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Gaye HillGaye Hill, Chair
Chicago, Illinois and Jamestown, Rhode Island

Gaye Hill is involved in residential and restaurant real estate, and also consults with not-for-profit organizations regarding fundraising and image. She has a degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism; her professional career includes 30-plus years as a freelance writer, editor, and proofreader. She has also served on a variety of nonprofit boards, including the North Shore (Chicago) United Way; and currently serves on the Earthwatch Institute’s board of advisors, exploring awareness of ocean health and sustainability. Gaye and her husband, Jeffrey A. Urbina, are the parents of two sons, one of whom is a Hampshire alum.
Term ends 6/30/2014; eligible to renew for second term

Shelley Johnson CareyShelley Johnson Carey 72F, Vice Chair
Silver Spring, Maryland

Shelley Johnson Carey is director of publications and editorial services as well as editor of the journal Peer Review for the Association of American Colleges and Universities in Washington, D.C. She has spent more than thirty years working in educational book and magazine publishing. Following her Hampshire baccalaureate, Shelley attended the University of Denver Publishing Institute and recently received an M.F.A. in creative non-fiction from Goucher College. She and her husband, Anthony, live in the Washington metropolitan area and are the parents of two daughters and one son.
Term ends 6/30/2015

David Dinerman 72F, Vice Chair
Lafayette, California

David Dinerman is the chief operating and financial officer of Zomazz, a digital decoration company in Monterey, Calfornia. David has spent most of his career helping entrepreneur-driven businesses achieve success. In addition to his B.A. from Hampshire, he holds a J.D. from the University of Oregon Law School and a L.L.M. from Boston University. David played Ultimate Frisbee at Hampshire, is married with three children, and is involved in a number of community activities, including the Association for Corporate Growth, the Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, and coaching junior sports.
Term ends 6/30/2017

Ken RosenthalKenneth Rosenthal, Vice Chair
Amherst, Massachusetts

Ken Rosenthal was president of The Seeing Eye until his retirement in 2006. The Seeing Eye is the premier dog guide school in the world, with the mission to enhance the independence, dignity, and self-confidence of blind people through the use of Seeing Eye dogs. Ken was also the first treasurer of Hampshire College, working at the College from 1966 (before its opening) to 1976. He is the father of two daughters, one of whom is a Hampshire alum.
Term ends 6/30/2016

 



Dina AmouzighDina Amouzigh 11F

Amherst, Massachusetts and Dar El Salam, Tanzania
Dina Amouzigh is the elected student trustee. She is originally from Morocco and, before coming to Hampshire at age 16, she traveled extensively. Dina currently works as a housing intern for residential life; her first job at Hampshire was in the admissions office. She is an active member of the Financial Committee of Student Activities and other student groups. Dina is studying psychology and finance, focusing on cultural psychology and personal finance while incorporating aspects of entrepreneurship.
Term ends 6/30/2014

Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold
New York, New York
Matt Arnold heads the Office of Environmental Affairs for JPMorgan Chase.
Term ends 6/30/2017; eligible to renew for second term

 

 

 

 

Manish BapnaManish Bapna
Washington, DC
Manish Bapna has been the executive vice president and managing director at the World Resources Institute since 2007. He served as acting president of WRI from 2011-2012. Manish’s interests and expertise are in international development, with a particular focus on rural poverty and natural resources. Manish chairs WRI’s management team and oversees the impact and quality of program strategies. Under his leadership, the institute has developed a five-year strategic plan, deepened its engagement in China, India, and Brazil, and initiated new work on sustainable cities, adaptation, and the post-2015 development agenda. Prior to joining WRI, Manish was the executive director of the nonprofit Bank Information Center, senior economist and task team leader at the World Bank, and a strategy consultant for McKinsey & Company. Manish holds a graduate degree in business and international development from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Term ends 6/30/2016; eligible to renew for second term

Judy Bornstein 82F
San Mateo, California

Judy Bornstein is a managing director and the chief financial officer of American Infrastructure MLP Funds, which she was instrumental in founding. AIM is an innovative private investment firm providing tax-advantaged capital to help growth companies in the sectors of infrastructure, natural resources, and real property. Judy has over 15 years of experience in finance and operations: previous positions include serving as chief financial officer for McCown DeLeeuw & Co., chief financial officer of InterDimensions Corporation (an internet consulting and technology company), and director of national operations for SmartRoute Systems. In addition to her B.A. from Hampshire College, she holds an M.B.A. from Simmons College.
Term ends 6/30/2017; eligible to renew for second term

