The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) Awards were established in 1990 to recognize alumni who provide outstanding volunteer service to Harvard through alumni activities. This year’s recipients will be honored on Nov. 2 during the opening dinner of the HAA Board of Directors.
The 2000-01 HAA Awards recipients are as follows:
Rozlyn L. Anderson ’77, JD ’80, of Montclair, N.J., has volunteered for Radcliffe and Harvard since graduation. She was a Radcliffe trustee, a member of the HAA Overseer/Director Nominating Committee, HAA Treasurer, and Elected Director. She has also been a fundraiser for the DuBois Institute, the Afro-American Department, Radcliffe’s Century Fund, the class of ’77, and the Harvard Campaign. Anderson is the senior vice president and director of Wealth Strategies of Merrill Lynch Trust Co. in New York City.
James V. Baker ’68, MBA ’71, of Surrey, England, is Harvard’s ambassador in Europe. He recently organized a successful club officers conference in London, a first of its kind, attended by representatives of 13 European Harvard Clubs. First Class Marshal of his class, he is currently the HAA Regional Director for Europe, co-chair of the HAA Clubs Committee, former president and treasurer of the Harvard Club of London, and an alumni interviewer. Baker is the retired executive director of Goldman Sachs, London.
Dana F. Bresnahan ’47, MBA ’49, of Pasadena, Calif., was the last president of the Harvard Club of Southern California and the first president of the united Harvard/Radcliffe Club of Southern California. He was an HAA regional director for the Pacific Southwest, member of the HAA Overseers/Directors Nominating Committee, and is a Permanent Class Committee member. He is a retired savings and loans executive for Glenfed, Inc.
Joseph M. Cronin ’56, MAT ’57, is a former associate professor at the Graduate School of Education (GSE). He was an HAA vice president for three years, elected director, and chair of the HAA Committee on Classes and Reunions. A former member of the Visiting Committees to Arts and Sciences and GSE, Cronin has been a member of the Class of ’56 Reunion Committee every year since 1976. Former president of Bentley College, he is now president of Edvisors, an educational consulting firm. He lives in Milton, Mass.
Barclay Feather ’41, MBA ’47, of Milton, Mass., has been the secretary for the Class of ’41 for more than 20 years. Until 1999, he was treasurer and executive committee member of the Association of Harvard College Class Secretaries and Treasurers, which celebrated its 100th anniversary last March. A participant in the Harvard College Fund, he served on his Reunion Gift and Class Steering committees, and participates in phonathons. He is a retired teacher and archivist at Milton Academy.
Nancy Wasserman Schneider ’70 of Santa Monica, Calif., was the president of the Radcliffe Club of Southern California when it merged with the Harvard Club to become the Harvard/Radcliffe Club of Southern California in 1982. She later served as vice president and secretary of the incorporated club. A current Schools and Scholarships interviewer and member of the Prize Book Committee, Wasserman is a former Radcliffe College Alumnae Association regional director. She teaches at Milken Community High School.