Kirsten E. Gillibrand '88
U.S. Senator (D-NY)
|Kirsten E. Gillibrand '88 (Photo by Joseph Mehling '69)|
In a Jan. 23 statement, President Obama said, "Governor Paterson made a wonderful choice in appointing Kirsten Gillibrand to fill Secretary Clinton's seat in the United States Senate. During her career, Kirsten has been a strong voice for transparency and reform in government and shares the belief that government should be open, accessible and work for all of our citizens."
Gillibrand graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth with a degree in Asian studies. She received a law degree from UCLA in 1991.
Jodi Archambault Gillette '91
Deputy Associate Director, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
|Jodi Archambault Gillette '91 (Photo courtesy United Tribes Technical College)|
During the presidential campaign, Gillette served as the North Dakota first American vote director. She is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. At Dartmouth, Gillette majored in government and Native American studies. She holds an M.P.A. from the University of Minnesota.
Joseph J. Boswell '06
Executive Assistant, Office of the First Lady
|Joseph J. Boswell '06 (Photo courtesy Joseph Boswell '06)|
Boswell joined the Obama campaign in 2007, as a field organizer for the Iowa caucus. He was later named a regional director for the Pennsylvania primary and eventually became a regional field director in Ohio. At Dartmouth, Boswell majored in government.
Stephen W. Bosworth ’61
Special Representative for North Korea Policy
|Stephen W. Bosworth ’61 (Photo courtesy Tufts University)|
Bosworth is the dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He was the ambassador to South Korea from 1997–2000 and was the State Department’s director of policy planning as well as ambassador to the Philippines from 1984–1987. At Dartmouth, he majored in international relations.
Timothy F. Geithner '83
Secretary of the Treasury
|Timothy F. Geithner '83 (Photo: Getty Images)|
Geithner majored in government and Asian studies at Dartmouth, and pursued a master's degree in international economics and East Asian studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He received a Nelson Rockefeller Public Service Award from Dartmouth's Rockefeller Center in 2006.
Neal K. Katyal '91
Principal Deputy Solicitor General
|Neal K. Katyal '91 (Photo by David Deal)|
Katyal majored in government modified with Asian studies at Dartmouth. He earned his J.D. from Yale Law School.
William J. Lynn III '76
Deputy Secretary of Defense
|William J. Lynn III '76 (Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Defense)|
Lynn majored in history at Dartmouth.
Todd D. Stern '73
Special Envoy for Climate Change
|Todd D. Stern '73 (Photo courtesy Todd Stern '73)|
A staff secretary to President Bill Clinton, Stern also served that administration as a senior climate negotiator, representing the United States at the United Nations climate conferences in Kyoto and Buenos Aires. Stern is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a partner and vice chair of the Public Policy and Strategy Group at the law firm WilmerHale.
Stern majored in English at Dartmouth. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
By ELIZABETH KELSEY and KELLY SEAMAN
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