Harold J. Carroll

Boston, Massachusetts

Hal Carroll is currently Of Counsel to the law firm of McCarter & English, LLP, in Boston. He formerly served as General Counsel to the Boston Redevelopment Authority and as Corporation Counsel to the City of Boston. He was a partner in two Boston law firms, including the predecessor to McCarter & English, LLP. He is active in community affairs and has served on various nonprofit boards in Boston, including the St. Francis House board and the Historic New England board, which he chaired. He has an A.B. degree in English literature from Harvard College and a J.D. degree from the Boston University School of Law. Hal is the parent of a Hampshire alum.
Term ends 6/30/2015; eligible to renew for second term

Elizabeth ConliskElizabeth Conlisk
Deerfield, Massachusetts
Elizabeth Conlisk is the elected faculty trustee. She is professor of public health at Hampshire, and teaches classes in the areas of public health, epidemiology, and statistics. Her research focuses on various topics in cancer prevention, especially cervical cancer screening and tobacco use. She has a wide range of public health experience at local, state, national, and international agencies, including the Instituto de Nutricion de Centro America y Panama in Guatemala, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the North Carolina Department of Health. Elizabeth received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and M.S. and Ph.D. in epidemiology from Cornell University.
Term ends 6/30/2015

F. Bennett Cushman IIF. Bennett Cushman II 72S
Sebastopol, California

Ben Cushman was president of IntelliTools, Inc., an educational technology company, until November 2004. His previous executive positions included president and chief executive officer of HomeChef Corporation and senior vice president of Supercuts, Inc. As an undergraduate at Hampshire, his Division III title was: "What you Can't Tell About a Book from its Cover: The American Book Industry." In addition to serving on Hampshire’s board, he is on the board of Sonoma Academy, a private high school founded to “inspire, challenge and nurture students and prepare them to become leaders in the global community.” With his partner, George Tuttle, Ben is also a beekeeper and pinot noir grape grower in western Sonoma County.
Term ends 6/30/2014

Marjorie DunehewMarjorie Dunehew

Holyoke, Massachusetts
Marge Dunehew is the elected staff trustee. She is purchasing manager and oversees the purchasing card and requisition/purchase order programs, manages the campus fleet vehicles, and supervises the duplication center staff. In addition, she has spearheaded the annual staff appeal since 2009: with the help of dedicated committee members, the grassroots, staff-generated appeal has raised the staff participation rate from less than 10% in 2009 to greater than 50% in 2012. Marge completed her B.A. in philosophy at the University of Texas at Arlington and received her M.P.A. from Westfield State University in 2013, with an emphasis on non-profit administration.
Term ends 6/30/2016

Luis HernandezLuis A. Hernandez 70F
Miami, Florida

Luis Hernandez is an early childhood education specialist for training and technical assistance services at Western Kentucky University. In addition to his Hampshire degree (Division III title: "Roots of Modern Housing"), Luis holds an M.A. in bilingual/multicultural education from the University of San Francisco. His areas of expertise include early literacy, dual language learning, adult learning practices, and changing demographics and diversity in the world of education. A new area of work and professional interest centers on advancing the goals of the World Forum on Early Care and Education. In addition to his service to Hampshire College, Luis is on the boards of the McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, the United Way’s Center for Excellence in Early Childhood, and the National Latino Children’s Institute.
Term ends 6/30/2015; eligible to renew for second term

Rebecca HollandRebecca Holland is the assistant vice president for global standards and compliance for New York University, and previously served as NYU's deputy chief university compliance officer. After obtaining a Hampshire degree with a concentration in social and political history, she earned a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. She began her legal career as a criminal defense attorney with the Legal Aid Society of New York City, working in the Brooklyn and Manhattan courts. Rebecca spent nearly a decade as an executive in nonprofit alternative-to-incarceration organizations in Chicago and New York, focusing on criminal justice policy, program development, and program management. She later served as the inspector general of the Public Assistance and Grants Unit of the New York City Department of Investigation. Her volunteer activities have included committees at the Chicago Women’s Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association; mentoring teenage girls; and serving on the board of directors of Illinois NARAL and the Illinois NARAL Political Action Committee. Rebecca is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys, the Association of Corporate Counsel/Greater New York chapter, and the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.
Term ends 6/30/2017

