Nominating and Alumni Trustee Search Committee


David Edelson '81 (Chair) Jennifer Avellino '89 Barry Caldwell '82 Mark Davis '81, '84Tu
Lynne Gaudet '81 (Secretary) Maia Josebachvili '05 Caroline Kerr '05 Chris Nicholson '74
Joe Santos '95, '00Tu Jennifer Tisdel Schorsch '87 Lou Spelios '95


The Nominating and Alumni Trustee Search Committee consists of the president, the president-elect, the immediate past chair of the Nominating Committee, a council member appointed by the committee for a term of three years, and six other council members elected for terms of three years by the council. The Nominating Committee makes two nominations for the president-elect, each vacancy for at-large representatives, and other positions specified in the Alumni Council constitution. Importantly, it also makes nominations for alumni trustee as provided in the constitution. The Nominating Committee welcomes alumni trustee candidate recommendations from alumni at any time.

Report from the 207th Alumni Council, October 24–26, 2013

The committee met in New York City in July and held additional conference calls throughout the summer and fall. In addition, the committee met in Hanover on October 24, during the 207th Alumni Council session, to review candidates for the Alumni Council leadership positions. The committee will present slates for the Alumni Council president-elect, the Nominating Committee and the Alumni Liaison Committee at the 208th Alumni Council meeting in the spring.

Report from the 205th Alumni Council, Nov 1–3, 2012

The committee met in New York City in July and Boston in September, and conducted interviews of finalist candidates in New York City in October. Members also held many conference calls throughout the summer and fall. In addition, the committee met in Hanover on November 1, during the 205th Alumni Council session, to prepare for the presentation of the alumnus it selected to recommend to the Alumni Council for the 2013 alumni-nominated trustee vacancy on the Board of Trustees. On November 2, Committee Chair Pete Frederick ’65 presented Mitchell Kurz ’73 to the Alumni Council as the Nominating Committee’s recommendation for this vacancy. Kurz was unanimously approved by the Alumni Council. Information about Kurz is posted on www.voxthevote.com.