Meet Our Founder: Pat Anderson

Pat Anderson, President
Past President, Founding Board, Gilda’s Club Madison Wisconsin
Retired, Brigadier General, U.S. Army

Pat is the founding member of Gilda’s Club NH and has a passionate vision to bring the Gilda’s Club support network to those in need in New Hampshire.  She has personally experienced cancer from all too many angles. Her father died of cancer when she was only 15. Both Pat and her husband have had cancer. She knows what a lonely struggle fighting cancer can be.

After a long career in nursing and the military, Pat help start Gilda’s Club Madison in Wisconsin over 10 years ago, where she witnessed the powerfully positive impact a support network can provide to those facing cancer . The Wisconsin Club is still going strong, and now that she lives in Laconia, NH, Pat is motivated to help those in need here and has an amazing support team around her to make this goal possible.