2019 Harvard
Board Elections

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Ballots will be sent to eligible voters by April 1, 2019,
and must be received by 5:00 p.m. (EDT) on May 21, 2019.


This spring, alumni can vote for a new group of Harvard Overseers and Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) Elected Directors.

The HAA Nominating Committee has proposed the following candidates in 2019:

Harvard Board of Overseers Candidates

Danguole Spakevicius Altman AB ’81 magna cum laude
Founder, Vapogenix Inc.
Houston, Texas

Alice Hm Chen MPH ’01
Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Director, San Francisco Health Network
Berkeley, CA

Scott C. Collins AB ’87 magna cum laude, JD ’90 cum laude
Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Summit Partners
Boston, Massachusetts

Janet Echelman AB ’87 magna cum laude
Visual Artist, Studio Echelman
Brookline, Massachusetts

Vivian Hunt DBE AB ’89 cum laude, MBA ’95
Managing Partner, U.K. and Ireland, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
London, England

Tyler Jacks AB ’83 magna cum laude
Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts

John B. King Jr. AB ’96 (’95) magna cum laude
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Education Trust
Washington, D.C.

Reshma Saujani MPP ’99
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Girls Who Code
New York, New York

Ryan Wise EdLD ’13
Director, Iowa Department of Education
Des Moines, Iowa

HAA Board of Directors Candidates

George C. Alex AB ’81 cum laude
Chief Executive Officer, Twin Oaks Capital
Cohasset, Massachusetts

Bryan C. Barnhill II AB ’08
City Manager, City Solutions, Ford Smart Mobility
Detroit, Michigan

Ethel Billie Branch AB ’01 cum laude, JD ’08, MPP ’08
Attorney General, The Navajo Nation
Window Rock, Arizona

Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte LLM ’94
Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells
Brussels, Belgium

Adrienne E. Dominguez AB ’90 cum laude
Partner, Intellectual Property, Thompson & Knight LLP
Dallas, Texas

Michael J. Gaw AB ’90 magna cum laude
Assistant Director, Division of Trading and Markets, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Alexandria, Virginia

Christina Lewis AB ’02 cum laude
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, All Star Code
New York, New York

Zandile H. Moyo AB ’00 cum laude
Consultant, Strategy & Finanical Advisory Services
Indian Springs, Alabama

Derek C. M. van Bever MBA ’88, MDiv ’11
Senior Lecturer and Director of the Forum for Growth & Innovation, Harvard Business School
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Election Annoucements


Candidates Announced

January 14, 2019
Election of Overseers and Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) Elected Directors to be held in the spring.

Six new Harvard Overseers elected

September 20, 2018

Six new officers have been elected to Harvard University’s Board of Overseers, and another half dozen as directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA).

Overseers Leadership

Two named to lead Overseers

May 18, 2018
This spring, alumni can vote for a new group of Harvard Overseers and Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) Elected Directors.
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Harvard Board of Overseers

The Board of Overseers is one of Harvard’s two governing boards, the other being the President and Fellows, also known as the Corporation. 

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HAA Board of Directors

The HAA Board of Directors empowers volunteers to strengthen the Harvard alumni community.  

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Ballot Assistance

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(M-F, 9a.m.–5p.m. ET):
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1-516-688-7013 (international)


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