Kay Guinane

Director, Charity & Security Network

Kay Guinane is a public interest attorney who specializes in the rights of nonprofit organizations, particularly in the areas of free speech, association and national security. As Director of the Charity & Security Network she leads efforts to eliminate unnecessary barriers to the work of charities and make national security rules impacting them consistent with Constitutional and human rights principles. She has published research, testified before Congress and the Federal Election Commission, and engaged extensively in advocacy and consulting on these issues in the U.S. and abroad. She serves as Co-Chair of the Global NPO Coalition on FATF. She holds Bachelors and Juris Doctor degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo and is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, Kentucky and Maryland.