New Harvard Overseers and HAA Elected Directors Announced

Alumni voters help shape the leadership of the University and the Alumni Association.

The names of the new members of the Board of Overseers and of the new elected directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) were announced during the HAA’s annual meeting on the afternoon of Commencement day.

As Overseers, voters chose: 

  • Susan L. Carney ’73, J.D. ’77, Hamden, Connecticut. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
  • Christopher B. Field ’75, Stanford, California. Director, department of global ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science; Melvin and Joan Lane chair in interdisciplinary environmental studies, Stanford University.
  • Deanna Lee ’84, New York City. Chief communications and digital strategies officer, Carnegie Corporation of New York.
  • Sanjay H. Patel ’83, A.M. ’83, London. Managing partner and head of international private equity, Apollo Management International LLP.
  • Gwill York ’79, M.B.A. ’84, Cambridge. Managing director and co-founder, Lighthouse Capital Partners.

The new HAA elected directors (three-year term) are:

  • Richard R. Buery Jr. ’92, New York City. President and CEO, The Children’s Aid Society.
  • Patrick S. Chung ’96, J.D.-M.B.A. ’04, Menlo Park, California. Partner, New Enterprise Associates.
  • Shilla Kim-Parker ’04, M.B.A. ’09, New York City. Senior director, strategy and business development, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
  • Barbara Natterson-Horowitz ’83, A.M. ’83, Los Angeles. Professor and cardiologist, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; author.
  • Julie Gage Palmer ’84, Chicago. Lecturer in law, University of Chicago Law School.
  • Argelia M. Rodriguez, M.B.A. ’84, Washington, D.C. President and CEO, District of Columbia College Access Program.

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