The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) Awards were established in 1990 to recognize and honor alumni who contribute outstanding volunteer service to Harvard through alumni activities. The six recipients listed below will be honored on Oct. 10 at the opening dinner of the HAA board of directors.
Tefft Barker ’37, J.D. ’40, of Sarasota, Fla., was three-time president of the Harvard Club of Syracuse, N.Y., and chaired the club’s Schools and Scholarships Committee for more than 40 years. In the 1990s, he served as vice president and treasurer of the Harvard Club of Sarasota, and now chairs its scholarship committee. He has been a member of the Harvard Varsity Club since 1984.
A’Lelia Bundles ’74, of Alexandria, Va., served as president of the Radcliffe College Alumnae Association in the late 1990s. She has also been a member of the board of management, a Radcliffe trustee, an HAA-appointed director, and served on the President’s Committee to Select the Dean of the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study (RIAS). She is a member of the RIAS Dean’s Advisory Committee and secretary for her Radcliffe class.
Leslie Greis ’80, of Cambridge, chaired the HAA’s Chief Marshal Selection Committee for three years, served on the board of governors of the Harvard Club of Boston, and was member of the Advisory Committee on Shareholder Responsibility. A class marshal, she was named chair of the HAA’s Happy Observance of Commencement Committee in June. For her achievements in women’s golf, she was inducted into the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame.
A’Lelia Bundles ’74
Tefft Barker ’37
Leslie Greis ’80
Kenneth R. Rossano ’56, of Wellesley, was chief marshal for his 25th reunion, former president of the Harvard College Class Secretaries Association, and is longtime secretary for his class. He received the Albert H. Gordon ’23 Leadership Award in 1999 from the Harvard College Fund and is associate chair for his class. Rossano has held various positions at the Harvard Club of Boston, and currently interviews for the club’s schools and scholarships committee.
Robert Storer Jr. ’45, of Beverly Farms, has been secretary of his class since 1948. He chaired his 50th class reunion, edited his 25th-anniversary class report, and has organized monthly class luncheons for 47 years. Storer is a longtime telethon caller for the Harvard College Fund, a former appointed HAA director, and was active on several HAA committees.
Sally Williams-Allen, M.A.T. ’65, of Paris, served as the Harvard Club of France’s secretary general (1988-93) before becoming club president (1993-2000). She is also a career adviser for the Harvard Graduate School of Education, serves as the HAA’s co-regional director for Europe, and is chair of the international subcommittee of the HAA Graduate Schools Committee.
The HAA Alumni Awards Committee seeks nominees for the HAA Award and the Harvard Medal. Submissions may be sent to Chuck Wiggin ’68, J.D./M.B.A ’73, HAA Alumni Awards Committee chair, 124 Mt. Auburn St., sixth floor, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Kenneth R. Rossano ’56
Robert Storer Jr. ’45
Sally Williams-Allen, M.A.T. ’65