photo of Kat Mcgraw, NECCA board member


Kat McGraw MD, FHM has been the Chief Medical Officer at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital since January 2013. Dr. McGraw trained in Internal Medicine and continues to practice as a hospitalist. Prior to this role she created a Hospital Medicine Program in Greenfield, MA and is a Founder of the Community Health Center of Franklin County, serving as the founding President of the Board and then as a Board Member for 16 years. Since January of this year she has served as a Board Member for Next Stage Arts Project, and has previously served on several other not for profit boards. Since college she has been involved in and supported the arts in a wide variety of capacities such as sound engineer, event and concert producer, donor and board member. She lives in Brattleboro with her wife, Jaye Pope, who is a potter. Kat is an avid runner, bicyclist and skier, who cooks and travels for relaxation. She and Jaye have 2 children, son Azure (24) in Denver, CO and daughter Zephyr (21) in who attends college in Rhode Island.

“NECCA is an unbelievably fantastic resource that has given my daughter strength, confidence, agility, artistry, and a close family of like-minded souls. Not sure where she would have found her place if not for NECCA.”

Julia L.NECCA parent

“This [NECCA] is a good business plan. This creates jobs, economic development, opportunity, but most importantly, it changes kids’ lives.”

Peter ShumlinVermont Governor

“The kids had a total blast. . .we really appreciate NECCA reaching out to us so that we can all work together to serve our kids better. They were so centered, and grounded, and ready to get back to academics when they came back to school – and that’s exactly what we had hoped for them!”

Sarah HunterINSPIRE for Austism

“I have not felt this beautiful since my surgery. Just as cancer teaches you that you can live through stresses you never imagined, this program teaches you that your body can fly and do things you never imagined.”

AnonymousCancer Survivor

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