Frank E. Young, MD, PhD
Former Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration
Dr. Frank Young is a Partner of Essex Woodlands Health Ventures and the President of Woodhaven Consultants Inc. Frank and Leanne, who died 3 years ago after 51 years of married life, have five children, 16 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
He served as Chairman of the Department of Microbiology and Professor of Microbiology at the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York. Subsequently, he became Dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry, Director of the Medical Center, Vice President for Health Affairs of the University of Rochester and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Strong Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Young served in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) from 1984-1996 as: Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health/Science and Environment and Director of the Office of Emergency Preparedness and Director of The National Disaster Medical System.
In 1986 he was the U.S. government’s representative to the Executive Committee of the World Health Organization. In 1990, Dr. Young was a Commissioner on the WHO’s Commission on Health and Environment and was technical advisor to the UN Conference on Environment and Development. As head of the State Department Delegation to the Ad Hoc Biotechnology Working Group of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, he contributed to the development of international guidelines in biotechnology. He also represented DHHS on the Council of Deputies of the National Security Council. Dr. Young served for 8 years in USN Ready Reserve and for 12 years in the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service before retiring as Rear Admiral.
Dr. Young’s awards include: membership in the National Academies, Institute of Medicine; the Secretary’s Special Citation, DHHS; the Inspector General’s Award for Outstanding Integrity, PHS Surgeon General’s Exemplary Service Medal; and Distinguished Alumnus, SUNY Upstate Medical University 2006.
Dr. Young is an ordained Presbyterian Minister. He served for over 6 years at Fourth Presbyterian Church and also as Vice President for Reformed Theological Seminary Metro Washington/Baltimore. He has contributed over 200 scientific publications and authored the book Good Grief, Love’s Final Gift. He attended Union College, graduated from the SUNY Upstate Medical University, with a MD Cum Laude, and from Case Western Reserve University, with a PhD.
Carol Folt, PhD
Provost of Dartmouth College
Carol Folt ’78A is an internationally-recognized environmental scientist and an award-winning teacher. She has served as one of Dartmouth’s senior academic leaders since 2001, first as Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Dean of Faculty (2001-2004), and then as Dean of Faculty (2004-2010). She was appointed Provost in May 2010, and also holds the Dartmouth Professorship in Biological Sciences. Carol is known for ground-breaking work on salmon restoration and conservation, and on metal toxicity in aquatic ecosystems and implications for human health. Author of numerous scientific works and research grants, she has worked throughout her career to develop a culture of collaboration to address complex scientific questions. Awarded the John M. Manley Huntington Award for Teaching in 1991, she has advised more than one hundred undergraduate and graduate students and is one of the original faculty members involved in Dartmouth’s first-of-its-kind Women In Science Program. She received a BA in aquatic biology and an MA in biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara; a PhD from the University of California, Davis; and was a postdoctoral fellow at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station. She came to Dartmouth in 1983.
Noel J. Augustyn D’68
Assistant Director, Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Noel Augustyn is Assistant Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. From 1987-89, he was chief-of-staff to Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist at the Supreme Court of the United States. He graduated from Dartmouth in 1968, and received an MA from Stanford and a JD from Notre Dame Law School. He practiced law with firms in Boston and Marblehead, Massachusetts, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and most recently with Seyfarth, Shaw in Washington, D.C. Mr. Augustyn has served as adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center; deputy director of the Association of American Law Schools; and assistant dean/assistant professor at Boston College Law School. He served also as assistant dean and instructor of English at Linfield College in Oregon and Ripon College in Wisconsin. He has written for numerous publications, ranging from the Journal of Supreme Court History and the American Journal of International Law to the New Oxford Review and the Homiletic and Pastoral Review.
