Overseer and HAA Director Members Elected

Harvard announces the results of the annual balloting.

Loeb House, where Harvard’s governing boards meet

Loeb House, where the governing boards meet | PHOTOGRAPH BY NIKO YAITANES/HARVARD MAGAZINE

The University announced today the newly elected members of the Board of Overseers (one of Harvard’s two governing boards), who assume their roles May 24, and directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA), whose terms begin July 1. They were chosen by eligible alumni from among the candidates presented by the HAA nominating committee. A total of 35,377 ballots were cast.

The Overseers, who serve six-year terms, are:

Modupe Nyikoale Akinola ’96, M.B.A. ’01, Ph.D. ’09, New York City, Zalaznick professor of business and faculty director, Bernstein Center for Leadership and Ethics, Columbia Business School

Nworah Blaise Ayogu ’10, M.D. ’15, M.B.A. ’15, Los Angeles, general manager and chief medical officer, Amazon Clinic

Theodore D. Chuang ’91, J.D. ’94, Bethesda, Maryland, United States District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Danielle A. Feinberg ’96, Oakland, California, cinematographer; visual effects supervisor, Pixar Animation Studios

Juan Antonio Sepúlveda Jr. ’85, San Antonio, Texas, Calgaard distinguished professor of practice in political science and president’s special adviser for inclusive excellence, Trinity University


The HAA Elected Directors, who serve three-year terms, are:

Adrian D. Blake ’88, Omaha, Nebraska, CEO, Precision Syringe

Dorian Orlando Burton II, Ed.L.D. ’15, Raleigh, North Carolina, managing partner, The Southern Reconstruction Fund

Theresa S. Cho ’90, Seoul, Republic of Korea, vice president of international affairs, Seoul National University

Tjada D’Oyen McKenna ’96, M.B.A. ’02, Potomac, Maryland, CEO, Mercy Corps

Edward L. Rocha ’06, Malden, Massachusetts, president, Rola Corporation

Basil Williams ’14, J.D. ’19, M.P.P. ’19, Brooklyn, New York, associate, Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP

Read the University announcement here.

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