Ballots, Please

This spring, alumni vote for a new group of Harvard Overseers and for elected directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) board.

Ballots should arrive in the mail by April 15 and must be received back in Cambridge by noon on June 2 to be counted. Results of the election will be announced at the HAA’s annual meeting on June 8, on the afternoon of Commencement day. All holders of Harvard degrees, except Corporation members and officers of instruction and government, are entitled to vote for Overseer candidates. The election for HAA directors is open to all alumni.

For Overseer (six-year term, five to be elected):

Arne S. Duncan ’86. Chicago. CEO, Chicago Public Schools.

Sandra Faber, Ph.D. ’72. Monte Serena, Calif. Professor of astronomy, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Leila T. Fawaz, Ph.D. ’79. Cambridge. Professor of history and diplomacy, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.

Ricardo H. Hinojosa, J.D. ’75. McAllen, Texas. U.S. District Court judge.

Henry W. McGee III ’74, M.B.A. ’79. New York City. President, HBO Video.

Ann Moore, M.B.A. ’78. New York City. Chairman and CEO, Time Inc.

Emily Pulitzer, A.M. ’63. St. Louis. President, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.

Robert N. Shapiro ’72, J.D. ’78. Cambridge. Partner, Ropes… Gray, Boston.

For Elected Director (three-year term, six to be elected):

Neal Baer, Ed.M ’79, A.M. ’82, M.D. ’96. Toluca Lake, Calif. Executive producer, NBC’s Law… Order: SVU, Universal City, Calif.

Jeffrey Behrens ’89. Newton, Massachusetts. Principal, Adviza Consulting.

James Bell ’89. Greenwich, Conn. Executive producer, Today Show, NBC News, New York City.

Mary McGrath Carty ’74. Belmont, Massachusetts. Executive director, The Lenny Zakim Fund, Boston.

Linda Hotchkiss ’74, M.D. ’78. Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Physician, Trinity Health Organization.

Patrik Johansson, M.P.H. ’01. Washington, D.C. Physician; instructor of social medicine, Harvard Medical School; Kerr White visiting scholar, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; native investigator, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Linda Kartoz-Doochin, M.B.A. ’79. Nashville. Community volunteer.

Linda Niessen, D.M.D. ’77, M.P.H. ’77, M.P.P. ’82. Dallas. Vice president, clinical education, Dentsply International.

Christina Tchen ’78. Chicago. Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher… Flom, LLP.

The HAA nominating committee proposes Overseer and elected director candidates each year. The committee’s 13 voting members include three current or former Overseers and 10 other alumni chosen by the HAA executive committee. Overseer and HAA elected-director candidates may also be nominated by means of petitions signed by a prescribed number of eligible degree holders and filed by a set date early in the year.

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