Dear degree candidate,

Thank you to the hundreds of you who took the time to learn about (and vote for) the candidates for President and Vice-President of the Harvard Extension Student Association. Congratulations to all the candidates on running positive and professional campaigns.

The election for these roles has now closed. Please join me in congratulating:

President: Jasmin Frankel (ALM in International Relations)

Jasmin Frankel

Vice-President: Colin Rudd (ALB)

Colin Rudd

Their term officially begins on June 1, 2017 (in the meantime, the current board continues to be very active!). You can read more about Jasmin and Colin’s plans and goals for the year ahead by following the links on their names.

In accepting the position, Jasmin Frankel wrote:

“I am so honored and grateful to be serving my scholarly peers at Harvard Extension School. I thank everyone who helped me campaign and most importantly I thank all those who voted! Now begins the real work and I am really excited to get started. During my tenure as Vice-President, and throughout this campaign, I have heard many wonderful ideas; with the help of the board, I will work to bring many of these ideas to life. With your help, we can make the the Extension School experience an unforgettable one for ourselves and for our fellow scholars to come.”

Colin Rudd wrote:

“It is an honor and a privilege to have been elected Vice-President of HESA 2017-18, and I am looking forward to the opportunity to work with the President and the board in the upcoming year.”

It is not too late to nominate yourself for a Director position, for the term running from June 1, 2017 – May 31, 2018. Learn about the positions from the HESA constitution and webinars with the current board. Nominations are due by Thursday, Apr. 20, at 12:00 noon (EDT).

Best wishes,
Ian Jackson

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