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New Harvard Overseers and HAA Directors

July-August 2019

The names of the new members of the Board of Overseers and elected directors of the HAA were announced during the HAA’s annual meeting on the afternoon of Commencement Day.

Five of the new Overseers were elected for the standard six-year terms. Janet Echelman will complete the remaining four years of the term of Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar ’93, who was elected in February to the Harvard Corporation. (His service begins on July 1). Ryan Wise will complete the remaining year of the term of James Hildreth ’79, who resigned from the board in view of other personal obligations.

This year marked the debut of online-voting for both elections. Harvard degree-holders cast 36,735 ballots in the Overseers election, a roughly 37 percent increase over 2018’s turnout.

For Overseer:

Alice Hm Chen, M.P.H. ’01, Berkeley. Chief medical officer and deputy director, San Francisco Health Network

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)

Bryan C. Barnhill II ’08, Detroit. City manager, City Solutions, Ford Smart Mobility

Ethel Billie Branch ’01, J.D.-M.P.P ’08, Flagstaff, Arizona. Former 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

Christina Lewis ’02, New York City. Founder and CEO, All Star Code

Zandile H. Moyo ’00, Los Angeles. Business development and social impact manager, Califa Farms

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