2017 Elections: Harvard Overseers and HAA elected directors

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. Completed ballots must be received, at the indicated address, by 5:00 P.M. EDT on Tuesday, May 16, 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.

The HAA Nominating Committee has proposed the following candidates in 2017 (listed in ballot order determined by lot):

For Overseer:
 

Lane MacDonald A.B. ’88 cum laude
President, FMR Diversified Investments
Boston, Massachusetts

Darienne B. Driver Ed.M. ’06, Ed.D. ’14
Superintendent of Schools, Milwaukee Public Schools
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Paul L. Choi A.B. ’86 magna cum laude, J.D. ’89 magna cum laude
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Chicago, Illinois

Craig R. Stapleton A.B. ’67 magna cum laude, M.B.A. ’70
Senior Advisor, Stone Point Capital
Greenwich, Connecticut

Elizabeth D. Samet A.B. ’91 magna cum laude
Professor of English, U.S. Military Academy
West Point, New York

Carla Harris A.B. ’84 magna cum laude, M.B.A. ’87
Vice Chair of Wealth Management and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
New York, New York

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar A.B. ’93 magna cum laude
Justice, Supreme Court of California
San Francisco, California

Leslie P. Tolbert A.B. ’73 cum laude, Ph.D. ’78
Regents’ Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

For Elected Director:
 

Drew Engles A.B. ’87 cum laude
Hand and Microvascular Surgeon, Akron Children’s Hospital
Akron, Ohio

Nathaniel Q. Belcher M.Arch. ’92
Professor of Architecture, Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania

Elena Hahn Kiam A.B. ’85 cum laude
Co-Owner and Creative Director, lia sophia; Marketing Director, Cirrus Healthcare Products
New York, New York

Martha Abbruzzese Genieser A.B. ’91
Director of Philanthropy, Alan Howard Family Office
London, United Kingdom

Paola A. Peacock Friedrich S.M. ’06, Ed.L.D. ’14
Human Capital Management Consultant, AchieveMission
Marblehead, Massachusetts

Ronald P. Mitchell A.B. ’92 cum laude, M.B.A. ’97
Chief Executive Officer, Virgil Inc.
New York, New York

Sangu Julius Delle A.B. ’10 cum laude, J.D. ’17, M.B.A. ’17 (expected)
Chairman and CEO, Golden Palm Investments Corporation; Founder and President, cleanacwa
Accra, Ghana

Sachin H. Jain A.B. ’02 magna cum laude, M.D. ’06, M.B.A. ’07
President and Chief Executive Officer, CareMore Health System
Cerritos, California

Leslie Miller Saiontz A.B. ’81
Founder and President, Achieve Miami
Miami, Florida