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May-June 2011

This spring, alumni will vote for five new Harvard Overseers and six new elected directors for the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) board. Ballots, mailed by April 1, must be received back in Cambridge by noon on May 20 to be counted. The results will be announced at the HAA’s annual meeting on the afternoon of Commencement day, May 26. All Harvard-degree holders, except Corporation members and officers of instruction and government, may vote for Overseer candidates. The election for HAA directors is open to all degree-holders.

 

For Overseer (six-year term), the candidates are:

(Top, L-R) Flavia B. Almeida; Richard W. Fisher; Verna C. Gibbs; F. Barton Harvey. (Bottom, L-R) Carl J. Martignetti; Nicole M. Parent; David J. Vitale; Kenji Yoshino

Flavia B. Almeida, M.B.A. ’94, of São Paulo, Brazil. Partner, The Monitor Group.

Richard W. Fisher ’71, of Dallas. Presi­dent and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

Verna C. Gibbs ’75, of San Francisco. General surgeon and professor in clinical surgery, University of California, San Francisco. 

F. Barton Harvey ’71, M.B.A. ’74, of Baltimore, former chair and CEO, Enter­prise Community Partners.

Carl J. Martignetti ’81, M.B.A. ’85, of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. President, Martignetti Companies.

Nicole M. Parent ’93, of Greenwich, Connecticut. Co-founder and managing partner, Vertical Research Partners, LLC.

David J. Vitale ’68, of Chicago. Executive chairman, Urban Partnership Bank.

Kenji Yoshino ’91, of New York City. Chief Justice Earl Warren professor of constitutional law, New York University School of Law.

 

For Elected Director (three-year term), the candidates are:

(Top, L-R) Rohit Chopra; Tiziana C. Dearing; Katie Williams Fahs; Peter C. Krause. (Middle, L-R) Charlene Li; Sonia Molina; James A. Star. (Bottom, L-R) Patric M. Verrone; George H. Yeadon.

Rohit Chopra ’04, of Washington, D.C. Policy adviser, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Tiziana C. Dearing, M.P.P. ’00, of Bed­ford, Massachusetts. CEO, Boston Rising.

Katie Williams Fahs ’83, of Atlanta. Marketing consultant/community vol­un­teer.

Peter C. Krause, J.D. ’74, of New York City. Investment banker and real-estate investor.

Charlene Li ’88, M.B.A. ’93, of San Mateo, California. Founding partner, Altimeter Group; author.

Sonia Molina, D.M.D. ’89, M.P.H. ’89, of Los Angeles. Endodontist.

James A. Star ’83, of Chicago. President, Longview Asset Management.

Patric M. Verrone ’81, of Pacific Pal­i­sades, California. Television writer, producer.

George H. Yeadon ’75, of Pitts­ford, New York. Managing consultant, Kodak Solutions for Business.

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