The Board of Trustees has fiduciary responsibility for the governance of the College, in particular the health, vibrance, and ability to satisfy our mission. The president is the chief executive officer of the College and is also a trustee. The president and his or her senior staff are responsible for establishing and implementing College policy.

Board Leadership

Scott Perper, Chair of the Bowdoin Board of Trustees

Scott B. Perper ’78
Chair of the Board

Sydney Asbury photo

Sydney Asbury '03
Vice Chair of the Board

Safa R. Zaki headshot

Safa R. Zaki

Scott B. Perper ’78, Chair of the Board
Partner, Pamlico Capital, Charlotte, NC

Sydney Asbury ’03, Vice Chair of the Board
Principal, DNM Solutions, LLC, Boston, MA

Safa R. Zaki, President of the College
Brunswick, ME

Board of Trustees

Jennifer Goldsmith Adams '90, Assistant Professor and Codirector, Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program, New York University, New York, NY

Joseph Adu ’07, Director of Technology and Security, Path AI, Needham, MA

Tejus Ajmera '04, Cofounder, FGF Brands, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

William S. Anderson ’80, Los Angeles, CA

Kayla D. Baker ’09, Founder and Principal, Ryse Local Ventures, Washington, DC

Katie R. Benner ’99, Reporter, The New York Times, Washington, DC

Peter J. Bernard ’79, Chilmark, MA

Arthur E. Black ’91, Founding Partner/Owner BBR Partners, Highland Beach, FL

David G. Brown ’79, Private Investor, Jackson, WY

Ellen L.P. Chan '97, Retired, San Francisco, CA

Russell C. Crandall ’94, Professor of Latin American Studies, Davidson College, Davidson, NC

Michele G. Cyr ’76, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University - Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI

Julia L. Davidson P’21, Big Sky, Montana

Jeff D. Emerson ’70, President, Northend Group, LLC, Portland, ME

Robert T. Friedman P’15, P'21, President, YF Group, Santa Monica, CA

Bertrand Garcia-Moreno '81, Professor and Chair of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Shelley A. Hearne '83, The Inaugural Deans Sommer and Klag Professor of the Practice of Public Health Advocacy and Director, Center for Public Health Advocacy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Kathryn Roche Hope ’93, New York, NY

Tasha vanderLinde Irving ’82, Founder and Former Principal, Touchstone School, Victoria BC, Canada

Tyree P. Jones, Jr. '82, Partner, Reed Smith, LLP, Washington, DC

Ann Hambelton Kenyon ’79, Retired, Chappaqua, NY

Molly H. King ’80, Partner, Resource Group 175, Wellesley, MA

Holly E. Maloney ’07, Managing Director, General Catalyst, San Francisco, CA

Joseph V. McDevitt, Jr. ’75, Retired, Pacific Palisades, CA

John F. McQuillan, Jr. ’87, CEO, Triumvirate Environmental, Somerville, MA

Mary Hogan Preusse ’90, Founder and Principal, Sturgis Partners, LLC, New York, NY

Alison E. Rundlett '03, Associate General Counsel, Bain Capital Real Estate, LP, Boston, MA

Joan Benoit Samuelson ’79, Athletic/Health Consultant, Freeport, ME

Philip W. Schiller P'17, Apple Fellow, Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA

Andrew E. Serwer ’81, Editor at Large, Barron's, New York, NY

Diana L. Spagnuolo '96, Partner, Ballard Spahr, LLP, Philadelphia, PA

R. Stewart Strawbridge ’98, Managing Member, Selkirk Partners, Freeport, ME

John K. L. Thorndike ’02, Partner, GMO, LLC, Boston, MA

Karen N. Walker ’84, Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis, Washington, DC

Paula M. Wardynski '79, New York, NY

Tracy R. Wolstencroft ’80, Senior Advisor, TPG Rise Climate, Greenwich, CT

Mitchell S. Zuklie '91, Global Chairman and CEO, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, San Francisco, CA