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People & Organizations – Officers of Government

President of the College

Barry Mills, A.B. (Bowdoin), Ph.D. (Syracuse), J.D. (Columbia), Elected Overseer, 1994*. Elected President of the College, 2001.

* Prior to 1996, Bowdoin had a bicameral governance structure. Overseers were elected for a six-year term, renewable once; Trustees were elected for an eight-year term, also renewable once. In June of 1996, the governance structure became unicameral. All Boards members became Trustees, eligible to serve the remainder of their current term. Trustees elected or re-elected in 1996 and thereafter serve five-year terms without a predetermined limit to the number of terms individuals may serve.

Board of Trustees

Deborah Jensen Barker, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Harvard), Chair. Elected Trustee, 1999. Term expires 2014.

David Perrin Wheeler, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Wharton), Vice Chair. Elected Trustee, 2003. Term expires 2018.

Stewart Bainum Jr., A.B. (Pacific Union), M.B.A. (California–Los Angeles). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires, 2016.

Peter James Bernard, A.B.(Bowdoin) Elected Trustee, 2013. Term expires 2018.

Arthur Edward Black, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Pennsylvania). Elected Trustee, 2010. Term expires 2015.

Gregory Bigelow Bowes, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires, 2016.

Ronald Constantine Brady, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.P.A. (Princeton). Elected Trustee, 2009. Term expires 2014.

David Gerard Brown, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Dartmouth). Elected Trustee, 2000. Term expires 2015.

Leonard Wright Cotton, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2006. Term expires 2016.

Michele Gail Cyr, A.B. (Bowdoin), A.M. (Brown), M.D. (Dartmouth). Elected Trustee, 2000. Term expires 2015.

Jeff Douglas Emerson, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.S.T.M. (American University). Elected Trustee, 2005. Term expires 2015.

John Anthony Gibbons Jr., A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (New York University). Elected Trustee, 2002. Term expires 2017.

Donald A. Goldsmith, A.B. (Bowdoin), L.L.B. (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2012. Term expires 2017.

Stephen Francis Gormley, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2001. Term expires 2016.

Bradford Adams Hunter, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2006. Term expires 2016.

Tasha vanderLinde Irving, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires, 2016.

Ann Hambelton Kenyon, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2006. Term expires 2016.

Gregory Edmund Kerr, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.D. (New York University), M.B.A. (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2000. Term expires 2015.

George A. Khaldun, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A. (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires, 2016.

James Walter MacAllen, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Virginia). Elected Overseer, 1995.* Term expires 2016.

John Francis McQuillan, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.P.A. (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 2005. Term expires 2015.

Henry Thomas Adams Moniz, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Pennsylvania). Elected Trustee, 2006. Term expires 2016.

David A. Morales, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2012. Term expires 2017.

Tamara Alexandra Nikuradse, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Harvard), M.Ed (Lesley). Elected Trustee, 2004. Term expires 2014.

Scott Bullock Perper, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 2004. Term expires 2014.

Kathleen Kimiko Phillips, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Pennsylvania). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires, 2016.

Jane Lagoudis Pinchin, B.A. (Harpur College, SUNY–Binghamton), M.A., Ph.D. (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2003. Term expires 2018.

Mary Hogan Preusse, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2012. Term expires 2017.

Linda Horvitz Roth, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A. (North Carolina). Elected Overseer, 1992.* Term expires 2018.

David Roux, A.B., M.B.A. (Harvard), M.Phil (Cambridge). Elected Trustee, 2012. Term expires 2017.

Geoffrey Claflin Rusack, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Pepperdine). Elected Trustee, 2003. Term expires 2018.

Howard Allen Ryan, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2006. Term expires 2016.

Joan Benoit Samuelson, A.B. (Bowdoin), D.A. (Thomas, Williams, Lasell, Mt. Ida, New England). Elected Overseer, 1995.* Term expires 2016.

Andrew Evan Serwer, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Emory), M.S. (Columbia), Elected Trustee, 2013. Term expires 2018.

Peter Metcalf Small, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1988.* Term expires 2015.

Mary Tydings Smith, A.B. (Bowdoin), Elected Trustee, 2013. Term expires 2018.