Ralph W. Aye, MD D’72
Former Chief of Surgery, Swedish Medical Center
Ralph Aye is an attending thoracic and esophageal surgeon and thoracic surgery fellowship director at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. There he has served, among many other positions, as Chief of Surgery from 2002 to 2005, as a clinical assistant professor in the University of Washington, Department of Surgery from 1987 to 2009, and as the president of the Seattle Surgical Society from 2007 to 2008. Dr. Aye publishes regularly in many medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association. Dr. Aye graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1972 with a modified biology major and received his MD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1977. Dr. Aye currently attends Pine Lake Covenant Church in Sammamish, Washington where he helps lead worship and has served as the prayer coordinator. Dr. Aye has also been involved in medical missions, traveling with his wife to Kenya several times and running a primary care clinic out of a suitcase.
Thomas A. Barnico D’77
Lecturer, Boston College Law School
Former Assistant Attorney General, Massachusetts
Mr. Barnico teaches at Boston College Law School. He has been Director of the Attorney General Clinical Program at BC Law since 1989. For the academic year 2010-2011, he was Visiting Professor of Law at BC, teaching Federal Courts and other courses. This year, he is teaching two co-curricular series on legal topics at Dartmouth’s Rockefeller Center. Mr. Barnico served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1981 to 2010. He represented the state and its officers in civil cases involving constitutional law, administrative law, and business regulation. He has argued cases in the US Supreme Court, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. Mr. Barnico received his AB cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1977. He received his JD cum laude from Boston College Law School in 1980.
J. Robert Beck, MD D’74
Chief Medical Officer, Fox Chase Cancer Center
Dr. J. Robert Beck is Senior Vice President, Chief Academic Officer and Chief Medical Officer at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. He also is the inaugural holder of the H.O. West & J.R. Wike Chair in Cancer Research at Fox Chase. He is a Dartmouth ’75, Johns Hopkins MD ‘78. Bob has held positions at Dartmouth Medical School, Oregon Health Sciences University, and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Beck’s research interests are in technology assessment, cost-effectiveness of cancer therapies, cancer health disparities, and medical administration. He has held grants from various federal and foundation sources. Bob is the author of 200 scholarly articles, and chairs the Healthcare Technology and Dissemination Sciences Review Panel for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Stephen Blackmer D’79
Green Friar / Kairos Earth
Stephen Blackmer is completing his third and final year at Yale Divinity School where he has been focusing on Christianity and Ecology while preparing for ordination in the Episcopal Church. Prior to returning to school, Steve worked for 25 years to conserve forests and strengthen rural communities in the Northern Forest of New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and New York – a region he got to know first through the Dartmouth College Grant. Steve is an Environmental Fellow with the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation, was a Bullard Fellow at Harvard University, and was awarded the National Conservation Partnership Award. He has a Master’s degree in Forestry from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Dartmouth College. Steve lives with his wife, Kelly Short, in Canterbury, New Hampshire and they have two children, Alex and Emily, D ’13.
Peter Blair D’12
Former Editor-in-Chief, Dartmouth Apologia
Peter Blair is a member of the class of 2012, and a double major in Classics and Government. Born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Peter enjoys all the opportunities for outdoor activities that Dartmouth offers. Peter is the former editor-in-chief of theDartmouth Apologia and member of the student board that helps run Aquinas House.
Ryan Bouton D’01
CCC Staff Team Leader, Dartmouth College
Ryan ’01 is married to Jenny ’02 and has four beautiful daughters and a new son. As a student at Dartmouth, Ryan learned the value both of strong faith and difficult questions. While majoring in Classics, he also studied religious and philosophical issues in and out of the classroom. Since graduating in 2001, Ryan has served on the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ at Brown University and Dartmouth, where he now leads the CCC staff team. He serves as an elder at Christ Redeemer Church and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Religion through Reformed Theological Seminary. Ryan’s interests include playing the guitar, singing, American history, physics, Gospel studies, the “Synoptic Problem,” biblical theology and biblical studies of all kinds. He has a great love for mythology and fantastic fiction, as well as evocative, folk-guitar-rock music and all that calls the transcendence of God and reality to mind.
