People & Organizations - Officers of Government

President of the College

Clayton S. Rose, BA, MBA (Chicago), MA, PhD (Pennsylvania). Elected President of the College, 2015.

* 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 board 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

Michele G. Cyr, AB (Bowdoin), AM (Brown), MD (Dartmouth), Chair. Elected Trustee, 2000. Term expires 2020.

Gregory E. Kerr, AB (Bowdoin), MD (New York University), MBA (Columbia), Vice Chair. Elected Trustee, 2000. Term expires 2020.

Sydney Asbury, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2015. Term expires 2020.

Deborah Jensen Barker, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 1999. Term expires 2019.

Peter J. Bernard, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2013. Term expires 2018.

Arthur E. Black, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Pennsylvania). Elected Trustee, 2010. Term expires 2020.

Ronald C. Brady, AB (Bowdoin), MPA (Princeton). Elected Trustee, 2009. Term expires 2019.

David G. Brown, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Dartmouth). Elected Trustee, 2000. Term expires 2020.

Leonard W. Cotton, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2006. Term expires 2021.

Iris W. Davis, AB (Bowdoin), MPH (Boston University). Elected Trustee, 2014. Term expires 2019.

Jeff D. Emerson, AB (Bowdoin), MSTM (American University). Elected Trustee, 2005. Term expires 2020.

Robert T. Friedman. Elected Trustee, 2016. Term expires 2021.

Bertrand E. Garcia-Moreno, AB (Bowdoin), PhD (Indiana University–Bloomington). Elected Trustee, 2016. Term expires 2021.

Donald A. Goldsmith, AB (Bowdoin), LLB (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2012. Term expires 2018.

Stephen F. Gormley, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2001. Term expires 2021

Shelley A. Hearne, AB (Bowdoin), DrPH, MPH (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2016. Term expires 2021. 

Bradford A. Hunter, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2006. Term expires 2021.

Tasha vanderLinde Irving, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires, 2021.

Ann Hambelton Kenyon, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2006. Term expires 2021.

George A. Khaldun, AB (Bowdoin), MA (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires, 2021.

Joseph V. McDevitt Jr., AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 2015. Term expires 2020.

John F. McQuillan, AB (Bowdoin), MPA (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 2005. Term expires 2020.

Henry T. A. Moniz, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Pennsylvania). Elected Trustee, 2006. Term expires 2021.

David A. Morales, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2012. Term expires 2022.

Scott B. Perper, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 2004. Term expires 2019.

Kathleen Kimiko Phillips-Lohrmann, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Pennsylvania). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires 2021.

Jane L. Pinchin, BA (Harpur College, SUNY–Binghamton), MA, PhD (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2003. Term expires 2018.

Mary Hogan Preusse, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2012. Term expires 2022.

Linda Horvitz Roth, AB (Bowdoin), MA (North Carolina). Elected Overseer, 1992.* Term expires 2018.

David J. Roux, AB, MBA (Harvard), MPhil (Cambridge). Elected Trustee, 2012. Term expires 2022.

Joan Benoit Samuelson, AB (Bowdoin), DA (Thomas, Williams, Lasell, Mt. Ida, New England). Elected Overseer, 1995.* Term expires 2021.

Andrew E. Serwer, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Emory), MS (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2013. Term expires 2018.

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

James E. Staley, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2007. Term expires 2022.

John K.L. Thorndike, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires 2021.

Karen N. Walker, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 2011. Term expires, 2021.

Paula M. Wardynski, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2005. Term expires 2020.

David P. Wheeler, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Wharton). Elected Trustee, 2003. Term expires 2018.

Robert F. White, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1993.* Term expires 2019.

Elizabeth D. Orlic, AB (Colby). Elected Secretary of the College, 2015.

Megan A. Hart, BA (Middlebury), JD (Maine). Elected Assistant Secretary of the College, 2012.

Heather T. Kenvin, AB (Bowdoin), EdM (Harvard). Elected Secretary of the Board, 2009. Term expires 2019.

Emeriti

Thomas H. Allen, AB (Bowdoin), BPh (Oxford), JD (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1985*; elected emeritus 1997.

Stewart Bainum Jr., AB (Pacific Union), MBA (California–Los Angeles). Elected Trustee, 2011; elected emeritus, 2015.

Walter E. Bartlett, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1990*; elected emeritus, 2001.

Rosalyne S. Bernstein, AB (Radcliffe), JD (Maine), LLD (Bowdoin), DHL (Maine). Elected Overseer, 1973; elected Trustee, 1981; elected emerita 1997.

Gerald W. Blakeley Jr., AB (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1960; elected emeritus, 1976.

