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This spring, alumni can vote for a new group of Harvard Overseers and Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) elected directors. The slates appear below, in ballot order as determined by lot. Read Overseer nominees’ thoughts on the Board’s role and challenges facing the University at Alumni may vote by paper ballot or online through May 18.


For Overseer (six-year term):

Nominated by HAA committee:

Terah Evaleen Lyons ’14, San Francisco. Founding executive director, Partnership on AI.

Raymond J. Lohier Jr. ’88, Brooklyn, N.Y. U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Christopher B. Howard, M.B.A. ’03, Pittsburgh. President, Robert Morris University.

Christiana Goh Bardon, M.D. ’98, M.B.A. ’03, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Managing director, Oncology Impact Fund and founder, managing member, portfolio manager, Burrage Capital.

Maria Teresa Kumar, M.P.P. ’01, Washington, D.C. CEO/president, Voto Latino.

Sheryl WuDunn, M.B.A. ’86, Westchester, N.Y. Journalist and author; co-founder, FullSky Partners.

Kimberly Nicole Dowdell, M.P.A. ’15, Chicago. Principal and director of business development, HOK Group, Inc.; immediate past president, National Organization of Minority Architects.

Mark J. Carney ’87, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. United Nations special envoy for climate action and finance; former governor, Bank of England and Bank of Canada.

Nominated by petition:

Megan Red Shirt-Shaw, Ed.M. ’17, Vermillion, S.D. Director of native student services, University of South Dakota.

Natalie Unterstell, M.P.A. ’16, Rio de Janeiro. Senior international expert, United Nations’ Green Climate Fund.

Yvette Efevbera, S.M. ’11, S.D. ’18, Seattle. Adviser, gender-based violence and child marriage, gender equality, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


For elected director (three-year term):

The HAA nominating committee has proposed the following HAA elected director candidates for the 2021 election.

Maiya Williams Verrone ’84, Pacific Palisades, California.Television writer/producer and author.

Hannah Park ’13, Everett, Massachusetts. Human resources business partner, Curriculum Associates.

Benjamin Taylor Faw, M.B.A. ’14, Las Vegas. Co-founder and CEO, AdVon Commerce.

Íñigo Sánchez-Asiaín, M.B.A. ’90, Madrid, Spain. Founding partner, Portobello Capital.

Jane Labanowski ’17, Brownsville, Texas. Lead, spaceport development, SpaceX.

Tenzin Priyadarshi, M.T.S. ’03, Cambridge. Director, The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT.

George Abraham Thampy ’10, San Francisco. Senior director, CareDx.

Rebecca Chamian Ribaudo ’93, Chicago. Author and freelance writer.

Whitney S.F. Baxter ’07, M.B.A. ’11, Brooklyn, N.Y. Vice president, head of strategy and group enterprises, MTV Entertainment Group.

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