KARIE MASHUNKASHEY - MEMBER AT LARGE
Karie Mashunkashey serves as the OICWA Member-At-Large. She celebrates her 9th year with Osage Nation Social Services as an Indian Child Welfare Specialist. Karie has a BS in Elementary Education from Haskell Indian Nations University and is in her final year of graduate school earning her Masters in Social Work. She is a member of the Cherokee Nation, her husband Russell is a member of the Osage Nation. They are raising their two children, Coshehe and Gentry in Barnsdall, Oklahoma. Her favorite part of Indian Child Welfare is getting to be in the field visiting and interacting with her families and clients that she serves.