James Edward Staley, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2007. Term expires 2017.

Sheldon Michael Stone, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2001. Term expires 2016.

John Joseph Studzinski, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Chicago). Elected Trustee, 1998. Term expires 2018.

John K. Thorndike, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires, 2016.

Karen Natalie Walker, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires, 2016.

Paula Marie Wardynski, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2005. Term expires 2015.

Robert Francis White, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1993.* Term expires 2014.

Megan A. Hart, B.A. (Middlebury), J.D. (Maine). Elected Assistant Secretary of the College, 2012. Term expires 2017.

Heather T. K. Hietala, A.B. (Bowdoin), Ed.M. (Harvard). Elected Secretary of the Board, 2009. Term expires 2014.

Kelly Kerner, B.S. (Colorado), A.A. (Foothill). Secretary of the College (2012).

Emeriti

Thomas Hodge Allen, A.B. (Bowdoin), B.Ph. (Oxford), J.D. (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1985*; elected emeritus 1997.

Willard Bailey Arnold III, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.S. (New York University). Elected Overseer, 1970; elected emeritus, 1984.

Walter Edward Bartlett, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1990*; elected emeritus, 2001.

Rosalyne Spindel Bernstein, A.B. (Radcliffe), J.D. (Maine), LL.D. (Bowdoin), D.H.L. (Maine). Elected Overseer, 1973; elected Trustee, 1981; elected emerita 1997.

Gerald Walter Blakeley Jr., A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1960; elected emeritus, 1976.

Paul Peter Brountas, A.B. (Bowdoin), B.A., M.A. (Oxford), J.D., LL.B. (Harvard), LL.D. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1974; elected Trustee, 1984; elected emeritus, 1996.

Marijane Leila Benner Browne, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1994*; elected emerita, 2010.

Leslie Walker Burlock, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1995*; elected emerita, 2001.

Tracy Jean Burlock, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1990*; elected emerita, 2011.

George Hench Butcher III, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1985; elected emeritus, 1995.

Geoffrey Canada, A.B. (Bowdoin), Ed.M. (Harvard), L.H.D. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1995*; elected emeritus, 2006.

Michael Scott Cary, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A.T. (Brown), M.A.R. (Yale). Elected Trustee, 2001; elected emeritus, 2010.

Thomas Clark Casey, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Stanford). Elected Overseer, 1989*; elected emeritus, 2001.

William Edwards Chapman II, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2002; elected emeritus, 2013.

Kenneth Irvine Chenault, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1986; elected emeritus, 1993.

Gerald Cameron Chertavian, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 2002; elected emeritus, 2012.

The Honorable David Michael Cohen, A.B. (Bowdoin), LL.B. (Boston College). Elected Overseer, 1994*; elected emeritus 2005.

Norman Paul Cohen, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Harvard), LL.D (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1977; elected emeritus, 1989.

The Honorable William Sebastian Cohen, A.B. (Bowdoin), LL.B. (Boston University), LL.D. (St. Joseph, Maine, Western New England, Bowdoin, Nasson). Elected Overseer, 1973; elected emeritus, 1985.

Philip R. Cowen, B.S., M.B.A. (New York University). Elected Overseer, 1993*; elected emeritus 2004.

J . Taylor Crandall, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1991*; elected emeritus, 1997.

Michael M . Crow, B.A. (Iowa State), Ph.D. (Syracuse), Elected Trustee, 2001; elected emeritus, 2006.

The Reverend Richard Hill Downes, A.B. (Bowdoin), S.T.B. (General Theological Seminary). Elected Overseer, 1970; elected emeritus, 1983.

Peter Frank Drake, A.B. (Bowdoin), Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr). Elected Overseer, 1992*; elected emeritus, 2003.

Stanley Freeman Druckenmiller, A.B. (Bowdoin), L.H.D. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1991*; elected emeritus, 2002.

Oliver Farrar Emerson II, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1974; elected emeritus, 1986.

William Francis Farley, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Boston College), LL.D. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1980; elected emeritus, 1992.

Frank John Farrington, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.S. (The American College). Elected Overseer, 1984; elected emeritus, 1996.

Wanda Evelyn Fleming, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A. (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 1999; elected emerita, 2004.

