DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Famiglietti is a hydrologist, a professor, and Executive Director of the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan, where he holds the Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing. Before moving to Saskatchewan, Famiglietti served for four years as Senior Water Scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. Prior to this, he was on the faculties of the University of California, Irvine and the University of Texas at Austin.

Famiglietti was born and raised in Rhode Island in the 1960’s and ‘70’s, where his love of the outdoors, combined with...

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James S. Famiglietti, PhD, A82, E16P

DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Arthur House became Chief Cybersecurity Risk Officer for the State of Connecticut in October 2016 after four years as Chairman of Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. His work includes cybersecurity strategy and action plans in the Black Sea and Balkan regions.
  
House has a background in national security, having served as Director of Communications in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. As a White House Fellow, he was Special Projects Officer at the National Security Council. He worked in Asia and Africa as an economist and loan officer for the World Bank and...

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Arthur H. House, PhD, A64, F65, F66, F70, A15P, F20P

DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

A thoughtful leader and an advocate for the world’s most vulnerable, Roy has worked tirelessly to build a foundation that is collaborative and known for its lasting impact.

Today, with US $30 billion in assets, the Mastercard Foundation is one of the largest private foundations in the world. Its vision is a world where all people have the opportunity to learn and prosper. Under Roy's leadership, the Foundation has focused its work in Africa to advance education and financial inclusion across the continent. Its programs have improved the lives of more than 38 million people...

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Dr. Reeta Roy, F89

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Hugh Roome is the President of Consumer and Professional Publishing at Scholastic, Inc. Dr. Roome was elected to the Tufts Board of Trustees in 2009, where he Chairs the Audit Committee. He and his wife, Katherine, J74 established the Roome Fund for scholarships at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in population studies and arms control and the Roome International Fund at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. from Tufts and a M.A.L.D. and a Ph.D. from The Fletcher School, 1980. 

At Scholastic, Roome publishes thirty magazines reaching 25 million...

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Hugh R. Roome III, PhD, A74, F77, AG74, F80, F80, A11P, F15P, A18P

YOUNG ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Emily Frank, MD FAAP is a practicing pediatrician, community college professor, and public school teacher in Oakland, California.

Emily grew up in Brunswick, Maine and attended Dartmouth College where she majored in biology and minored in psychology. There, she developed a passion for science and health education through the college's Education Department. Follow graduation, she joined Teach for America and taught 7th grade science in Vallejo, California.

In 2011, Emily matriculated at the Tufts University School of Medicine in the Mainetrack program. During her 3rd year longitudinal clerkship in Farmington, Maine, she confirmed her love of pediatrics and returned to...

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Emily W. Frank, MD, M15

YOUNG ALUMNI SERVICE AWARD

Named one of 15 Faith Leaders to Watch by the Center for American Progress, Rev. Jennifer Bailey is an ordained minister, public theologian, and emerging national leader in multi-faith movement for justice. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the Faith Matters Network, a Womanist-led organization equipping community organizers, faith leaders, and activists with resources for connection, spiritual sustainability, and accompaniment. Reverend Bailey comes to this work with nearly a decade of experience at nonprofits combating intergenerational poverty. Rev. Bailey is an ordained itinerant elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and serves locally on the staff of...

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Rev. Jennifer C. Bailey, A09

ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

Glynn is the Chief Executive Officer of the Harvard Allston Land Company, overseeing Harvard University’s non-institutional development of its Enterprise Research Campus in Allston. He reports to a Board chaired by Nitin Nohria, the Dean of the Harvard Business School.

Previously, Glynn was Chief Executive Officer of the Massachusetts Port Authority from 2012 to 2018. In this role, he oversaw the 1,300-person agency with an $800 million budget that owns and operates Boston Logan International Airport; the public container and cruise terminals in the Port of Boston; Hanscom Field; Worcester Regional Airport; and real estate holdings in South Boston, East...

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Thomas P. Glynn III, PhD, A68

CAREER SERVICES AWARD

Robert Treiber has been president of Boston Engineering since co-founding the company in 1995. His leadership and visionary thinking propels new technologies forward and ensures that a systems approach to engineering underlies all projects.

His expertise in embedded controls and product development provides an emphasis on precision and quality control throughout the company. Within his impressive career, Bob has designed, developed, and managed successful projects in circuit design, custom robotics, and electromechanical machinery.

Bob’s previous experience includes leadership roles at Herbst LaZar Bell, MPM Corporation, Foster-Miller, Inc., and Raytheon Company. Bob holds bachelor and master degrees in electrical engineering from...

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Robert Treiber II, E86, EG90, E18P, E20P, EG19P