Quinlan-Hayes 8
John Rasmussen 1
Brian Rogers 2
Isabel Rosa Irizarry 1
Clyde Sakamoto 1
Rachelle Saltzman 1
Sandi Sanders 2
Virginia R. Sanders 3
Lance Schrader 2
Ivan Schustak 1
Steven Skerritt-Davis 1
David Slatery 6
Connie Souto Learman 2
Janet Starke 1
William Stein 2
Karen Stewart 6
Ronald Stith 2
Ryan Stubbs 1
Searle Swedlund 2
Texans for the Arts 3
Karen C. Thurland, Ph.D. 1
Dr. Louise Toppin 6
An-Ming Truxes 8
Kris Tucker 8
Saw Sandi Tun 1
Lana Gold Walder 9
Peter Warburton 1
Alison Watson 2
Janine Webb 8
Robert White 1
Crystal Young-Otterstrom 1

$1 - $49

vEnessa Acham 1
Laurel Cannon Alder 2
Anonymous 2
Jess Anthony 1
Brad Bachmeier 4
Meredith Bell 1
Robin Bosch 1
Jason P. Bowcutt 5
Brynn Bradbury 1
Lisa Burk-McCoy 2
Marjorie Camardelle 2
Carroll County Arts Council 6
Bill Coleman 1
Todd Coniff 1
Matthew A. Conrad 1
Michael Cover 1
Keith Donohue 1
Susan DuPlessis 1
Trisha Dwyer-Morgan 1
Joel Foy 1
Julianne Gadoury 2
Jeff Garrett 1
Sara W. Germain 3
Eric Giles 4
Abigail Gomez 1
Monica Grable 2
Diana F. Green 1
Laura Marcus Green 1
Patricia Hamilton-Ross 1
Kristin Han Burgoyne 4
Tracy Hansford 1
Julie Henahan 7
Carey A. Johnson 1
Mary Donnet Johnson 5
Emily Killinger 1
Elliot Knight 1
Dr. José and Ingrid Lezcano 1
Michael Markey 5
Matthew McClellan 1
MaryAnn Miller 4
Dana Parsons 1
David Platts 1
Jason Pyette 1
Patrick Ralston 2
Lorraine Rao 1
Stephen Reid 1
Donna Rice 3
Kari Rice 1
Lorraine Hale Robinson 4
Maria Hall Rooney 1
Steve Runk 9
Terri B. Salazar 6
Kayla Schweitzer 1
Heran Sereke-Brhan 1
Amber Sharples* 5
Kiran Singh Sirah 1
Bill Smith 1
Jes Sokolowski 1
Lisette Sweetland 1
Kimberley Turner 1
Linda Tyler 1
Mara Walker 1
Terry West 1

Gifts Made in Honor

In honor of Kelly Barsdate, made by An-Ming Truxes
In honor of Black Hills Chamber Music Society, made by Justine Estes
In honor of Pam Breaux, made by Loie Fecteau
In honor of Maria López De León, made by Pam Breaux
In honor of Loie Fecteau, made by Nancy Cooper and Curtis Porter
In honor of Gary Gibbs, made by Pam Breaux
In honor of Justin Brice Guariglia, made by Eileen Jeng Lynch, Neumeraki
In honor of Albert Head, made by Lee and Jackie Berry
In honor of Albert Head, made by Philip and Anne Horn
In honor of Albert Head, made by Malcolm White
In honor of the Iowa Arts Council, made by Matthew Harris
In honor of Ken May, made by Susan DuPlessis
In honor of Joe Nanashe, made by Eileen Jeng Lynch, Neumeraki
In honor of NASAA staff, made by Bill Mandicott
In honor of Katherine Newbegin, made by Eileen Jeng Lynch, Neumeraki
In honor of the New England Foundation of the Arts, made by Cathy Edwards
In honor of the Nome Arts Council, made by Alice Bioff
In honor of Molly Leach Pratt, made by Steve and Ann Bailey
In honor of the Ohio Arts Council, made by Donna Collins
In honor of Pablo Pua’a, made by Benjamin Brown
In honor of David Reed, made by Eileen Jeng Lynch, Neumeraki
In honor of Daniel Rich, made by Eileen Jeng Lynch, Neumeraki
In honor of Barbara Robinson, made by Wayne Lawson
In honor of Rudy Shepherd, made by Eileen Jeng Lynch, Neumeraki
In honor of Laura Smith, made by Patricia Bizzell
In honor of Laura Smith and her brother Steve Smith, made by Patricia Bizzell
In honor of Edra Soto, made by Eileen Jeng Lynch, Neumeraki
In honor of Meg Stein, made by Eileen Jeng Lynch, Neumeraki
In honor of Dannielle Tegeder, made by Eileen Jeng Lynch, Neumeraki
In honor of the Texas Commission on the Arts, made by Dorothy E.F. Caram, Ed, D
In memory of John Benjamin, made by Nancy Daugherty
In memory of Mary Britt, Ocala Civic Theatre Memorial, made by Thomas Cordingley
In memory of Aaron Hinson, made by Rebecca L. Moore
In memory of Susan Landis and in honor of John Strickland, made by Susan C. Hogan
In memory of Princess Red Wing, co-founder of Tomaquag Museum, made by Lorén Spears
In memory of Oscar Remick, made by Heather Doughty
In memory of Janice Shannon, made by Karen Engelke
In memory of Dr. Richard Sidwell Smith, made by Julie Vigeland
In memory of Steve Smith, made by his mom Patti Bizzell, his brother Bradley Bizzell, and his sister, Laura Smith

*2020 NASAA Board Member

+Deceased

This list acknowledges 2018 and 2019 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.

Foundations & Partners

Our work would not be possible without the commitment and generosity of these important foundations and partners. The following organizations significantly advanced or supported NASAA’s programs and services in 2019 and 2020. Thank you!

In-kind Contributors

In fiscal year 2019*, 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

Jennifer Allen-Barron

Cyndy Andrus

Eduardo Arosemena-Muñoz

Patrick Baker

Becky Beard

Karl Blischke

Anne Bown-Crawford

Roger Brooks

Benjamin Brown

Ann Brown

Cheryl Castille

Donna Collins

Stephanie Conner

Shannon Daut

María López de León

Carla Du Pree

Michael Faison

Loie Fecteau

Anastasia Freyermuth

Julianne Gadoury

Tatiana Gant

Gary Gibbs

Monica Grable

Monica Guzman

Stephanie Haines

Karen Hanan

Garbo Hearne

Lisa Hoffman

Margaret Hunt

Todd P. Lowe

Tony Manfredi

Ken May

Josy Miler

Parthenon, LLC

Karen L. Paty

Casey Polczynski

Anne Pope

Julie Richard

Omari Rush

Nola Ruth

Mary Margaret Schoenfeld

Amber Sharples

Sandy Shaughnessy

Lorén Spears

John Strickland

Allison Tratner

George Tzougros

Julie Shiffer Vigeland

Mack Wathen

Stuart Wesier

Suzanne Wise

*October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019

NASAA is an independent tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our federal tax identification number is 62-0913689. All donations are 100% tax deductible as allowed by law. We are committed to accountability, transparency, and being excellent stewards of your contributions. Please check us out on Guidestar, or call us directly with any questions at 202-347-6352.

Thank you for your support!