Director of Administration
Katherine McRae, JD is the Director of Administration for the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center.
She is responsible for the Center's office management, personnel, budgets, special events, and facilities management. She also works on development and alumni relations. She is a member of the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Financial and Administrative Management (PACFAM).
Before joining the Center, Katherine worked for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services for 12 years where she directed and implemented the Annual Oklahoma Conference on Aging, Senior Day at the Capitol, caregiver conferences and other events. She also led the acquisition of $1.2 million in grant funds, administered several federal grant projects, led key pilot initiatives, served on key agency committees, and presented trainings at national and state conferences, as well as to local and community organizations.
She earned her BA from the University of Oklahoma, where she was a member of the Pride of Oklahoma marching band, and a JD from the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University. She is also a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association.