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Young Audiences / Arts for Learning

2600 North Howard Street, Suite 1300
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
(410) 837-7577

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Our Staff

“We welcome you to become involved with Young Audiences of Maryland, whether it is working with us to bring the arts to your school and community, or volunteering your time to one of our committees or projects. Working together, we can ensure the arts play an essential role in the education and development of Maryland’s youth.”

– Stacie Sanders Evans, Executive Director

Office Phone Number: 410-837-7577

Executive Office

Stacie Sanders Evans

Stacie Sanders Evans
Executive Director
ext – 101,

Joanna Thursby
Assistant to the Executive Director
ext – 103,



Kurtis Donnelly
Chief Operating Officer
ext – 113,

Chaz Walters
Office and Volunteer Coordinator
ext – 114,


Natalya Khazan

Natalya Khazan
Finance Director
ext – 110,

Jan Wuenschell
Jan Wuenschell
ext – 110,



Monique Cox
Program Director
ext – 102,

Liz Galuardi

Liz Galuardi
Senior Program and School Relationship Coordinator
ext – 111,

Cat Sachse

Cat Sachse
Program and School Relationship Coordinator
Districts: Kent, Montgomery, Charles, and Baltimore City
ext – 115,

Michael Brush
Program and School Relationship Coordinator
Districts: Dorchester, Frederick, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester, and Baltimore City
ext – 104,

Nora Dennehy

Nora Dennehy
Program and School Relationship Coordinator
Districts: Caroline, Cecil, Prince George’s, Queen Anne’s, and Baltimore City
ext – 116,

Mary Roberts
Program and School Relationship Coordinator
Districts: Allegany, Anne Arundel, Garrett, Harford, and Baltimore City
ext – 119,

Shana Teel
Program and School Relationship Coordinator
Districts: Carroll, Baltimore County, Calvert, St. Mary’s, and Baltimore City
ext – 109,

Valeriya Nakshun
Program and Education Assistant
ext – 122,

Education Innovation

Pat Cruz
Pat Cruz
Chief Innovation Officer
ext – 112,

Kristina Berdan

Kristina Berdan
Arts Integration Specialist
ext – 117,

Emily Norris

Emily Norris
Senior Special Projects Coordinator
ext – 118,


Jennifer Andiorio

Jennifer Andiorio
Chief Development Officer
ext – 106,

Micaela Gramelis

Micaela Gramelis
Grants and Annual Gala Manager
ext – 108,

Ingrid Murray

Ingrid Murray
Grants and Annual Fund Coordinator
ext – 107,

Sally Slingluff
Development Coordinator
ext – 105,



Lisa Fritsch
Communications Manager
ext – 120,

Maura Dwyer
Communications Associate

Shannon Kline
Communications Assistant

Join our team!

Learn more about job openings and internship opportunities here.