This Year’s Overseer and HAA Director Candidates
This spring, alumni can vote for new Harvard Overseers and Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) elected directors. Ballots will be sent by April 1; completed ballots must be received by 5 p.m. EDT on May 21 to be counted. 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. Eligible voters may go to elections.harvard.edu for more information. (The deadline for all petitions was February 1.)
The HAA Nominating Committee has proposed the following candidates in 2019.*
For Overseer (six-year term):
Danguole Spakevicius Altman ’81, Houston. Founder, Vapogenix Inc.
Alice Hm Chen, M.P.H. ’01, Berkeley. Chief medical officer and deputy director, San Francisco Health Network
Scott C. Collins ’87, J.D. ’90, Boston. Managing director and COO, Summit Partners
Janet Echelman ’87, Brookline, Massachusetts. Visual artist, Studio Echelman
Vivian Hunt ’89, M.B.A. ’95, D.B.E., London. Managing partner, U.K. and Ireland, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Tyler Jacks ’83, Cambridge. Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
John B. King Jr. ’96 (’95), Washington, D.C. President and CEO, The Education Trust
Reshma Saujani, M.P.P. ’99, New York City. Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code
Ryan Wise, Ed.L.D. ’13, Des Moines. Director, Iowa Department of Education
For elected director (three-year term):
George C. Alex ’81, Cohasset, Massachusetts. CEO, Twin Oaks Capital
Bryan C. Barnhill II ’08, Detroit. City manager, City Solutions, Ford Smart Mobility
Ethel Billie Branch ’01, J.D.-M.P.P ’08, Window Rock, Arizona. Attorney general, The Navajo Nation
Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte, LL.M. ’94, Brussels. Managing partner, Hogan Lovells
Adrienne E. Dominguez ’90, Dallas. Partner, intellectual property, Thompson & Knight LLP
Michael J. Gaw ’90, Alexandria, Virginia. Assistant director, division of trading and markets, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Christina Lewis ’02, New York City. Founder and CEO, All Star Code
Zandile H. Moyo ’00, Indian Springs, Alabama. Consultant, strategy and financial advisory services
Derek C.M. van Bever, M.B.A. ’88, M.Div. ’11, Cambridge. Senior lecturer and director of the Forum for Growth & Innovation, Harvard Business School
*The HAA Nominating Committee has nominated nine candidates for Overseer, rather than the usual eight. This reflects an additional vacancy on the board created by the departure of James Hildreth ’79, who has stepped down in light of other professional obligations.