Harvard University Institute of Politics Announces Board Changes
Dec 12 13
Harvard University's Institute of Politics announced the appointment of Ken Duberstein, former Chief of Staff to President Ronald Reagan as Chairman-and five experienced political practitioners as new members-of the Institute's Senior Advisory Committee. The committee is responsible for guiding and advising Institute staff toward fulfillment of the company's mission of inspiring young people to careers in politics and public service. Duberstein succeeds former Committee Chairwoman Caroline Kennedy, with whom he worked closely and now the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, who will serve as the Committee's Honorary Chair. New members joining the committee include: Manny Diaz, Mayor, Miami, FL (2001-09) and former President, U.S. Conference of Mayors; Ron Fournier, National Correspondent and Editorial Director, National Journal; Joseph P. Kennedy III, U.S. Representative (MA-4(th), D); Susan Molinari, former U.S. Representative (NY-13(th)/14(th), R; 1990-97); and Olympia Snowe, former U.S. Senator (1995-2013). Manny Diazcurrently serves as a senior partner at Lydecker Diaz in Miami, Florida. Ron Fournier is the National Correspondent and Editorial Director of National Journal. Prior to joining National Journal, he worked at the Associated Press (AP) for 20 years, most recently as Washington Bureau Chief. Susan Molinari, Vice President of Public Policy and Government Affairs for Google, leads the company's policy and government relations work in North and South America.