Overseer and Harvard Alumni Association Director Elections

Results of the election will be announced at the HAA’s annual meeting on May 24.

This spring, alumni can vote for Harvard Overseers and elected directors for the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) board.

Ballots will be mailed no later than April 1 and must be received back in Cambridge by noon on May 18 to be counted. Results of the election will be announced at the HAA’s annual meeting on May 24, on the afternoon of Commencement day. All Harvard degree- holders, except Corporation members and University officers of instruction and government, are entitled to vote for Overseer candidates. The election for HAA directors is open to all degree-holders.

Candidates for Overseer may also be nominated by petition, by obtaining a prescribed number of signatures from eligible degree-holders. The deadline for all petitions is February 1. (For additional information, contact: Secretary of the Board of Overseers, 17 Quincy Street, Cambridge 02138.)

The HAA's nominating committee has proposed the following candidates in 2012:

FOR OVERSEER:

Scott A. Abell  ’72
Retired chair & CEO, Abell & Associates Inc.
Boston

 

James E. Johnson ’83 cum laude, J.D. ’86 cum laude
Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Montclair, N.J.

 

Michael M. Lynton ’82 cum laude, M.B.A. ’87
Chairman & CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Los Angeles

 

Tracy P. Palandjian ’93 magna cum laude, M.B.A. ’97
CEO & co-founder, Social Finance Inc.
Belmont, Massachusetts

 

Swati A. Piramal, M.P.H. ’70
Director, Piramal Healthcare Limited
Mumbai

 

Stephen R. Quazzo ’82 cum laude, M.B.A. ’86
CEO & co-founder, Pearlmark Real Estate Partners
Chicago

 

William H. Rastetter, A.M. ’72, Ph.D. ’75
Partner, Venrock
Rancho Santa Fe, California

 

Kathryn A. Taylor ’80 cum laude
Co-Founder, One PacificCoast Bank, Co-Chair, Board of Directors
San Francisco

 

 

 FOR ELECTED DIRECTOR:

John F. Bowman ’80 cum laude, M.B.A. ’85
Executive producer, Disney Company
Santa Monica

 

Yvonne E. Campos, J.D. ’88
Superior Court Judge, State of California
San Diego

 

John H. Jackson, Ed.M. ’98, Ed.D. ’01
President & CEO, The Schott Foundation for Public Education
Cambridge

 

Michael T. Kerr ’81 cum laude, M.B.A. ’85
Portfolio counselor & senior vice president, Capital Research Company
Canyon Country, California

 

Sabrina Lam ’93
Executive director, Trinity
Hong Kong

 

Susanna Shore Le Boutillier ’86 cum laude
Director, corporate communications, Colgate-Palmolive Co.
Larchmont, New York

 

E. Scott Mead ’77 cum laude
Fine-art photographer and financial adviser
London

 

Brian Melendez ’86 cum laude, J.D. ’90 cum laude, M.T.S. ’91
Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Minneapolis

 

Loulan J. Pitre Jr. ’83 magna cum laude, J.D. ’86
Attorney, Gordon, Arata, McCollam, Duplantis & Eagan, LLC
New Orleans

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