Kay is the Current National President of Active Retirement Ireland and her term of office finishes this year. There are 25,000 members nationwide in this organisation and as National President is Chairperson of the Board of Active Retirement Ireland. This Board has 10 members from all corners of Ireland. Since 1998 she has been involved in Community work in Newmarket – on-Fergus and now in Shannon. She is a founder member of Obair Newmarket – on-Fergus Ltd and was a Board member representing Social Inclusion during this time. She has always had great interest in Social Inclusion for all but especially older people.