Stephan Jost 87F
Honolulu, Hawai’i

Stephan Jost is an art historian and director of the Honolulu Museum of Art. This encyclopedic art museum was founded in 1927, and is Hawai'i’s largest private presenter of visual arts programs, with a permanent collection of more than 60,000 objects and art works. Stephan’s previous work has included serving as director of Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont, and of the Mills College Museum of Art in Oakland, California. Stephan earned a B.A. from Hampshire and a master’s degree in art history from the University of Texas, Austin. His Hampshire Division III was titled: "Windows of Power: Sixteenth Century Dutch Stained Glass in Gouda."
Term ends 6/30/2017

Timothy KollerTimothy Koller
Weston, Connecticut

Tim Koller is a partner with McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. Tim has served clients globally on value creation, corporate strategy, capital markets issues, and acquisitions. Tim is the lead author of Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies, now in its 5th edition, and Value: The Four Cornerstones of Corporate Finance. Tim is also chair of Pathways to College, an organization that works to expand college opportunities for students in underserved communities.
Term ends 6/30/2015; eligible to renew for second term

Jonathan Lash
Amherst, Massachusetts

Jonathan Lash is the sixth President of Hampshire College. An internationally recognized expert on practical solutions to global sustainability and development challenges, Jonathan served as president of the World Resources Institute from 1993 to 2011. WRI is an environmental think tank that is an international leader on issues ranging from low carbon development to sustainable transportation; under his leadership, WRI quadrupled its budget and globalized its work with offices in eight countries and partners in more than 50 countries. From 1993 to 1999, Jonathan was co-chair of the President’s Council on Sustainable Development, a group of government, business, labor, civil rights, and environmental leaders appointed by President Bill Clinton to develop visionary recommendations for strategies to promote sustainable development. He played a key role in the creation and success of the U.S. Climate Action Partnership, which in 2007 issued the highly influential “Call to Action” on global warming.

Richmond Mayo-Smith III 70F
Singapore

Rick Mayo-Smith is the president of Indochina Fund Management Pte. Ltd., an exempt fund manager registered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore. He is also the managing director of Indochina Capital, one of Vietnam’s leading fund management, investment banking, and real estate development groups. Since Indochina Capital’s establishment in 1999, Rick has played a leading role in all aspects of the company’s business. The group’s real estate division, Indochina Land, is one of Vietnam’s premier real estate development firms, with a portfolio of operating assets and projects under development valued in excess of US $2 billion. Prior to starting with Indochina Capital, Rick served as an advisor to Citicorp Capital and Morgan Stanley, with responsibility for sourcing investments in the Indochina region. From 1981 to 1991 he was an entrepreneur based in Hong Kong. Rick has an M.B.A. from New York University (1986) and a B.A. in urban planning/environmental design from Hampshire College (1976). Additionally, he completed an executive program at Harvard on Project Finance and Appraisal (1990). Rick was the founding chair of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from 1994-1995, where he was active in the normalization of relations between Vietnam and the United States.
Term ends: 6/30/17; eligible to renew for a second term

Robert McCarthyRobert McCarthy, Jr. 72F
Hong Kong, China

Bob McCarthy is a director of Spinnaker Capital, which manages $5 billion in two funds specializing in emerging markets investments. He concentrates on their illiquid, special situation investments in Asia and Eastern Europe. At Hampshire he concentrated in economics and history, and his Division III, entitled "The Gothic Cathedral," was on the economic impact on the medieval community of building a cathedral.
Term ends 6/30/2014; eligible to renew for second term



