2020 Harvard
Board Elections



Newly Elected Harvard University Overseers
and Harvard Alumni Association Elected Directors

Harvard University Board of Overseers

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Raphael Bostic

Raphael William Bostic

AB ’87 magna cum laude
PhD ’95, Stanford University
President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Decatur, Georgia

Margaret Purce

Margaret "Midge" Purce

AB ’17
Professional soccer player
Sky Blue FC and U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team
Silver Spring, Maryland

Thea Sebastian

Thea Sebastian

AB ’08, JD ’16
MSc ’11, University of Oxford
EdM ’13, Hunter College
Policy counsel, Civil Rights Corps
Washington D.C.

Tracy Smith

Tracy K. Smith

AB ’94 cum laude
MFA ’97, Columbia University;
Berlind Professor of the Humanities, Chair of the Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University;
22nd poet laureate of the United States
Princeton, New Jersey

Jayson Toweh

Jayson Toweh

SM ’19
BS ’17 with honors, University of Michigan
Program analyst, Environmental Protection Agency
Atlanta, Georgia


Harvard Alumni Association Elected Directors

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Santiago Creuheras

Santiago Creuheras

ALM ’00, ALM ’01
BS ’97 summa cum laude, Universidad de las Américas-Puebla, MSt ’14 with distinction, University of Cambridge
Senior consultant on sustainable infrastructure and energy, Inter-American Development Bank
Mexico City, Mexico

Kelsey Leonard

Kelsey Trey Leonard

AB ’10
MSc ’11, University of Oxford, JD ’15, Duquesne University, PhD ’19, McMaster University
Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Michael Lewis

Michael D. Lewis

AB ’93
Strategic technology adviser, iCorps Technologies
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mallika Marshall

Mallika J. Marshall

AB ’92 cum laude
MD ’96, UCSF School of Medicine
Medical reporter, CBS Boston; physician, Massachusetts General Hospital
Weston, Massachusetts

Ben Wei

Benjamin D. Wei

AB ’08
CEO, Nova Invite
New York, New York

Joyce Zhang

Joyce Y. Zhang

AB ’09
MPA ’15, Princeton University, MBA ’15, Stanford University
CEO, Alariss Global
San Francisco, California


Election Announcements

Philip Lovejoy and Tracy Palandjian

In search of future Overseers

June 25, 2020
A former Overseer and the executive director of the Harvard Alumni Association discuss the work of the HAA nominating committee
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Harvard Board of Overseers

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HAA Board of Directors

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