Monthly Luncheons



November Luncheon

Friday, November 2, 2018
Vast Restaurant  | 333 W Sheridan Ave, 49th Floor | Oklahoma City
Time: Registration 11:15 a.m. & Luncheon 11:45 a.m.
Cost - First Time Guest: Free
OSAE Members: Luncheons are a member benefit, but we still require preregistration for planning purposes;
Please register by Wednesday, October 31.
Nonmember Rate: $20   
Speaker: Mary Kate Cunningham, Senior Director of Public Policy at ASAE
Topic: Protecting Your Association's Credentials and Licenses


Mary Kate Cunningham serves, CAE as Senior Director of Public Policy at ASAE. In this role she advocates on behalf of ASAE’s 40,000 association professional and industry partner members on state and federal policy issues.

Prior to this role, she worked at the Federation of American Scientists as the Special Advisor to the President. From 2009-2011, Cunningham worked for the House Armed Services Committee serving in the Communications Office and the Seapower Subcommittee. 

She serves as a member of the Tax Coalition and the Truman National Security Project. In 2013 she received the "Up and Coming Practitioner" award from the Professional Women in Advocacy Conference. Cunningham earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from ASAE in July of 2017. 

From 2014- 2016 Cunningham served as the Director of Communications for No Exceptions, a nationwide coalition of post-9/11 generation military veterans and national security leaders who support a military-wide policy of full combat inclusion, regardless of gender.

Originally from Arizona, Cunningham graduated with her Masters in Strategic Security Studies from the National Defense University. She received her Bachelor’s degree from The Catholic University of America where she studied Political Science.