Herbert Spencer French Jr., A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Pennsylvania). Elected Overseer, 1976; elected emeritus, 1988.

Marc Bennett Garnick, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.D. (Pennsylvania). Elected Trustee, 1996; elected emeritus, 2011.

Albert Edward Gibbons Jr., A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1973; elected emeritus, 1985.

Leon Arthur Gorman, A.B., B.D., LL.D. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1983; elected Trustee, 1994; elected emeritus, 2002.

Jonathan Standish Green, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (California). Elected Overseer, 1975; elected emeritus, 1987.

Gordon Francis Grimes, A.B. (Bowdoin), B.A. (Cambridge), J.D. (Boston). Elected Overseer, 1986*; elected emeritus, 1998.

Alvin Darnell Hall, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A. (North Carolina–Chapel Hill). Elected Trustee, 2001; elected emeritus, 2011.

Laurie Anne Hawkes, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Cornell). Elected Overseer, 1986; elected Trustee, 1995; elected emerita, 2008.

Peter Francis Hayes, A.B. (Bowdoin), B.A., M.A. (Oxford), A.M., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Yale). Elected Overseer, 1969; elected emeritus, 1983.

Merton Goodell Henry, A.B. (Bowdoin), LL.B. (George Washington), LL.D. (Bowdoin, St. Joseph’s, Northwood University). Elected Overseer, 1962; elected Trustee, 1974; elected emeritus, 1987.

Caroline Lee Herter, L.H.D. (Bowdoin), Elected Overseer, 1976; elected Trustee, 1988; elected emerita, 1996.

Regina Elbinger Herzlinger, B.S. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), D.B.A. (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1983; elected emerita, 1989.

The Reverend Judith Linnea Anderson Hoehler, A.B. (Douglass), M.Div. (Harvard), S.T.D. (Starr King School for the Ministry). Elected Overseer, 1980; elected emerita, 1992.

Karen T. Hughes , B.A. (Wells). Elected Trustee, 2006; elected emerita, 2011.

John Roscoe Hupper, A.B. (Bowdoin), LL.B. (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1970; elected Trustee, 1982; elected emeritus, 1995.

Dennis James Hutchinson, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A. (Oxford), LL.M. (Texas–Austin). Elected Overseer, 1975; elected Trustee, 1987; elected emeritus, 2013.

Judith Magyar Isaacson, A.B. (Bates), A.M., LL.D (Bowdoin), L.D. (Bates) L.H.D. (Colby), H.L. (New England). Elected Overseer, 1984; elected emerita, 1996.

Lewis Wertheimer Kresch, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1970; elected emeritus, 1983.

Donald Richardson Kurtz, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Columbia). Elected Overseer, 1984; elected emeritus, 1996; elected Trustee, 1997; elected emeritus 2004.

William Sargent Janes, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 1997; elected emeritus, 2012.

Samuel Appleton Ladd III, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1991*; elected emeritus, 2002.

Michael Paul Lazarus, B.S., C.P.A. (Grove City). Elected Trustee, 2007; elected emeritus 2012.

George Calvin Mackenzie, A.B. (Bowdoin), A.M. (Tufts), Ph.D. (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1986*; elected emeritus, 1998.

John Francis Magee, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Harvard), A.M. (Maine), LL.D. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1972; elected Trustee, 1979; elected emeritus, 1995.

Nancy Bellhouse May, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 1996; elected emerita, 2006.

Lisa Ann McElaney, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.F.A. (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2001; elected emerita, 2011.

Cynthia Graham McFadden, A.B. (Bowdoin), LL.B. (Columbia), J.D. (Columbia). Elected Overseer, 1986; elected emerita, 1995.

Robert Haines Millar, A.B. (Bowdoin), B.Div. (Yale), Secretary. Elected 1991; elected secretary emeritus, 2001.

Jane McKay Morrell, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 1997; elected emerita, 2007.

Richard Allen Morrell, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1979; elected Trustee, 1989; elected emeritus, 2002.

Norman Colman Nicholson Jr., A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1979; elected emeritus, 1991.

John Steven Osterweis, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Stanford). Elected Trustee, 2004; elected emeritus, 2011.

