Alumni worldwide electing representative to Yale Board of Trustees

Yale alumni around the globe will cast their ballots in the coming weeks to elect a new alumni fellow to serve on the Yale Board of Trustees, also known as the Yale Corporation.

This year’s nominees are Roger Lee ’94 B.A. and Kate Walsh ’77 B.A., ’79 M.P.H. Lee is a general partner of Battery Ventures, a venture capital firm specializing in the development of innovative technology companies worldwide (read bio). Walsh is president and chief executive officer of Boston Medical Center (BMC), a private, not-for-profit academic medical center that anchors the BMC Health System (read bio).

The Office of the Secretary conducts the annual election, which began on April 7 and will conclude on the eve of University Commencement, on Sunday, May 21. Votes must be cast on an official ballot. Election materials and the official ballot have been sent electronically to all eligible alumni for whom the university has an email address; those who do not have an email address and those who have requested hard copies of voting materials will receive a paper ballot. Anyone who has difficulty or questions about voting may contact Election Services Corporation by e-mail at or by phone at 866-720-HELP (4357) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT. For more information about the election process, visit