This spring, Harvard degree holders can vote for new members of the Harvard Board of Overseers and elected directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA). For detailed coverage of the Overseer candidates’ views, read their responses to Harvard Magazine’s questions at harvardmag.com/overseer-perspectives-22.
Voting—online or by paper ballot—began April 1 and concludes at 5 :00 p.m. on May 17. All holders of Harvard degrees as of January 1, except officers of instruction and government at Harvard and members of the Harvard Corporation, are entitled to vote for Overseer candidates. All Harvard degree-holders may vote for HAA elected directors.
The candidates, nominated by the HAA nominating committee, are listed below, in ballot order, as determined by lot. They will be considered for six anticipated vacancies on the Board of Overseers and six openings among the HAA elected directors.
Board of Overseers candidates:
Vikas P. Sukhatme, M.D. ’79, Atlanta, dean, Emory University School of Medicine
Cesar R. Conde ’95, Miami, chair, NBCUniversal News Group
Kim M. Rivera, J.D. ’94, Portola Valley, Calif., former special adviser to the CEO, HP Inc.
Monica Bharel, M.P.H. ’12, Brookline, Mass., senior adviser to the mayor, City of Boston
Sangu J. Delle ’10, J.D.-M.B.A. ’16, Accra, Ghana, chief executive officer, Africa Health Holdings Ltd.
Wilhelmina “Mimi” Wright, J.D. ’89, St. Paul, United States District Judge, District of Minnesota
Todd Y. Park ’94, Los Altos Hills, Calif., co-founder and executive chair, Devoted Health
Scott Mead ’77, London, photographer
Lauren Ancel Meyers ’95, Austin, professor, departments of integrative biology and statistics and data sciences, University of Texas at Austin; director, UT COVID-19 Modeling Consortium
HAA elected director candidates:
Corina Santangelo, M.P.A. ’99, Mexico City, head of fundraising, ChildFund Mexico
Stein E. Rafto ’78, Honolulu, physician (retired)
André Du Sault, M.P.A. ’00, Montréal, principal, SDA Conseil Inc.
Jyoti Jasrasaria ’12, J.D. ’18, Washington, D.C., associate, Elias Law Group L.L.P.
Sofia Bahena, Ed.M. ’13, Ed.D. ’14, San Antonio, assistant professor, educational leadership and policy studies, University of Texas at San Antonio
Michael Bervell ’19, Snohomish, Wash., portfolio development manager, Microsoft Venture Fund
Aditi Banga ’09, New York City, global head of shopping partnerships, Instagram
Cherie Lynn Ramirez, Ph.D. ’12, Boston, assistant teaching professor, chemistry and physics, Simmons University
Judith Michelle Williams ’91, San Francisco, human capital consultant, Magic Deer LL.C.
The University ballot announcement, with further information on the nominating process and the offices to which candidates seek election, is available at https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2022/02/candidates-for-overseer-haa-elected-directors-announced.
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