Kay Guinane, Director
Kay Guinane is a public interest attorney who specializes in the rights of nonprofit organizations, particularly in the areas of freedom speech and association and national security. As Director of the Charity & Security Network she coordinates efforts to make national security rules impacting the work of civil society consistent with Constitutional and human rights principles and eliminate unnecessary barriers to legitimate work of nonprofits. She has published research, testified before Congress, and engaged extensively in advocacy and consulting on these issues in the U.S. and abroad.
Ms. Guinane has represented a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, both as an advocate on issues and an advisor on tax and nonprofit law. She was Director of Nonprofit Speech Rights at OMB Watch, a Washington, D.C. based government watchdog organization and also worked for the Alliance for Justice, the National Consumer Law Center, Environmental Action (Washington, DC), the Legal Aid Society of Louisville, and Citizens for Social and Economic Justice and the public defender service (Hazard, Kentucky). 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.
Andrea Hall, Policy Counsel
Andrea Hall is an attorney with more than a decade of experience as a writer and editor, primarily of regulatory compliance publications. She coordinates the Charity & Security Network's advocacy work in Congress and the administration, monitors and reports on security-related developments impacting nonprofits, conducts research and provides analysis on relevant issues, and crafts messaging to achieve policy goals.
Ms. Hall received a B.A. in Communications from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, and a J.D. from the University of Richmond, where she was the Lead Articles Editor of the Law Review, founded the Public Interest Law Association, and received the Nina R. Kestin Service Award at graduation. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar.
Raquel Dominguez, Communications & Advocacy Associate
Raquel Dominguez is a coalition builder with academic and professional experience in understanding the intersections of climate change, gender equality, cultural anthropology, and peace and conflict. As Communications & Outreach Associate she shares the mission of the Charity & Security Network with the world through events, social media, and interactions. She worked at a progressive political consulting firm for the 2018 Midterm Election cycle, where she specialized in ballot measure research, email fundraising, and event planning.
Raquel graduated from Saint Louis University in 2017 with Bachelors in Anthropology and Political Science and minors in Women’s & Gender Studies and Foreign Service. While there, she received the Spirit of the Billiken, Dean’s Scholarship, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship. She was involved with student government, including coalition building among student groups representing marginalized populations on campus.