Mr. Shawn L. Naccarato serves as the university's director of government and community relations. The position encompasses the duties of a legislative liaison and expands those duties to include both federal initiatives and community relations. Naccarato reports directly to the president and works closely with the university's Classified Senate.
In addition to his legislative liaison duties, Mr. Naccarato also serves as the Executive Director of the university's Center for Innovation and Business Development.
Naccarato joined PSU's Office of University Development in 2007, serving as director of planned giving. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Pittsburg State, a juris doctorate from the University of Missouri School of Law, and a master's degree in public administration from the University of Missouri-Truman School of Public Affairs.
He is the past president of the Pittsburg Area Young Professionals, a member of the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee, and a board member of Pittsburg Rotary.
He resides in Pittsburg with his wife Chrissy and their two children, Norah and Jude.
Mr. Shawn L. Naccarato
Director of Government and Community Relations/Executive Director of Center for Innovation and Business Development
Political Activities of State Employees
Gorilla Legislative Network
State of Kansas