Michael Claessens, MD D’85
Chairman, Department of Palliative Medicine, Marshfield Clinic
Dr. Claessens is a full time Palliative Medicine physician in Marshfield, WI, where he is also a husband, father and part-time home school teacher. He received his AB in Religion and Philosophy from Dartmouth in 1985. He received his M.D. from the University of Minnesota, returned to Dartmouth-Hitchcock for residency in internal medicine and fellowship in academic internal medicine, and then completed his fellowship in palliative medicine at the University of Ottawa. In 1999, he started the palliative care program at Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital, where he directs a hospital palliative care service and is hospice medical director. He has endeavored to carry out his vocation by serving at the bedside of the seriously ill and dying for the past 15 years.
Susan Conroy D’87
Author, Mother Teresa’s Lessons of Love
Susan Conroy journeyed alone to Calcutta, India between her junior and senior years at Dartmouth College after being inspired by Mother Teresa’s efforts there on behalf of the Poorest of the Poor. That very first summer-long experience of volunteering in the children’s orphanages and in the Home for the Dying led to an 11-year friendship with this “living saint” – and to the writing of Susan’s first book: “Mother Teresa’s Lessons of Love & Secrets of Sanctity.” Susan now tours the country giving talks and signing books. She has authored and translated 7 books in all, including two best-sellers, and hosts her own global television program called “Speaking of Saints,” which airs on EWTN.
Jonathan Crane D’71
Former Executive Vice President, MCI, Inc.
Jonathan Crane is a 39-year veteran of the communications and computing industry, specializing in turnaround efforts. He has led a series of technology companies, the most recent being IPsoft, as the Chief Commercial Officer following his role as Chairman of the Board and President of Savvis, Inc. Previously, he was the Chief Strategy Officer during the restoration of MCI from the infamous Worldcom scandal. Mr. Crane has also been the Chairman and CEO of Adero, Inc, a global Internet-based content distribution firm; Marcam Solutions, a software company focused on ERP management applications; Lightstream, a high speed networking technology company; and the COO of Geotek, an Israeli-backed wireless service. In the 1980s and early 1990s, Mr. Crane spent nine years leading MCI’s Multi-National account organization; he had previously fulfilled a similar role at ROLM Corporation. He began his management career in 1973 at Bell of Pennsylvania following two years of public school teaching. Mr. Crane graduated from Dartmouth College in 1971; his wife, Susan, was one of the first female attendees of Dartmouth. He resides in Hanover, NH.
Rev. Richard R. Crocker, PhD
Chaplain, Dartmouth College
Virginia Rice Kelsey ‘61s Dean of the William Jewett Tucker Foundation
Richard Crocker is Virginia Rice Kelsey ’61s Dean of the Tucker Foundation and College Chaplain. He is a native of Alabama, an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA), and a licensed pastoral psychotherapist. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Writing at the college.
Head of Community Affairs, Google, Inc.
Matt Dunne has focused his life’s work on bringing together the worlds of entrepreneurship, service and politics. Elected to the Vermont House at the age of 22, he served 7 years before joining the Clinton Administration as the Director of AmeriCorps*VISTA overseeing 6000 full-time people working in the fight against poverty. In 2002 he returned home to Vermont and was elected to two terms in the Vermont Senate. Outside of the legislature, he worked in high-tech marketing and before joining Google was the Associate Director of the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College, creating programs to support students who wish to pursue careers in the nonprofit and public sector. Now the Head of Community Affairs at Google, Matt supports the company’s local corporate social responsibility activities in the 25 communities where Google has an office or data center as well as helping guide larger corporate partnerships with the nonprofit and public sector. Matt lives on the small farm where he grew up in Hartland, VT with his wife Sarah Taylor and his sons Judson and Abraham and daughter Cora.
