Updated NASAA Member Directory

Friday, June 5, 2009

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Executive Director's Column

NASAA Executive Director Jonathan Katz

If his nomination is approved by the Senate, theatrical producer Rocco Landesman will be the next chair of the National Endowment for the Arts. Each person occupying that daunting position has worked closely with the state arts agencies through NASAA to implement policies important to them, as well as to extend the reach, impact and public benefit of NEA resources. . . .


Announcements and Resources

News and Current Information

Nation's Report Card on Student Arts Achievement . . . Where Do Our State Tax Dollars Go? . . . 2009 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study . . . Youth Engagement Strategies . . . New on the NASAA website . . . 2009 Coming Up Taller Semifinalists . . . Pennsylvania Council on the Arts to Receive National Leadership Award . . . Michael Pangburn Named Executive Director of South Dakota Arts Council . . .


Legislative Update

NASAA Legislative Counsel Thomas L. Birch

Obama Proposes Arts Funding Increase in 2010 . . . TARP Update: Congressional Leader Urges Banks to Give . . . Congressional Budget Plan Provides IRA Rollover . . .


State to State

Showcasing State Arts Agency Ingenuity

This month: Work Force Development in Connecticut . . . Creative Economy in Arkansas . . . Collaborative Grants in Wyoming . . . Educational Resources in Kentucky . . .


Research on Demand

2009 Staffing and Compensation Survey Information . . .


Did You Know?

How the Economy Is Shaping Artists' Lives, Livelihoods and Creative Choices . . .