Harvard Spring Elections

Help shape Harvard's future


Three alumni on the ballot for Harvard University Board of Overseers and Harvard Alumni Association Elected Directors were undergraduate athletes at Harvard.

Each has spoken openly about the impact athletics has had on their lives and would be a strong voice for the importance of sports at Harvard.

Your vote makes a difference!

Cesar R. Conde '95
Scott Mead '77
Stein E. Rafto '78

Cesar R. Conde AB ’95

cum laude


Scott Mead AB ’77

cum laude

Squash and Lacrosse

Stein E. Rafto AB ’78

cum laude

Cross Country & Track

How do you vote?

To vote online, you should have received an email on Friday, April 1 from “Harvard 2022 Elections” sent from harvard@electionservicescorp.com. This message contains a link to your online ballot and the information you will need to vote.

To vote by paper ballot, materials were mailed be mailed by April 1 to the most recent address Harvard has on file for you.

Why should you vote?

The Board of Overseers is one of Harvard’s two governing boards along with the President and Fellows, also known as the Corporation. Harvard Overseers play an integral role in the governance of the University.

The HAA Board of Directors is an advisory board that empowers volunteers to strengthen the Harvard alumni community.

By voting, you help shape Harvard’s future. We encourage you to learn more about this year’s candidates and vote this spring.

Have more questions?

For further background on the Board of Overseers, the elections, and the nominations process, please see:

  • the elections website, with information about the nomination and election process, the Board of Overseers and its members, and the HAA Board;
  • this Harvard Gazette roundtable on the critical role alumni play in Harvard elections, featuring three members of the alumni-led nominating committee—Sid Espinosa, MPP ’00; Roger A. Fairfax Jr. AB ’94, JD ’98; and June Nagao AB ’96—along with HAA Executive Director Philip Lovejoy;
  • this short video featuring Amelia Muller AB ’11, MUP ’20, a former member of the alumni-led nominating committee, about the Board of Overseers and the role they play in the University's future.

Voting in these elections is an important way to have a voice in Harvard’s future. Thank you in advance for taking the time to participate this spring.

-- Your Team for Life --