Gregg Fairbrothers D’76
Adjunct Professor, Tuck School of Business
Founding Director, Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network
Gregg Fairbrothers D’76 is the founding director of the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network at Dartmouth College, an adjunct professor of business administration at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, and the founding chairman of the Dartmouth Regional Technology Center, Inc., in Lebanon, NH. Prior to returning to Dartmouth in 1999, Gregg served in a variety of management and executive positions in the oil and gas industry over 22 years, managing and founding exploration and production companies on three continents. He completed a BA in Earth Sciences at Dartmouth in 1975, an MS from Rutgers University in Geology in 1977, and an MBA from the University of Tulsa in 1983.
Timothy Flanigan, MD D’79
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brown Medical School
Dr. Flanigan is the Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Rhode Island and The Miriam Hospitals and Brown Medical School. He came to Brown Medical School in 1991 to help establish a network of primary care for HIV infected individuals with a particular focus on women, substance abusers and individuals leaving prison. Dr. Flanigan developed the HIV Core Program at the State Prison to provide care for HIV infected individuals and link them to community based resources upon release. Dr. Flanigan is the PI on The Miriam/Brown AIDS Clinical Trials Unit to develop more effective therapies for the treatment of HIV. He was the recipient of a community health leadership award from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the development of outstanding primary care for underserved HIV infected individuals. In 2005, he received an honorary doctorate from Salve Regina University for his support of educational opportunities for children of incarcerated parents.
Catalina Gorla D’09
International Financial Markets
Catalina works for the Chief Economist of an asset manager with $65bn AUM. Prior to her work in portfolio management, Catalina completed a financial leadership rotation program in the insurance industry, interned at an investment bank, and worked as an administrative clerk at a law firm. Catalina graduated from Dartmouth in 2009 where she studied Art History and Italian Language and Literature. While at Dartmouth, Catalina had the opportunity to study abroad twice in Italy and also received a grant to research provincial Trajanic war monuments in Rome and Romania. After auditing Professor Fairbrothers’s Introduction to Entrepreneurship course in 2008, she became interested in building her own entrepreneurial skill set, which she has pursued by starting the DEN in Ohio, re-purposing the alumni club, and building a skip-level networking program called Our Books. She is active in her community as a volunteer for TEDx events, Pecha Kucha marketer, and programming for her church’s women’s fellowship.
Chris Goulard D’89
Pastor of Stewardship, Saddleback Church, California
In early 2004, Chris “retired” from a successful career in the financial services industry and joined the staff of Saddleback Church as the Pastor of Stewardship. In his role, Chris directs the ministries of Saddleback that focus on biblical financial stewardship, such as Estate Planning, Financial Coaching, Crown Financial Ministries, Financial Peace University, and all of the financial workshops and curriculum at Saddleback. Additionally, Chris was instrumental in managing Saddleback’s $47 million “Extending the Vision” building campaign, and is now leading the church’s food pantry and benevolence ministry. Chris and his wife, Jenifer have been married for 20 years and have two sons, ages 14 and 10. Chris grew up in Connecticut and lives in Coto de Caza, CA. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1989 with a BA in Economics, received his CFP designation in 1992, and completed seminary in 2006.
Hans Helmerich D’81
Chairman and CEO, Helmerich & Payne, Inc.
Hans Helmerich, 53, is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Helmerich & Payne, Inc. of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Helmerich & Payne, Inc., with over $5 billion in assets and over 8,500 employees, is primarily a contract drilling company and the leading U.S. provider in the high-performing, AC drive, land rigs. Helmerich is a board member of two additional NYSE companies, Atwood Oceanics, Inc. and Cimarex Energy Co., and a Trustee of Northwestern Mutual Life. He also serves on the board of Gilcrease Museum National Board, Indian Nations Council, Boy Scouts of America, Oklahoma Business Education Coalition, Tulsa Community Foundation and the Tulsa Metro Chamber. Helmerich graduated from Dartmouth College and completed Harvard Business School’s Program for Management Development. He is married to Lea, and they have five children.
