Anna Costalas, MPA

Resource and Dissemination Manager | Communications and Information Dissemination
Phone: 240-821-9388

Anna Costalas, MPA

Image Description: Headshot photo of Anna Costalas, a smiling olive skinned queer with short greyish black hair and brown eyes, wearing tortoise glasses and a button down shirt with a bookcase in the background.

Anna Costalas, MPA, serves as the Resource and Dissemination Manager for AUCD. Anna coordinates the planning, preparation and dissemination of print, web-based, and social media communications; coordinates learning activities including webinars, meetings and conferences; and supports marketing and branding efforts. Anna brings expertise in accessibility of communications, and trains staff on technologies and standards for communications. 

Anna brings over 20 years of experience in community outreach for underrepresented communities, including working as the Program Coordinator for the Rochester Institute of Technology Women's Center violence prevention efforts funded by the Department of Justice; Communications and Development Coordinator for The Advocacy Center, a Parent Training and Information Center also in Rochester, NY; and most recently the Information and Resource Manager at the parent-run Support for Families of Children with Disabilities in San Francisco, CA.

Anna received a Master of Public Administration degree from the State University of New York, The College at Brockport, focused on non-profit management, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Applied Photo from Rochester Institute of Technology.