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Election Results

July-August 2005

The names of the new members of the Board of Overseers and the new directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) were announced at the association’s annual meeting on the afternoon of Commencement day. Just over 30,000 alumni cast ballots, representing a turnout of roughly 14 percent.

Elected as Overseers, for six-year terms, were:

Mitchell L. Adams ’66, M.B.A. ’69. Executive director, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, Dedham, Mass.

Gerald R. Jordan Jr. ’61, M.B.A. ’67. Investment adviser, president, Hellman, Jordan Management Co. Inc., Boston.

Lisbet Rausing, Ph.D ’93. Senior research fellow, Imperial College, London, England.

Susan S. Wallach ’68, J.D. ’71. Special counsel, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York City.

Seth P. Waxman ’73. Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, Washington, D.C.

Elected as directors of the HAA, for three-year terms, were:

Rocky Delgadillo ’82. Los Angeles city attorney, Los Angeles, Calif.

Christopher Gabrieli ’81. Chairman, Massachusetts 2020, Boston.

Keith A. James ’79, J.D. ’82. Shareholder, Shutts & Bowen, LLP, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Sarah Elizabeth Lewis ’01. Curatorial assistant, Museum of Modern Art, New York City.

Janet A. Moy ’75. Dermatologist; assistant clinical professor, New York University School of Medicine, New York City.

Brooks Newmark ’80, M.B.A. ’84. Senior partner, Apollo Management LP, London, England.

In their own annual election,the Overseers chose Patti B. Saris ’73, J.D. ’76,as their new president. Saris, who is a U.S. district court judge in Boston, succeeds Thomas E. Everhart ’53.

The HAA nominating committee proposes Overseer and elected director candidates each year, and candidates may also be nominated independently. All Harvard degree holders except Corporation members and officers of instruction and government are entitled to vote for Overseer candidates using ballots mailed by the HAA each spring.