Ingrid Gustavson Hill D’82
History Teacher, Boston Trinity Academy
Ingrid Gustavson Hill has been happily married to her husband Dave (D ’79), pastor of Abundant Grace Church of Boston, for over 30 years. Together they have raised six children. A homeschooling mother for 22 years, she now teaches Civics, History, and English at Boston Trinity Academy. She enjoys supervising the children’s ministry at her church and serving in her community through outreaches such as Vacation Bible School and Project Angel Tree. Her life goals include raising up her own children and many other youth to know the Lord Jesus Christ and make an impact for His kingdom in their generation. Though a strong conservative, she is a registered Democrat and loves a vigorous political discussion whether around the family dinner table, in the classroom, or at the State House.
Jeff Kemp D’81
Former NFL Quarterback
Founder and President, Stronger Families
For eleven seasons, Jeff Kemp was a National Football League quarterback with the Los Angeles Rams, San Francisco 49ers, the Seattle Seahawks and the Philadelphia Eagles. He delivered his best performances in 1984 when he quarterbacked the Rams and led them to the playoffs and in 1986, where he threw eleven touchdowns for the 49ers in six games. Jeff studied economics at Dartmouth and received an MBA with honors from Pepperdine University School of Business. Following his NFL career, Jeff founded Stronger Families, a leading non-profit organization in the emerging national marriage and healthy family movement. Jeff has published articles in The Seattle Times, USA Today magazine, American Enterprise magazine as well as several other publications. He has a daily radio feature, Family Matters, heard on over 60 stations, and is host of an internet relationship show, Stronger Families Live with Jeff Kemp. Jeff now makes his home in Redmond, Washington with his wife, Stacy, and their four children.
Robert W. Lobel, MD D’83
Urogynecology / Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Albany, NY
Dr. Lobel received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in computer science and his medical degree from Oral Roberts University. Following residency in Phoenix and fellowship in Chicago at Northwestern University Medical School, he moved to Albany to found the Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at Albany Medical College. He then launched his private practice ten years ago. Dr. Lobel is the recipient of both local and national awards for his research endeavors and has written many articles in medical journals and textbooks. Although he has witnessed his share of death and dying professionally, Dr. Lobel has come starkly face to face with the topic of this session on two occasions, first with the death of his second child to SIDS in 1985 and, most profoundly, with the death of his wife of almost 30 years to stomach cancer two years ago.
Sister Louise Marie, SsEW
Director, Casa Maria Retreat House
Born and raised in Manhattan, Sister Louise Marie attended Santa Catalina boarding school in California, run by the San Rafael Dominicans. After graduating from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, she worked with educational programs in Latin America and then taught with Marva Collins in the inner city in Chicago for one year, and subsequently in a Parochial school in New York City. She became interested in the religious life, and leaving the world behind (her grandmother worked in the world of fashion as editor of Harpers Bazaar for many years), she joined the Sister Servants of the Eternal Word in Birmingham, Alabama, a recently founded community working in catechetics and retreats. At present she is the director of the Casa Maria Retreat House, and has supplemented her catechetical background with courses from the Catholic Distance University, which is affiliated with the sacred Congregation for the Clergy in Rome.
Roy S. McCandless D’84
Attorney, Concord, NH
Roy received his AB from Dartmouth College in 1984, and his JD from Harvard Law School in 1988. Roy and his wife Sue have been married for 24 years and have four children, Caleb, Amos, Abby, and Lily. Roy is a civil trial attorney handling an array of disputes (personal injury, civil rights, employment, real estate, intellectual property, contract, wills, and business) as well as advising churches, youth camps, and other non-profit organizations. For 23 of his 24 of practice Roy worked at large to mid-sized firms in Maine and New Hampshire, and this past year opened up his own solo practice in Concord, New Hampshire.
