New Alumni Board Members Announced
October 30, 2007
Thanks to the participation of thousands of alumni, the William and Mary Alumni Association is proud to announce the election results for its Board of Directors. Members of the Board of Directors must be active alumni, having donated to one of the recognized funds of the Alumni Association or the College. Each new member serves one four-year term; the incumbent will serve a three-year term. The Board of Directors is responsible for developing policy and steering the course of the Alumni Association. Congratulations to the newest board members and best of luck!
Mashea Ashton '96, M.A.Ed. '97 is the executive director for the New York Program and senior advisor for Charter School Policy for New Leaders for New Schools. She lives in New York City with her husband Kendrick F. Ashton Jr. '98.
Clayton M. Clemens '80 has taught at William and Mary since 1985, currently serving as Chancellor Professor of Government. He received his Ph.D. from Tufts University in Massachusetts; his specialties are German politics and foreign policy. He lives in Williamsburg.
James B. Comey Jr. '82 has been general counsel at Lockheed Martin since 2005, when he left his post as Deputy Attorney General at the U.S. Justice Department. He is former U.S. Attorney for New York's Southern District. He lives in McLean, Va., with his wife Patrice Laree Failor Comey '82 and their five children, including Maurene Comey '10.
Dorothy "Dottie" Nowland Gabig '61, an incumbent, has served on the Board of Directors since 2005. A native of Arlington, Va., Dottie served six years on the Friends of the Library Board. She lives in Williamsburg with her husband Jack, an honorary alumnus. She has two daughters, including Laurianne Gabig Dragelin '89, M.A.Ed. '91.
Maria Elena Monteverde-Jackson '93 currently serves on the Fund for William and Mary board of directors and the National Campaign Committee. She received the Young Alumni Service Award in 2005. She lives in Arlington, Va., with her husband Jonathan and their two sons.