Katharine Gratwick Baker is a retired consultant to organizational systems and family therapist. She lived in Washington, DC, for thirty years where she had a private practice and provided work-place relationship consultation to a number of government agencies and private companies. She was also on the Board of the National Multicultural Institute.
After moving to western Massachusetts in 1997, she served on the Boards of Greenwood Music Camp (Chair 2005-2008), the Hilltown Land Trust, and the Williamsburg ZBA and Planning Board. She has also been a thesis advisor for Smith College School of Social Work.
In Northampton she has had a clinical and consulting practice, served on the Planning Board
from 2006 to 2013, and was the Chair of the
Community Preservation Committee.
Katharine graduated from Harvard/Radcliffe College and received her masters degree from NYU in Russian Studies. She also holds masters and doctoral
degrees in social work from Catholic University in Washington, DC. She enjoys yoga, walking her labradoodles, playing chamber music, and hanging
out with her grandchildren.