Craig Morton D’89
Pastor, Wellspring Worship Center, West Lebanon, NH
Craig Morton was raised in Michigan and became a Christian in high school, while attending a local Salvation Army church. Craig attended graduated from Dartmouth 1989, majoring in Religion. At Dartmouth, Craig was active in the Dartmouth Area Christian Fellowship as well as Campus Crusade for Christ. After graduation, he spent several years in information systems management at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center before becoming a full-time pastor. Since 2008 he has served as the pastor of Wellspring Worship Center and he is currently completing his Masters of Divinity degree at Regent University. Craig married Karen Redding ‘88 just after graduating Dartmouth. They have four children and reside in Lebanon, NH. Craig’s passion is to pastor a vibrant community of people who love God and want to grow in their spiritual life. Having a healthy balance of the Word of God and the Spirit of God is an ongoing goal at Wellspring.
Rev. Robert V. Mucci D’79
Vice-Chancellor, Diocese of Brooklyn
Father Bob Mucci is a native of Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from Dartmouth in 1979 with a degree in Mathematics. He was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity and Dragon Senior Society and student manager of the varsity baseball team. He enjoyed a twenty-five year career as an actuary with AIG and Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, where he was an Executive Vice-President and Chief Actuary and a member of that company’s Board of Directors. In 2004, he left that career and entered a program of priestly formation for the Diocese of Brooklyn. After a year of studies at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Douglaston, New York he was assigned to the Pontifical North American College in Rome. He earned a baccalaureate degree in Sacred Theology (STB) in 2008 and a licenciate in Canon Law (JCL) in 2011. In 2009, he was ordained as a priest. After his studies, Father Mucci returned to the Diocese of Brooklyn where he is currently a parochial vicar at St. Mary, Mother of Jesus parish in Brooklyn as well as a Vice-Chancellor for the Diocese and a Judge on its Tribunal.
Albert G. Mulley, Jr., MD MPP D’70
Director, Dartmouth Center for Healthcare Delivery Science
Dr. Al Mulley is the director of the Dartmouth Center for Healthcare Delivery Science. Before assuming that position in November 2010, he was the founding Chief of the General Medicine Division and Director of the Medical Practices Evaluation Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Health Policy at Harvard Medical School. He was awarded a doctorate in medicine and a master’s in public policy from Harvard before training in internal medicine at Mass General. Dr. Mulley’s research has focused on the use of decision theory and outcomes to distinguish between warranted and unwarranted variations in clinical practice. He was a founding director of the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision-Making and continues to serve as senior clinical advisor. He has also served on multiple committees of the Institute of Medicine, of professional societies and as a consultant and visiting professor to government agencies, healthcare organizations, and academic medical centers in North America, Europe and Asia. Dr. Mulley is a former Dartmouth Trustee and chaired the search committee that elected President Kim.
John Copeland Nagle
John N. Matthews Professor, The Law School, University of Notre Dame
John Copeland Nagle is the John N. Mathews Chair at the Notre Dame Law School, where he teaches a variety of environmental law courses, as well as legislation and property law. His book “Law’s Environment: How the Law Affects the Environment,” was published by the Yale University Press in 2010. He is currently working on a book about the relationship between Christian teaching and environmental law. Professor Nagle has received two Fulbright awards: first to serve as a Distinguished Lecturer at the Tsinghua University School of Law in Beijing during 2002, and then to serve as a distinguished scholar with the faculty of law of the University of Hong Kong during the spring of 2008. He is a graduate of Indiana University and the University of Michigan Law School. He helps organize the annual meeting of the Law Professors’ Christian Fellowship and has served as an elder in the South Bend Christian Reformed Church.
C. William Pollock D’72
Founder and Chairman, NIP, Inc.
Bill Pollock founded NIP, Inc. in 2004, a leading independent risk management and financial solutions organization. Mr. Pollock has more than 30 years experience as Chairman and CEO of various companies he has formed or acquired. During Mr. Pollock’s career, he has practiced law, been general counsel of a large company and has formed, consolidated, acquired and sold several businesses. As Chairman and CEO of all his corporate formations, one of his largest and most successful was Hanover Energy which included the acquisition of United Gas Pipeline, a large interstate gas pipeline which had 1,700 employees and $1.5 billion of assets. Mr. Pollock graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa earning a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and received a juris doctorate from the University of Virginia. He also played quarterback on three consecutive Ivy League Championship football teams.