Gregory B. Bowes, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2011; elected emeritus, 2016.

Paul P. Brountas, AB (Bowdoin), BA, MA (Oxford), JD, LLB (Harvard), LLD (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1974; elected Trustee, 1984; elected emeritus, 1996.

Marijane L. Benner Browne, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1994*; elected emerita, 2010.

Leslie W. Burlock, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1995*; elected emerita, 2001.

Tracy J. Burlock, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1990*; elected emerita, 2011.

George H. Butcher III, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1985; elected emeritus, 1995.

Geoffrey Canada, AB (Bowdoin), EdM (Harvard), LHD (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1995*; elected emeritus, 2006.

Michael S. Cary, AB (Bowdoin), MAT (Brown), MAR (Yale). Elected Trustee, 2001; elected emeritus, 2010.

Thomas C. Casey, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Stanford). Elected Overseer, 1989*; elected emeritus, 2001.

William E. Chapman II, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 2002; elected emeritus, 2013.

Kenneth I. Chenault, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1986; elected emeritus, 1993.

Gerald C. Chertavian, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 2002; elected emeritus, 2012.

The Honorable David M. Cohen, AB (Bowdoin), LLB (Boston College). Elected Overseer, 1994*; elected emeritus 2005.

Norman P. Cohen, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Harvard), LLD (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1977; elected emeritus, 1989.

The Honorable William S. Cohen, AB (Bowdoin), LLB (Boston University), LLD (St. Joseph, Maine, Western New England, Bowdoin, Nasson). Elected Overseer, 1973; elected emeritus, 1985.

Philip R. Cowen, BS, MBA (New York University). Elected Overseer, 1993*; elected emeritus 2004.

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

Michael M . Crow, BA (Iowa State), PhD (Syracuse). Elected Trustee, 2001; elected emeritus, 2006.

Peter F. Drake, AB (Bowdoin), PhD (Bryn Mawr). Elected Overseer, 1992*; elected emeritus, 2003.

Stanley F. Druckenmiller, AB (Bowdoin), LHD (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1991*; elected emeritus, 2002.

Robert H. Edwards, AB (Princeton), AB, AM (Cambridge), LLB (Harvard), LHD (Bowdoin, Carleton). President of the College Emeritus, 2001.

William F. Farley, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Boston College), LLD (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1980; elected emeritus, 1992.

Frank J. Farrington, AB (Bowdoin), MS (The American College). Elected Overseer, 1984; elected emeritus, 1996.

Wanda E. Fleming, AB (Bowdoin), MA (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 1999; elected emerita, 2004.

Marc B. Garnick, AB (Bowdoin), MD (Pennsylvania). Elected Trustee, 1996; elected emeritus, 2011.

Albert E. Gibbons Jr., AB (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1973; elected emeritus, 1985.

John A. Gibbons Jr., AB (Bowdoin), MBA (New York University). Elected Trustee, 2002; elected emeritus, 2017.

Jonathan S. Green, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (California). Elected Overseer, 1975; elected emeritus, 1987.

Gordon F. Grimes, AB (Bowdoin), BA (Cambridge), JD (Boston). Elected Overseer, 1986*; elected emeritus, 1998.

Alvin D. Hall, AB (Bowdoin), MA (North Carolina–Chapel Hill). Elected Trustee, 2001; elected emeritus, 2011.

Laurie A. Hawkes, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Cornell). Elected Overseer, 1986; elected Trustee, 1995; elected emerita, 2008.

Peter F. Hayes, AB (Bowdoin), BA, MA (Oxford), AM, MPhil, PhD (Yale). Elected Overseer, 1969; elected emeritus, 1983.

Merton G. Henry, AB (Bowdoin), LLB (George Washington), LLD (Bowdoin, St. Joseph’s, Northwood University). Elected Overseer, 1962; elected Trustee, 1974; elected emeritus, 1987.

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

Regina E. Herzlinger, BS (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), DBA (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1983; elected emerita, 1989.

The Reverend Judith L. Hoehler, AB (Douglass), MDiv (Harvard), STD (Starr King School for the Ministry). Elected Overseer, 1980; elected emerita, 1992.

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

Dennis J. Hutchinson, AB (Bowdoin), MA (Oxford), LLM (Texas–Austin). Elected Overseer, 1975; elected Trustee, 1987; elected emeritus, 2013.

William S. Janes, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Trustee, 1997; elected emeritus, 2012.

Lewis W. Kresch, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1970; elected emeritus, 1983.

Donald R. Kurtz, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Columbia). Elected Overseer, 1984; elected emeritus, 1996; elected Trustee, 1997; elected emeritus, 2004.

