The Alumni Council is the governing body of the Tufts University Alumni Association. There are approximately 180 members representing all schools of the university. The Council also includes about 70 Emeritus or retired members. 

2021 Alumni Election Results


(5-year term from November 2021 to November 2026)

  • Janis Moriarty, D94 of Winchester, MA
  • Kalahn Taylor-Clark, J99, MG01 of Washington, DC (second term)



(5-year term: July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2026)

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

  • Eve Abraha, A21 of Memphis, TN
  • Jennica Allen, A11 of Boston, MA
  • Lisa Brauner, J89 of New York, NY
  • Dahiana Duarte-Pena, A15 of Leominster, MA
  • Arielle Fakhraee, E10 of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Kathryn Gibb, A16 of Oakland, CA
  • Alex Lein, A21 of Cresskill, NJ
  • Matthew Marber, A16, EG17 of Cambridge, MA
  • Hamid Salamipour, A92, M97 of Cambridge, MA

From the School of Dental Medicine

  • Thomas Bjornson, D02, DG03 of Carlisle, MA

From The Fletcher School

  • Hiroki Tanaka, F20 of Washington, DC

From the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Graduate Program in Engineering

  • Jessica Pesce, AG08 of Arlington, MA
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TUAA Presidents

Term Name
FY 2023-2024 Victoria Garth, J81
FY 2021-2022 Jennifer Covell, J86
FY 2019-2020 Steve Wermiel, A72, A10P
FY 2017-2018 David B. Meyers, A96
FY 2015-2016 Kate Kaplan, AG95, A20P, A22P
FY 2013-2014 Brian McCarthy, A75, A07P
FY 2011-2012 Barbara Clarke, J88
FY 2009-2010 Mark Alpert, A70, A96P, A06P, A06P
FY 2007-2008 Alison "Sunny" Breed, J66, AG72
FY 2005-2006 Ann Palmieri, J78
FY 2003-2004 Alan MacDougall, A65
FY 2001-2002 William R. O'Reilly, Jr., A77, A13P
FY 1999-2000 Elliott A. Lerman, E85, E94P
FY 1997-1998 Donald W. Northrup, A63, J88P