Thayer School's Board of Overseers is comprised of alumni and friends of the School, including the President of Dartmouth, the Provost of Dartmouth, a Trustee of Dartmouth, and the Dean of Thayer School, ex officio; and up to 22 other members.
Terrance G. McGuire Th'82, Chair
Co-founder and Managing General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
John W. Ballard II D'55 Th/Tu'56
President/CEO, Radio Propagation Services, Inc. (RPSI)
Brent R. Bilger D'80 Th'81
Vice President of Solutions Architecture, Vidder
Richard W. Couch, Jr. D'64 Th'65
Chief Executive Officer, Hypertherm, Inc.
Michael V. DeFelice D'83
Peter M. Fahey D'68 Th'69
Partner (Retired), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
C. Christopher "Cris" Gaut D'78
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Forum Energy Technologies, Inc.
Clinton P. Harris D'69 Th'70
Founder and Managing Partner, Grove Street Advisors, LLC
William F. Holekamp D'70 P'12
President, Holekamp Capital
Christopher K. Hu D'69 Th'70
Partner, Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Elizabeth ‘Liz’ C. Lempres D’83 Th’84
Director, McKinsey & Company
Randall Lunn D'73 Th/Tu'75
Managing Director, Catalina Ventures
Barry L. MacLean D'60 Th'61
President/CEO, MacLean-Fogg Co.
Christopher F. "Chris" McConnell D'75
President, Adondo Corporation
Charles E. Nearburg D'72 Th'74
President/Owner, Nearburg Producing Company
Michael J. Ross D'71
General Partner, SV Life Sciences
Scott D. Sandell D'86
General Partner, New Enterprise Associates
Edward P. Stritter D'68
President, Stritter Consulting
S. David Wu
Dean and Iacocca Professor, P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, Lehigh University
Michel Zaleski D'68 Th'69
Chairman and President, The Dream Project
Ex officio Members
President, Dartmouth College
Joseph J. Helble
Dean, Thayer School of Engineering
John B. Replogle D'88
Chief Executive Officer and President, Seventh Generation
Vice Provost, Dartmouth College
Marian Miner Cook W'29
Founder and Chair, John Brown Cook Foundation
Ralph E. Crump
President (Retired), Crump Industries
John H. "Jake" Krehbiel, Jr.
Co-chairman, Molex, Inc.
Brian J. Thompson
Provost Emeritus and Distinguished University Professor (Retired), University of Rochester
Terms of Office
Members of the Board of Overseers are nominated by the Dean and Board to serve three-year terms, with the exception of the ex-officio members. Elections are by majority vote of the Board of Overseers, with subsequent approval by the Trustees and formal appointment by the President of the College.