Kay A. Abramsohn joined the OAH with its creation on January 1, 1996. Prior to that, from 1984 to 1986, Kay was one of two persons drafting and promulgating administrative rules for the Arizona Department of Revenue (DOR). From 1986 to 1992, Kay was the Administrator of the DOR Tax Policy Section, the area responsible for issuing internal and external administrative rulings and procedures, drafting and promulgation of rules, and legislative analysis and recommendation to the DOR Director and the Legislature. In April 1992, Kay was appointed to serve as Chief Hearing Officer at DOR, until October 1995, when a new appointment was named, and Kay remained with DOR as a Hearing Officer until her appointment to the OAH as an Administrative Law Judge. A member of the Arizona State Bar, Kay received a Bachelors degree in Public Administration with Law Enforcement emphasis from the University of Arizona, a Juris Doctor with emphasis in Taxation from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and a Masters of Law in Taxation from Golden Gate University. While she presides over all types of administrative matter with the OAH jurisdiction, her primary case load remains Taxation.