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Staff Directory

NASD maintains a professional staff of 14 (13 full- and one part-time) at its National Office in Reston, Virginia. The staff provides technical services, information, and assistance to members of the Association and interested individuals in areas related to dance training, education, and the arts. Staff members also carry out the administrative functions of the Association, including accreditation coordination, accounting, correspondence, and policy analysis. The Association offers a comprehensive list of publications on its website. It also collects and makes available comprehensive data regarding dance programs and institutions.

NASD National Office:
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248

Telephone: 703.437.0700
Facsimile: 703.437.6312
E-mail: info@arts-accredit.org

Please review the summary of staff responsibilities after the list of names below to ensure contact with the appropriate staff member.

STAFF DIRECTORY
Karen P. Moynahan, Executive Director
Extension 116 ~ kmoynahan@arts-accredit.org

Tracy L. Maraney, Management Associate for Finance and Operations
Extension 123 ~ tmaraney@arts-accredit.org

Anne Curley, Accreditation Specialist
Extension 128 ~ acurley@arts-accredit.org

Kyle Dobbeck, Accreditation Assistant
Extension 130 ~ kdobbeck@arts-accredit.org

Paul Florek, Assistant to the Executive Director
Extension 119 ~ pflorek@arts-accredit.org

Nora Hamme, Accreditation Assistant
Extension 114 ~ nhamme@arts-accredit.org

Julia Harbo, Communications and Publications Coordinator
Extension 125 ~ jharbo@arts-accredit.org

Chira Kirkland, Editorial Associate
Extension 118 ~ ckirkland@arts-accredit.org

Jenny Kuhlmann, Data and Records Associate
Extension 112 ~ jkuhlmann@arts-accredit.org

Stacy McMahon, Office Manager (Part-Time)
Extension 110 ~ smcmahon@arts-accredit.org

Erin Moscony, Accreditation Coordinator
Extension 122 ~ emoscony@arts-accredit.org

Lisa A. Ostrich, Meetings and Projects Associate
Extension 126 ~ lostrich@arts-accredit.org

Ben Thompson, Accreditation Assistant
Extension 129 ~ bthompson@arts-accredit.org

Sarah Yount, Programming and External Affairs Associate
Extension 120 ~ syount@arts-accredit.org

SUMMARY OF STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES

ACCREDITATION

Accreditation Consultation -- Anne Curley; Kyle Dobbeck; Paul Florek
Preparation of applications for Membership, renewal of Membership, Plan Approval, Final Approval for Listing, Substantive Change; working with evaluative and consultative reports, including the preparation of Optional Responses; submissions in reply to Commission Action Reports, including the preparation of Responses and Progress Reports; assistance with regard to use of procedures and application of standards

Accreditation Documentation -- Kyle Dobbeck
Procedures regarding submission of application forms, Self-Studies, Optional Responses; Responses, Progress Reports; Plan Approval and Final Approval for Listing applications, Requests for Substantive Changes; extensions of material submission deadlines

Application Review Processes -- Anne Curley
Preparation of Commission agendas; Commission procedures and protocols; Commission schedules and due dates

Application Processes -- Nora Hamme
Determining readiness for application, eligibility, and the Notice of Intention to Apply form; application requirements and procedures; coordinated and special reviews; postponements of on-site reviews

Commission Action Reports -- Chira Kirkland
Commission Action Reports: process, mailings and mailing content, copies

ANNUAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS TO NASD

Accreditation Audits, Affirmation Statements, Supplemental Annual Reports -- Jenny Kuhlmann
HEADS Data Surveys -- Erin Moscony

COMMITTEES AND ASSOCIATED ACTIVITIES

Committee on Ethics -- Paul Florek
Nominating Committee, Calls for Nominations -- Lisa A. Ostrich
Special Committees and Working Groups -- Paul Florek

DATA MANAGEMENT

Additions, Deletions, Modifications to the Database -- Jenny Kuhlmann

EXTERNAL ORGANIZATIONS

Liaison with Related Organizations -- Sarah Yount

FINANCIAL

Dues, Fees, Invoices, Status of Payments -- Tracy L. Maraney

GENERAL INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE
-- Chira Kirkland; Stacy McMahon

INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH

HEADS Data Surveys, Data Summaries, Special Reports -- Erin Moscony

MEETINGS

Annual Meeting Content, Suggestions, and Programming -- Sarah Yount
Annual Meeting Registration -- NASD Website; Jenny Kuhlmann
Meeting Scheduling, On-Site Logistics, Arrangements, Venues -- Lisa A. Ostrich

OFFICE MANAGEMENT

Office Operations -- Stacy McMahon
Vendor Contact -- Tracy L. Maraney

OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Accreditation, Commission, and Association Policies; Board of Directors; Complaints and Complaint Procedures; International Inquiries; Policy Affairs and Analysis; Substantial Equivalency Information and Applications -- Paul Florek

ON-SITE REVIEWS AND REVIEWERS

On-Site Review Coordination -- Erin Moscony; Nora Hamme
On-site reviews; visitors; visit scheduling; consultants, consultant scheduling

On-Site Review Consultation -- Erin Moscony; Ben Thompson
Procedures and requirements regarding submission of evaluative and consultative reports; preparation and submission of evaluative and consultative reports

Evaluator Education and Training -- Erin Moscony; Ben Thompson
Education and training session purposes, agendas, schedules, logistics, and materials; participation

PUBLICATIONS AND WEBSITE

Documents and Publications -- Julia Harbo
Currency and management of materials; revision processes including comment and publication schedules; content of proposed revisions

Online Directory Listing Content -- Jenny Kuhlmann
Publications Orders -- NASD Website; Stacy McMahon
Website Content and Operations -- Julia Harbo

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