This spring, alumni can vote for five new Harvard Overseers and six new elected directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA). Ballots, mailed out by April 1, must be received back in Cambridge by noon on May 24 to be counted. Results of the election will be announced at the HAA’s annual meeting on May 30, on the afternoon of Commencement day. 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 Harvard degree-holders.
Candidates for Overseer may also be nominated by petition, that is, by obtaining a prescribed number of signatures from eligible degree holders. The deadline for petitions passed on February 1; no candidates were presented.
For Overseer (six-year term):
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.
Walter H. Morris Jr. ’73, M.B.A. ’75, Potomac, Maryland. Retired principal, Ernst & Young LLP.
Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D. ’65, Ann Arbor. Professor of internal medicine, human genetics, and public health and director of the Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan.
Sanjay H. Patel ’83, A.M. ’83, London. Managing partner and head of international private equity, Apollo Management International LLP.
Ana Maria Salazar, J.D. ’89, Mexico City. Anchor, ImagenNews/Living in Mexico/El Primer Café; CEO, Grupo Salazar.
Gwill York ’79, M.B.A. ’84, Cambridge. Managing director and co-founder, Lighthouse Capital Partners.
For elected director (three-year term):
Theodore “Ted” H. Ashford III ’86, Wilmington, Delaware. President, Ashford Capital Management.
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.
Lori Lesser ’88, J.D. ’93, New York City. Partner, Simpson Thacher and Bartlett LLP.
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.
Jacques Salès, LL.M. ’67, of Paris. Avocat à la Cour (attorney at law), Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent.