Campus & Community

Elections open for Overseers and HAA directors

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This spring, alumni can vote for a new group of Harvard Overseers and Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) elected directors.

Ballots will be mailed no later than April 1 and must be received in Cambridge by noon on May 23 to be counted. Results of the election will be announced at HAA’s annual meeting on May 29, on the afternoon of Commencement.  All holders of Harvard degrees, except Corporation members and officers of instruction and government, are entitled to vote for Overseer candidates.  The election for HAA directors is open to all Harvard degree holders.

Candidates for Overseer may also be nominated by petition, that is, by obtaining a prescribed number of signatures from eligible degree holders.  The deadline for all petitions is Feb. 3.

HAA’s nominating committee has proposed the following candidates in 2014:

For Overseer:

Nicole S. Arnaboldi ’80, M.B.A. ’84, J.D. ’84
Vice chairman, Credit Suisse Asset Management
New York

Michael Brown ’83, J.D. ’88
CEO and co-founder, City Year

James E.K. Hildreth ’79
Dean, College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis
Davis, Calif.

David W. Leebron ’77, J.D. ’79
President, Rice University
Houston, Texas

Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D. ’75
Wayne and Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology and Distinguished Professor of Zoology, Oregon State University
Corvallis, Ore.

Michael M. Lynton ’82, M.B.A. ’87
CEO, Sony Entertainment
Los Angeles

Sunshik Min, D.B.A. ’89
President, YBM Inc.
Seoul, Korea

Lesley Friedman Rosenthal ’86, J.D. ’89
Vice president, general counsel, and secretary, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
New York

For elected director:

Henry Parkman Biggs, ’86
Associate director, McDonnell International Academy, Washington University in St. Louis
Saint Louis

Raphael W. Bostic ’87
Judith and John Bedrosian Chair in Governance and the Public Enterprise and director, Bedrosian Center on Governance, Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California
Los Angeles

Peter Andrew Boyce II ’13
Associate, General Catalyst Partners; co-founder, Rough Draft Ventures
New York

Margaret Jay Braatz, Ed.M. ’93, Ed.D. ’99
Vice president for planning and presidential administration, DePaul University

Leea Nash Bridgeman ’00, M.B.A. ’05
Executive director and trustee, Bridgeman Family Foundation
Louisville, Ky.

Jessica Gelman ’97, M.B.A. ’02
Vice president of customer marketing and strategy, The Kraft Sports Group (New England Patriots); co-founder, MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference
Wellesley, Mass.

Jay H. Hebert, J.D. ’86
General counsel, Keystone Group L.P.
Fort Worth, Texas

Vanessa W. Liu ’96, J.D. ’03
COO, Trigger Media Group
New York

Alvaro Rodriguez-Arregui, M.B.A. ’95
Co-founder and managing partner, IGNIA Partners, LLC; vice chairman of the board, Banco Compartamos
Mexico City