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Karen McGraw (President)

Karen has over 35 years of experience in education, with 25 in administration as a public school superintendent. (Valatie)

Louise Marks (Vice President)
Louise is experienced in IT, Project Management & Adult Education. Special interest in Health Care and non-profit organizations. (Valatie)

Barry McWilliams (Treasurer)

Barry is retired from IBM and has over 30 years of experience in the development of computer software. (Chatham)
Maria Cosenza (Trustee)
Maria has 40 plus years as a recognized Software Consultant, Project Manager, Training Lead & Training developer on large Oracle software implementations. (Old Chatham)

Carol Hegeman 

Carol has over 34 years of award-winning work in the field of aging, with Leading Age NY, and as a consultant & trainer. (Valatie)

Lorrian Gagné

Lorrian has 35 years of experience in sales and marketing, including 25 years of fundraising for nonprofits along with service on several boards. (Niverville) 

Peter Cervi

Peter was a Peace Corps volunteer in the 1960s and owned and operated businesses in Manhattan from1980 to 2012. In 2012-2020, he served as a member of the Columbia County Habitat for Humanity and was on its Board of Directors 2017-2020. (Old Chatham)

Patricia Fallon

Trish Fallon has 40 years of experience as executive assistant to owners and chairmen of Fortune 500 companies in consumer products, insurance and real estate development in New York City and Westchester. (Old Chatham)

Nicole Vanderpool

Niki worked for the NYS Department of Health for almost 40 years lastly as a web administrator. Since retiring, she enjoyed many hobbies, one of which led her to moving to Kinderhook.  Niki then joined the Executive Council of the Friends of the Kinderhook Library, and volunteered for Meals on Wheels and NNCC. (Kinderhook)









Mary Coulson

Member Coordinator


Deanna Schuster

Member Ambassador


Nicoline Autrey

Outreach Coordinator