NAAAD Supports John and Mort

NAAAD urges you to vote in the Dartmouth Trustee and Association of Alumni Executive Committee elections, from March 10-April 7, 2010.

The Native American Alumni Association of Dartmouth (NAAAD) will endorse Morton Kondrake '60 and John Replogle '88 for the Board of Trustees.

Kondrake and Replogle have been fully vetted by the Alumni Council over a two-year process. For more information on this process, click here.

Morton Kondrake, Class of '60, has been a national journalist for over 40 years, and an executive editor and columist at Roll Call. He was an editor at The New Republic, Washington bureau chief of Newsweek and a Wall Street Journal columnist. Mort frequently appeared on Meet the Press and NPR. He is on the boards of the Michael J. Fox Foundation and Parkinson's Foundation, and Communities in Schools for the Nation's Capital. He brings a firm commitment to Dartmouth's diverse and globally-minded population, and supports President Kim's vision for the College. For more information on Mort and his commitment to Dartmouth, see his website:

John Replogle, Class of '88, is the CEO of Burt's Bees. Under Replogle's leadership, Burt's Bees has expanded globally while also becoming a recognized leader in sustainable business practices. Previously, John served as the general manager of Unilever skin care and as president of Guiness Brewing in the U.S. and Great Britain. He started his career with The Boston Consulting Group and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. In addition to his extensive humanitarian work, including Terracycle and Habitat for Humanity, John has actively supported Dartmouth in the last 25 years. In addition to bringing his real world business experience as a Trustee, John has pledged to support the vision of President Kim, extend global education and shrink Dartmouth's environmental footprint. For more information on John and his commitment to the Dartmouth, see John's website:

Morton Kondrake is unopposed. John Replogle will run against Joe Asch, '79. A questionnaire was submitted to the candidates by the Alumni Council and the Affiliated Groups (NAAAD, Dartmouth Association of Latino Alumni, Black Alumni of Dartmouth, Dartmouth Asian Pacific American Alumni Association and Dartmouth Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Alumni/ae Asociation). The candidate responses are available for your viewing here.

The official election website is:

Please take the time to vote today. Voting ends April 7, 2010.

NAAAD Executive Board,

Anna Tsouhlarakis, '99, President
Elizabeth Sumida Huaman, '98, Vice-President
Catherine McCarthy Hutasuhut, '99, Treasurer
Carmen Lopez, '97, Secretary
Rachel Froman-Bettencourt, '82, Newsletter Chair
Melissa Candelaria, '97, Website Chair
Drew Ryce, '74, Board Member
Hans Klose, '93, Board Member
Debbie Atuk, Tu'04, Board Member and Alumni Council Representative
Hilary Abe, '08, Alumni Council Representative
Mabelle Hueston, '84, Liaison to NAVC
Julianne, Begay, '10, Liaison to NAD