Lucy-Ann McFaddenLucy-Ann McFadden 70F
Bethesda, Maryland

Lucy McFadden is a member of Hampshire College's first graduating class. In addition to her Hampshire B.A., she holds a master's degree in earth and planetary sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in geology and geophysics from the University of Hawaii. For a number of years, Lucy was a research professor in the department of astronomy at the University of Maryland, where she taught and mentored undergraduate and graduate students in the pursuit of scientific research. She was also the founding director of the living-learning program "Science, Discovery, and the Universe," offered through the College Park Scholars Program. In 2010, Lucy was named chief for higher education at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, leading undergraduate and graduate internships and NASA’s postdoctoral fellowship programs; in 2013 she resumed her research, studying asteroids and comets in the solar system as a senior scientist at Goddard. Lucy has served on the board of trustees of Concord Academy, Concord, MA, and was the founding vice president of Explore-It-All Science Center, a non-profit, hands-on science center in the Washington, D.C. area. She is married to Marc Allen and has two adult daughters.
Term ends 6/30/2017; eligible to renew for second term

Deborah Merrill-SandsDeborah Merrill-Sands 70F
Oakland, California

Deborah Merrill-Sands is dean of and holds the Glenn and Ellen Voyles Chair in Business Education at the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College. Her professional interests include leadership, women and leadership, diversity and inclusion, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. Prior to her postition at Mills she was dean of the School of Management at Simmons College in Boston, and has also worked at the Ford Foundation, the World Bank, and the International Service for National Agricultural Research at The Hague, in the Netherlands. In addition to her Hampshire B.A., Deborah holds an M.A. in anthropology and a Ph.D. in economic anthropology from Cornell University. She is married to Jonathan Sands 71F.
Term ends 6/30/2015; eligible to renew for second term

Laura Calamos Nasir 85F
Chapel Hill, North Carolina and London, England

Laura Calamos Nasir is a clinical professor and faculty member in the graduate programs of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, King’s College London, and ZHAW-Winterthur in Switzerland. Her Hampshire Division III was called "On Defining and Pollution Concerns: Conceptions of Water in Hindu Mythology and Ritual Action"; following graduation she worked for a time as a whitewater raft guide.  Laura earned her B.S.N. and M.S.N. degrees at the University of North Carolina, and still sees patients in public health as a nationally certified family nurse practitioner. Her doctoral research concerned interdisciplinary collaboration for quality improvement in primary care. Her practice and research interests include health promotion strategies, professional role development, experiential learning, and facilitation skills for effective teamwork.
Term ends 6/30/2017

William NullWilliam Null 72F
Sleepy Hollow, New York

William Null is one of two elected alumni trustees. He is the managing partner of Cuddy & Feder LLP, one of the Hudson Valley's leading law firms. Bill has been lead counsel for many major development projects in Westchester County. His practice is focused on real estate, land use, and zoning issues relating to commercial, institutional, and residential development in the Hudson Valley. Bill received his B.A. from Hampshire College and earned his J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He believes in actively participating in the community as a professional and a volunteer, serving on several not-for-profit boards. He currently sits on the boards of White Plains Hospital Center, Gilda's Club Westchester, and White Plains Bridge of Friendship Foundation. He has lectured on zoning and land use issues before the New York State Bar Association, the Westchester County Bar Association, and Westchester Municipal Planning Federation. Mr. Null, a resident of Westchester for 29 years, lives with his wife, Lauren E. Thaler (75S), in Sleepy Hollow, NY.
Term ends 6/30/2017; eligible to renew for second term

Kim SaalA. Kim Saal 70F
Watertown, Massachusetts

Kim Saal is one of two elected alumni trustees. He is chief of cardiology at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a partner at Mount Auburn Cardiology Associates. In addition to providing clinical care for his patients, Kim is a teacher, mentor, and clinical coach. He held a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School, where he was recipient of the Blacklow teaching award for his work educating medical students, physicians in training, and hospital staff. He was also recognized as teacher of the year at Mount Auburn Hospital. As a physician leader, he has promoted innovation and change in the model of the delivery of healthcare by utilizing quality and information management tools to promote clinical integration and improve the quality of care. Kim's Division III was titled: "Biochemical Modification of the Presynaptic Inhibitor B-bungarotoxin." Kim earned his M.D. degree from the State University of New York at Downstate, did his residency in internal medicine at the University of Massachusetts, and completed his cardiology fellowship at the University of Washington. Kim credits Hampshire with formulating his primary mission: to develop lifelong learners who will promote the cause of social justice and the well-being of others.
Term ends 6/30/2015; eligible to renew for second term

 

 

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