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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)

Carol Hegeman (VP of Planning)

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

Barry McWilliams (Treasurer)

Barry is retired from IBM and has over 30 years of experience in the development of computer software. (Chatham)

Lael Locke (VP of Marketing)

Lael is a former newspaper publisher, community planner and
7 term elected official in the Village of Chatham. (Chatham)
Donna Rich (Secretary)
Donna is a former Elementary School Principal, teacher, and parent educator. (Ghent)
Louise Marks (Trustee)
Louise is experienced in IT, Project Management & Adult Education. Special interest in Health Care and non-profit organizations. (Valatie)
Maria Cosenza (Trustee)
Maria has 40 plus years as a recognized Software Consultant, Project Manager, Training Lead & Training development on large Oracle implementations. (Old Chatham)



Biffy Cahill (Member Coordinator PT)

With a Paralegal Associate degree from Schenectady Community College and other course work from Hudson Valley Community College and Columbia-Greene Community College, Biffy will restore NNCC’s membership to pre-COVID levels, increase members’ ability to access support, increase participation in our social activities, and to encourage further volunteering. (New Lebanon)