Your Elected Leaders

2013 Alumni Election: The Results Are In!

Brown’s alumni body has a significant say in the governance of the University and of its own community through the biennial Alumni Election, administered by the Brown Alumni Association. With some elections decided by as few as 50 votes, each vote truly counts.

What do these elected alumni do?

Learn more about what it means to be an Alumni Trustee or an officer of the Brown Alumni Association (BAA)...these links will provide background both on the positions and on the alumni who currently serve in those roles.

2013 Election Results

The BAA Officers and Alumni Trustees chosen through the 2013 election are listed below; click on the red links for more information about each one.

Brown Alumni Association Officers, 2013 – 2015:

Nancy Hyde President
Nancy Chick Hyde P'17, '17*

Westwood, Massachusetts
A.B. ’80, Economics
M.B.A. ’86, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

* Elected in 2011 as President-Elect

Preston C. Tisdale President-Elect
Preston C. Tisdale P’10, ’10, ’12

Trumbull, Connecticut
A.B. ’73, Public Policy
J.D. ’76, New York University



Gwyneth Lloyd Burak Secretary
Gwyneth Lloyd Burak

Golden, Colorado
A.B. ’91, International Relations




Katherine Sabin Melchior Ray Treasurer
Katherine Sabin Melchior Ray P’15

Portland, Oregon
A.B. ’85, History



Alumni Trustees, Serving from 2013 – 2019:

Jose J. EstabilJosé J. Estabil
Newton, Massachusetts
Sc.B. ’84, Physics
Sc.M. ’88, Physics





Paula M. McNamaraPaula M. McNamara
Rumford, Rhode Island
A.B. ’84, Art





Srihari S. Naidu Srihari S. Naidu
New York, New York
Sc.B. ’93, Neural Science
M.D. ’97, Brown University




Alison D. StewartAlison D. Stewart
New York, New York
A.B. ’88, English and American Literature