Michael Henderson Owens, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.D., M.P.H. (Yale). Elected Overseer, 1988*; elected emeritus, 2005.

Payson Stephen Perkins, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1980; elected emeritus, 1986.

Abigail Marr Psyhogeos, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2008; elected emerita, 2012.

Hollis Susan Rafkin-Sax, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1988*; elected emerita, 2000.

Edgar Moore Reed, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Columbia). Elected Overseer, 1995*; elected emeritus, 2006.

Peter Donald Relic, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A. (Case Western Reserve), Ed.D. (Harvard), Litt.D. (Belmont Abbey). Elected Overseer, 1987*; elected emeritus, 1999.

Lee Dickinson Rowe, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.D. (Pennsylvania). Elected Trustee, 1996; elected emeritus, 2006.

Alden Hart Sawyer Jr., A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Michigan). Elected Overseer, 1976; elected emeritus, 1985.

Steven Mark Schwartz, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.F.A. (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 1999; elected emeritus, 2007.

Jill Ann Shaw-Ruddock, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1994*; elected emerita, 2000.

D. Ellen Shuman, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.P.P.M. (Yale). Elected Overseer, 1992*; elected emerita, 2013.

Carolyn Walch Slayman, B.A. (Swarthmore), Ph.D. (Rockefeller), Sc.D. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1976; elected Trustee, 1988; elected emerita, 2001.

John Ingalls Snow, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Wharton). Elected Overseer, 1986; elected emeritus, 1992.

Donald Bertram Snyder Jr., A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1992*. Elected emeritus, 2003.

Phineas Sprague, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1985; elected emeritus, 1991.

Anne W. Springer, A.B. (Bowdoin), Secretary. Elected Secretary of the Board of Overseers, 1995; elected Assistant Secretary of the Trustees, 1996. Elected Secretary, 2001; elected secretary emerita, 2009.

Terry Douglas Stenberg, A.B. (Bowdoin), Ed.M. (Boston University), Ph.D. (Minnesota). Elected Overseer, 1983; elected emeritus, 1993.

Richard Houghton Stowe, B.S.E.E. (Rensselaer), M.B.A. (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 1998; elected emeritus, 2008.

Deborah Jean Swiss, A.B. (Bowdoin), Ed.M., Ed.D. (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1983; elected emerita, 1995.

Frederick Gordon Potter Thorne, A.B., L.H.D. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1972; elected Trustee, 1982. Elected emeritus, 2003.

David R. Treadwell, A.B. (Bowdoin), M.B.A. (Harvard), Assistant Secretary. Elected Assistant Secretary, 2001; elected assistant secretary emeritus, 2011.

Raymond Stanley Troubh, A.B. (Bowdoin), LL.B. (Yale), LL.D. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1978; elected emeritus, 1990.

William David Verrill, A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1980; elected emeritus, 1986.

Mary Ann Villari, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Boston University). Elected Overseer, 1987*; elected emerita, 1999.

David Earl Warren, A.B. (Bowdoin), J.D. (Columbia). Elected Overseer, 1988*; elected emeritus, 2005.

Harry Knight Warren, B.A. (Pennsylvania). Elected Secretary, 1986; elected emeritus, 1995.

George Curtis Webber II, A.B. (Bowdoin), LL.B. (Harvard). Elected Secretary, 1983; elected emeritus, 1986.

Peter B. Webster, A.B. (Bowdoin), LL.B. (Cornell). Elected College Counsel, 1969; elected college counsel emeritus, 2008.

Russell Bacon Wight Jr., A.B. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1987; elected emeritus, 1996.

Barry Neal Wish, A.B., L.H.D. (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1989; elected Trustee, 1994; elected emeritus, 2005.

Elizabeth Christian Woodcock, A.B. (Bowdoin), A.M. (Stanford), J.D. (Maine). Elected Overseer, 1985*; elected emerita, 1997.

The Honorable John Alden Woodcock Jr., A.B. (Bowdoin), M.A. (University of London), J.D. (Maine). Elected Trustee, 1996; elected emeritus, 2006.

Donald Mack Zuckert, A.B., L.H.D. (Bowdoin), J.D. (New York University). Elected Overseer, 1987; elected Trustee, 1995; elected emeritus, 2005.

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