The Alumni Council is the governing body of the Tufts University Alumni Association. We have approximately 250 members representing all schools of the university. The Council also includes about 80 Emeritus or retired members. 

2020 Alumni Election Results


(5-year term from November 2020 to November 2025)

  • Doug Harris, A81 of Charlotte, NC
  • Diana Lopez, J78 of New York, NY (partial term ends in 2024)



(5-year term: July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025)

From the School of Arts &Sciences, and School of Engineering

  • Anna (Pizzo) Abate, E88 of Wellesley, MA
  • Bryan Bachner, A84 of Beijing, China
  • Patrick D. Cassidy, E12 of Boston, MA
  • Kenneth Giunta, A78, F82 of North Potomac, MD
  • Justin J. Pequeno, A12 of Hilo, HI
  • Karen (Wolozin) Starr, J74, J01P, A05P of Wayland, MA
  • Sarah L. Tralins, A14 of Washington, DC

From the School of Medicine

  • Derrick D. Young, Jr., MG17 of Boston, MA

From the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

  • Katherine Holmes, V13 of Waltham, MA

Transitional members

  • Michael Brunelli, A20 of Lincoln, MA
  • Shannon Lee, A20 of Queens, NY
  • Siobhan Shamlian, A20 of Wolfeboro, NH
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TUAA Presidents

Term Name
2020-2022 Jennifer Covell, J86
2018-2020 Steve Wermiel, A72, A10P
2016-2018 David B. Meyers, A96
2014-2016 Kate Kaplan, AG95, A20P, A22P
2012-2014 Brian McCarthy, A75, A07P
2010-2012 Barbara Clarke, J88
2008-2010 Mark Alpert, A70, A96P, A06P, A06P
2006-2008 Alison "Sunny" Breed, J66, AG72
2004-2006 Ann Palmieri, J78
2002-2004 Alan MacDougall, A65
2000-2002 William R. O'Reilly, Jr., A77, A13P
1998-2000 Elliott A. Lerman, E85, E94P
1996-1998 Donald W. Northrup, A63, J88P