Saturday, April 10, 2010
HANOVER, NH - The Dartmouth College Office of Alumni Relations today announced the election of a new Association of Alumni Executive Committee. There were 20,790 ballots cast in the election. Approximately 32 percent of the Dartmouth alumni body participated.
The following alumni were elected. Their vote totals are in parentheses. (N) designates candidates nominated by the AoA Nominating Committee. (P) represents petition candidates.
John H. Mathias Jr. '69 (N) - 14,701
J. Michael Murphy '61 (P) - 5,254
First Vice President
Veree Hawkins Brown '93 (N) - 14,522
Alpha Bond '52 (P) - 5,336
Second Vice President
Douglas Keare '56, '57Th, '57Tu (N) - 14,679
Diane E. Ellis '08 (P) - 5,232
Lynne Hamel Gaudet '81 (N) - 14,825
Emily Esfahani Smith '09 (P) - 5,084
Executive Committee Members
Mark Alperin '80 (N) - 14,514
Marian Zischke Baldauf '84 (N) - 14,425
John Engelman '68 (N) - 14,490
Ronald Harris '71 (N) - 14,259
Kaitlin Jaxheimer '05 (N) - 14,279
Otho Kerr III '79 (N) - 14,279
Ronald Schram '64 (N) - 14,423
Other Executive Committee candidates and vote totals included:
James Baehr '05 (P) - 5,342
Bradford Borden '54 (P) - 5,110
James E. Guth '77 (P) - 5,384
Alan R. Orschel '61 (P) - 5,193
Richard Paris '71 (P) - 5,269
Stuart L. Richards '63 (P) - 5,378
Noah R. Riner '06 (P) - 5,191
"I am pleased that our alumni have given us the opportunity to continue working with the board and our superb new president, Jim Yong Kim, to involve alumni in addressing the great issues facing our world so that we might join forces to make a difference," said association president John H. Mathias Jr. "It's time to turn the page on partisan alumni politics."
Balloting began March 10, 2010, and closed at 5 pm EDT on April 7 for receipt of online and mailed ballots.
The vote count was administered by TrueBallot Inc., (TBI), an independent election administration company that ensures the security, accuracy, and impartiality of association and other types of elections. TBI was contracted by the Association of Alumni and Dartmouth College to manage all balloting, ballot counting, and personal email reminders.
For more information about the 2010 Dartmouth Association of Alumni election, please visit www.voxthevote.org.