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New Harvard Overseers and HAA Elected Directors Announced

5.19.17


The University today announced the newly elected members of the Board of Overseers and the newly elected directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA). The five new members of the Board of Overseers, who serve six-year terms, are:

  • Paul L. Choi, Chicago
    A.B. ’86 magna cum laude, J.D. ’89 magna cum laude
    Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, San Francisco
    A.B. ’93 magna cum laude; J.D. ’97, Yale University; Ph.D. ’00, Stanford University
    Justice, Supreme Court of California
  • Carla Harris, New York, N.Y.
    A.B. ’84 magna cum laude, M.B.A. ’87
    Vice Chair of Global Wealth Management and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
  • Leslie P. Tolbert, Tucson, Ariz.
    A.B. ’73 cum laude, Ph.D. ’78
    Regents’ Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Arizona
  • Darienne B. Driver, Milwaukee
    Ed.M. ’06, Ed.D. ’14; B.A. ’00, Spelman College; M.A. ’01, University of Michigan
    Superintendent of Schools, Milwaukee Public Schools

 

The new HAA directors, who will serve three-year terms, are:

  • Martha Abbruzzese Genieser, London
    A.B. ’91; M.A. ’98, Boston University
    Director of Philanthropy, Alan Howard Family Office
  • Sangu Julius Delle, Accra, Ghana
    A.B. ’10 cum laude, J.D. ’17, M.B.A. ’17 (expected)
    Chairman and CEO, Golden Palm Investments Corp.; Founder and President, cleanacwa
  • Sachin H. Jain, Cerritos, Calif.
    A.B. ’02 magna cum laude, M.D. ’06, M.B.A. ’07
    President and CEO, CareMore Health System
  • Elena Hahn Kiam, New York, N.Y.
    A.B. ’85 cum laude
    Co-owner and Creative Director, lia sophia; Marketing Director, Cirrus Healthcare Products
  • Ronald P. Mitchell, New York, N.Y.
    A.B. ’92 cum laude, M.B.A. ’97
    CEO, Virgil Inc.
  • Paola A. Peacock Friedrich, Marblehead, Mass.
    S.M. ’06, Ed.L.D. ’14; B.A. ’03, Dartmouth College
    Human Capital Management Consultant, AchieveMission

The complete candidate slates appeared here.

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