ALBANY – Sullivan County Public Health Director Nancy McGraw has been elected vice president of the New York State Association of County Health Officials and is the president-elect in the next term.
The organization represents all 58 of the state’s health departments, serving as the collective voice of the state’s local public health system.
McGraw was appointed public health director for Sullivan County in 2013 after having served as deputy director for seven years. She has 21 years of experience in public health and holds a master’s degree in public health from the University at Albany.
She completed an executive MBA in healthcare administration from Binghamton University in 1999, and a master of social work degree in 1992 from Marywood College in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
McGraw also serves on the board of directors of the New York State Association for Rural Health.
Rockland County Commissioner of Health and Medical Director Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert was also newly elected as a board member of the state association.