Lawrence M. Principe, PhD
Drew Professor of the Humanities, Johns Hopkins University
Lawrence M. Principe is the Drew Professor of the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University in the Department of the History of Science and Technology and the Department of Chemistry. His research focuses on the early modern period (1450-1750), especially in regard to chemistry and alchemy, and the interaction of science and religion. His recent publications include The Scientific Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2011) and The Secrets of Alchemy (Chicago, 2012), both written for a wide audience. In 2005 he produced the DVD course “Science and Religion” for The Teaching Company. He is also the inaugural recipient of the Francis Bacon Medal for significant contributions to the history of science.
Caitlin Reiner, MPH D’06
Global PMTCT Program Manager, Clinton Health Access Initiative
Caitlin Reiner is the Global Program Manager for the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV with the Clinton Health Access Initiative. Prior to this, she worked as the Kenya Program Manager at the Lwala Community Alliance (LCA). Caitlin is a founding board member of the LCA and also sits on the board of the Blood:Water Mission. Caitlin received a master’s degree in public health from Columbia University and a BA in history and education from Dartmouth. She has worked with a number of global health organizations including the International Family AIDS Program and the Millennium Villages Project and is the recipient of the 2010 Award for Excellence in Global Health from Columbia University. She is based in New York City, but spends about 30% of the year in the developing world.
Joyce A. Sackey, MD D’85 DMS ‘89
Founder, Foundation for African Relief
Dean for Multicultural Affairs and Global Health, Tufts University School of Medicine
Joyce A. Sackey, MD is Dean for Multicultural Affairs and Global Health and Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Prior to joining TUSM, she was Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and an Attending Physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Sackey has dedicated her time, skills and talent to addressing health care disparities, both locally as well as globally. A leader in global health education, Dr. Sackey has led a number of faculty development and training workshops for physicians and other health professionals. She is co-founder of the Foundation for African Relief (FAR), a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization. The program has made significant contributions to the fight against HIV/AIDS through the education and training African physicians in the forefront of providing clinical care to people living with HIV/AIDS. FAR has also helped to expand access to care and early detection of HIV through its Mobile Clinic Initiative in Ghana.
Erika Santos T’12
MBA Candidate, Tuck School of Business
Erika Santos is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Born in Brazil, Erika spent some of her youth in China with her family before moving to the United States. She received a B.A. in Economics and Journalism from New York University, where she was actively involved with the NYU Gospel Choir, and the Christian Inter-Fellowship Council, among other organizations. Erika worked as a consultant at Accenture for two years and later joined McKinsey in a digital strategy role. Her and her husband’s passion lies in the restoration of street children in Brazil, which she hopes to pursue through business partnerships after she graduates from Tuck.
Andrew Schuman D’10
Founding Editor-in-Chief, Dartmouth Apologia
Founding Director, Wheelock Conference
Andrew Schuman graduated from Dartmouth College in 2010 with a double major in Engineering Sciences and Philosophy. He is the founding editor-in-chief of the Dartmouth Apologia, and serves as a founding director of the Eleazar Wheelock Society. He now directs the Waterman Institute, an independent initiative for faith and learning in the Dartmouth community, and is a pastoral intern at Christ Redeemer Church in Hanover. He is also a co-founder of the Augustine Collective, a national network of Christian journals on college campuses.
The Hon. Gregory W. Slayton D’81
Author, diplomat, professor, businessman, and philanthropist
In 2005, President Bush appointed Slayton as US Chief of Mission to Bermuda, a position he held until 2009. Slayton is the lead US Director for BioMass Capital. He has served on the Board of Advisors of Google, Salesforce.com and other high tech leaders. He is a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Leadership at UIBE Business School in Beijing. He also teaches on occasion at Dartmouth College, the Harvard Business School and Stanford’s GSB. Slayton is an angel investor via his privately held investment company Slayton Capital. Slayton and his wife, Marina, founded the Slayton Family Foundation in 1999. They also jointly co-authored and edited the Bermuda bestseller Four Centuries of Friendship: US/Bermuda Relations 1609 – 2009. His next book, Be A Better Dad Today! will be published this year.
