2021 Harvard
Board Elections



Newly Elected Harvard University Overseers
and Harvard Alumni Association Elected Directors

Harvard University Board of Overseers

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Mark Carney

Mark J. Carney

AB ’87 magna cum laude
MPhil ’93, DPhil ’95, University of Oxford
United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance
Former Governor, Bank of England and Bank of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Christopher Howard

Christopher B. Howard

MBA ’03 with distinction
BS ’91, U.S. Air Force Academy; MPhil ’94, DPhil ’96, University of Oxford
President, Robert Morris University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

Raymond Lohier

Raymond J. Lohier Jr.

AB ’88, cum laude
JD ’91, New York University
U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit
Brooklyn, New York

Megan Red Shirt-Shaw

Megan Red-Shirt Shaw

EdM ’17
BA ’11, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Native Student Services, University of South Dakota
Vermillion, South Dakota

Sheryl WuDunn

Sheryl WuDunn

MBA ’86
BA ’81, cum laude, Cornell University; MPA ’88, Princeton University
Journalist and Author; Co-Founder, FullSky Partners
Yamhill, Oregon


Harvard Alumni Association Elected Directors

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Whitney Baxter

Whitney S.F. Baxter

AB ’07, MBA ’11
Vice President, Head of Strategy and Group Enterprises, MTV Entertainment Group
Brooklyn, New York

Jane Labanowski

Jane Labanowski 

AB ’17
Lead, Spaceport Development, SpaceX
Brownsville, Texas

Hannah Park

Hannah Park

AB ’13
MBA ’20, Northwestern University
Human Resources Business Partner, Curriculum Associates
Everett, Massachusetts

Rebecca Ribaudo

Rebecca Chamian Ribaudo

AB ’93, magna cum laude
Author and Freelance Writer
Chicago, Illinois

George Abraham Thampy

George Abraham Thampy

AB ’10
MBA ’17, Stanford University
Senior Director, CareDx
San Francisco, California

Maiya Williams Verrone

Maiya Williams Verrone

AB ’84, cum laude
Television Writer/ Producer and Author
Pacific Palisades, California


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