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

Michael P. Lazarus, BS, CPA (Grove City). Elected Trustee, 2007; elected emeritus, 2012.

James W. MacAllen, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Virginia). Elected Overseer, 1995*; elected emeritus, 2016.

G. Calvin Mackenzie, AB (Bowdoin), AM (Tufts), PhD (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1986*; elected emeritus, 1998.

Nancy Bellhouse May, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 1996; elected emerita, 2006.

Lisa A. McElaney, AB (Bowdoin), MFA (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2001; elected emerita, 2011.

Cynthia G. McFadden, AB (Bowdoin), LLB (Columbia), JD (Columbia). Elected Overseer, 1986; elected emerita, 1995.

Robert H. Millar, AB (Bowdoin), BDiv (Yale). Elected secretary, 1991; elected secretary emeritus, 2001.

Barry Mills, AB (Bowdoin), PhD (Syracuse), JD (Columbia). Elected Overseer, 1994*. Elected President of the College, 2001; President of the College Emeritus, 2015.

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

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

Norman C. Nicholson Jr., AB (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1979; elected emeritus, 1991.

Tamara A. Nikuradse, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Harvard), MEd (Lesley). Elected Trustee, 2004; elected emerita, 2014.

John S. Osterweis, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Stanford). Elected Trustee, 2004; elected emeritus, 2011.

Michael H. Owens, AB (Bowdoin), MD, MPH (Yale). Elected Overseer, 1988*; elected emeritus, 2005.

Payson S. Perkins, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1980; elected emeritus, 1986.

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

Hollis S. Rafkin-Sax, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1988*; elected emerita, 2000.

Edgar N. Reed, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Columbia). Elected Overseer, 1995*; elected emeritus, 2006.

Peter D. Relic, AB (Bowdoin), MA (Case Western Reserve), EdD (Harvard), LittD (Belmont Abbey). Elected Overseer, 1987*; elected emeritus, 1999.

Lee D. Rowe, AB (Bowdoin), MD (Pennsylvania). Elected Trustee, 1996; elected emeritus, 2006.

Geoffrey Claflin Rusack, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Pepperdine). Elected Trustee, 2003; elected emeritus, 2016.

H. Allen Ryan, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Pepperdine). Elected Trustee, 2003; elected emeritus, 2016.

Alden H. Sawyer Jr., AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Michigan). Elected Overseer, 1976; elected emeritus, 1985.

Steven M. Schwartz, AB (Bowdoin), MFA (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 1999; elected emeritus, 2007.

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

D. Ellen Shuman, AB (Bowdoin), MPPM (Yale). Elected Overseer, 1992*; elected emerita, 2013.

Peter M. Small, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1988; elected emeritus, 2015.

John I. Snow, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Wharton). Elected Overseer, 1986; elected emeritus, 1992.

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

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

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

Terry D. Stenberg, AB (Bowdoin), EdM (Boston University), PhD (Minnesota). Elected Overseer, 1983; elected emeritus, 1993.

Sheldon M. Stone, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Columbia). Elected Trustee, 2001; elected emeritus, 2016.

Richard H. Stowe, BSEE (Rensselaer), MBA (Harvard). Elected Trustee, 1998; elected emeritus, 2008.

John J. Studzinski, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Chicago). Elected Trustee, 1998; elected emeritus, 2016.

Deborah J. Swiss, AB (Bowdoin), EdM, EdD (Harvard). Elected Overseer, 1983; elected emerita, 1995.

David R. Treadwell, AB (Bowdoin), MBA (Harvard). Elected Assistant Secretary, 2001; elected assistant secretary emeritus, 2011.

Raymond S. Troubh, AB (Bowdoin), LLB (Yale), LLD (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1978; elected emeritus, 1990.

William D. Verrill, AB (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1980; elected emeritus, 1986.

Mary Ann Villari, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Boston University). Elected Overseer, 1987*; elected emerita, 1999.

David E. Warren, AB (Bowdoin), JD (Columbia). Elected Overseer, 1988*; elected emeritus, 2005.

Curtis Webber II, AB (Bowdoin), LLB (Harvard). Elected Secretary, 1983; elected emeritus, 1986.

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

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

Barry N. Wish, AB, LHD (Bowdoin). Elected Overseer, 1989; elected Trustee, 1994; elected emeritus, 2005.

Elizabeth C. Woodcock, AB (Bowdoin), AM (Stanford), JD (Maine). Elected Overseer, 1985*; elected emerita, 1997.

The Honorable John A. Woodcock Jr., AB (Bowdoin), MA (University of London), JD (Maine). Elected Trustee, 1996; elected emeritus, 2006.