Emily Esfahani Smith D’09
Associate Editor, The New Criterion
Emily Esfahani Smith is managing editor of the Hoover Institution journal, Defining Ideas and Associate Editor at The New Criterion. A recent Dartmouth College graduate, she was editor of the conservative college newspaper, The Dartmouth Review. She is author of the forthcoming book, Pop-Feminism at Dartmouth: The Downside of Hooking Up (Smith & Kraus Publishers, Fall 2012). Her writings have also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The American Spectator Online, and National Review Online.
Kevin H. Smith
Candidate for NH Governor, 2012
Kevin H. Smith is the President of Smith Enterprises, a public affairs consulting firm. He is also currently a Republican candidate for governor in New Hampshire. Kevin has served as a legislator in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, and as a staff member for former US Senator, Bob Smith and former NH Governor Craig Benson. In 2007, Kevin was appointed Deputy Director of NH’s Juvenile Justice Department where he started the State’s first Office of Faith-based and Community Services. Kevin was also the Executive Director of Cornerstone-Action, a center-right non-partisan advocacy organization from 2009-2011. In 2010, he was named by Business NH Magazine as one of the 10 Most Influential People in NH. Kevin currently serves on the State Advisory Committee to the US Commission on Civil Rights. He and his wife Suzy reside in Litchfield with their three children, Colby, Lindsay and Tommy.
George Thorman D’11
Environmental Studies Program, Dartmouth College
A native of Lincoln, Nebraska, and a recent graduate of Dartmouth, George works as a research assistant for the college’s Environmental Studies Program. His position includes aquaculture research at the Dartmouth Organic Farm as well as participation in the college’s Sustainability Strategic Planning Initiative. George studied Geography and Studio Art as an undergraduate and hopes to continue pursuing a creative intersection of his environmental concerns and design.
Kadita “A.T.” Tshibaka D’70, T’71
Former CEO, Opportunity International
Kadita “A.T.” Tshibaka is originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He came to Dartmouth in the mid-sixties through the help of a timely scholarship and the hard work of his family. He received a BA in economics and later an MBA from Tuck. A.T. worked for Citibank for 33 years, eventually becoming the Head of Corporate Credit Risk for Emerging Markets at Citigroup, a role in which he oversaw operations in 77 countries. In 2009, he used his international banking success and expertise to serve as interim President and CEO of Opportunity International, a Christian non-profit microfinance organization motivated by Jesus Christ’s call to serve the poor. In addition to serving on a number of Opportunity International Boards and Committees, A.T. sits on the Boards of KazInvestBank and Citibank in Kazakhstan, Citibank in the D.R. Congo, and The William Jewett Tucker Foundation and The Eleazar Wheelock Society at Dartmouth. A.T. is married to Priscilla and is a father of two and grandfather of three.
Louis Tucker D’95
CEO, Mission Sync LLC
Navy SEAL Commander, Reserves
Louis Tucker is the CEO of Mission Sync, a national security consulting firm. He is also on George Washington University’s Counterterrorism Task Force and advises intelligence/defense principals. Previously, he has served as a chief of staff and a staff director in the United States Senate, where, on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, he led a team of legal, policy and intelligence professionals overseeing the $80B+ operations of the Intelligence Community. Louis is a Navy Reserve Sea, Air, Land (SEAL) Commander who last mobilized on active duty from June-December 2009 to serve under General Stanley McChrystal; he also served several years as a Central Intelligence Agency officer. Louis graduated from Dartmouth College in 1995 with a BA in History and earned a Master’s of Science in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University in 2006. Louis lives in McLean, Virginia, with his wife Jane-Anne and their three sons.