Karen P. Moynahan
The Executive Director is the chief staff officer of ACCPAS, administers its National Office, and oversees the implementation of its policies and procedures. Prior to her appointment in the National Office, Ms. Moynahan held a teaching position in the Virginia Public School System. Karen Moynahan is also Executive Director of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the National Association of Schools of Music, the National Association of Schools of Dance, the National Association of Schools of Theatre, Higher Education Arts Data Services, and the Council of Arts Accrediting Associations. Ms. Moynahan is currently a member of the Advisory Board for Arts Education Policy Review. She served as a member of the Mundus Musicalis project and has served as a consultant to various organizations, projects and institutions. Ms. Moynahan earned the Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland, and the Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree from Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, Indiana.