HAA to open April 1 election

first_imgThis spring, alumni can vote for a new group of Harvard Overseers and elected directors for the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) board.Ballots will be mailed no later than April 1 and must be received back in Cambridge by noon on May 18 to be counted. Results of the election will be announced at the HAA’s annual meeting on May 24, on the afternoon of Commencement day.  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. 1.The HAA’s nominating committee has proposed the following candidates in 2012:For OverseerScott A. Abell ’72 Retired Chair & CEO, Abell & Associates Inc.BostonJames E. Johnson ’83, J.D. ’86 Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLPMontclair, N.J.Michael M. Lynton ’82, M.B.A. ’87 Chairman & CEO, Sony Pictures EntertainmentLos AngelesTracy P. Palandjian ’93, M.B.A. ’97 CEO & Co-Founder, Social Finance Inc.Belmont, Mass.Swati A. Piramal, M.P.H. ’92 Director, Piramal Healthcare Ltd.Mumbai, IndiaStephen R. Quazzo ’82, M.B.A. ’86 CEO & Co-Founder, Pearlmark Real Estate PartnersChicagoWilliam H. Rastetter, A.M. ’72, Ph.D. ’75 Partner, VenrockRancho Santa Fe, Calif.Kathryn A. Taylor ’80 Co-Chair, One PacificCoast Bank, Co-Chair, Board of DirectorsSan FranciscoFor Elected DirectorJohn F. Bowman ’80, M.B.A. ’85 Executive Producer, Disney CompanySanta Monica, Calif.Yvonne E. Campos, J.D. ’88 Superior Court Judge, State of CaliforniaSan Diego, Calif.John H. Jackson, Ed.M. ’98, Ed.D. ’01 President & CEO, Schott Foundation for Public EducationCambridge, Mass.Michael T. Kerr ’81, M.B.A. ’85 Portfolio Counselor & Senior Vice President, Capital Research CompanyCanyon Country, Calif.Sabrina Lam ’93Executive Director, TrinityHong KongSusanna Shore Le Boutillier ’86 Director, Corporate Communications, Colgate-Palmolive Co.Larchmont, N.Y.E. Scott Mead ’77 Fine Art Photographer and Financial AdviserLondonBrian Melendez ’86, J.D. ’90, M.T.S. ’91 Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLPMinneapolis, Minn.Loulan J. Pitre Jr. ’83, J.D. ’86 Attorney, Gordon, Arata, McCollam, Duplantis & Eagan LLCNew Orleanslast_img read more

How to be the inspirational leader you aspire to become

first_img4 essentials for inspirational leadership:Belief:You must believe in people in order to inspire them.Everyone who has achieved anything owes a debt to someone who believed in them. Perhaps it’s a coach, teacher, or parent. For Jack Welch, it was his motherand a leader who gave him a second chance after he blew up a factory.One of the most neglected leadership questions is, “Who do you believe in?”Acceptance:You must accept people for who they are if you expect them to take on new challenges. The people who inspired you made you feel remarkable. People aren’t motivated when you let them know they aren’t good enough.Accept people where they are before challenging them to go where they haven’t been.Don’t complain about progress and expect to ignite energy. Don’t nag about weaknesses and expect people to feel strong. continue reading » 19SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more