New Alumnae Association Board Members

Georgia Murphy Johnson ’75

Brookline, Mass. / President-Elect, 2014–15, President, 2015–18

  • Partner, Johnson & Lawrence, management consulting; M.B.A., University of Chicago
  • Former WCAA board member, active with Wellesley College Alumnae of Boston (former copresident and treasurer), class and College fund-raising volunteer, Alumnae Achievement Award committee
  • Nonprofit board member: Brookline Community Mental Health Center, Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation, and 21st Century Fund at Brookline High School

Luisa Bonillas ’94

Chandler, Ariz. / Director, 2015–17

  • Interim parish administrator for St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Chandler, Ariz., contract worker for Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, and volunteer secretary for the diocese’s Commission on Ministry
  • Ph.D. from Arizona State University, dissertation on the history of women of color at Wellesley, 1966–2001
  • Alumnae admissions representative for Wellesley; also volunteers time to assist first-generation and low-income students in applying to college

Helen Hsu ’93
Seattle / Director, 2015–17

  • Corporate operations manager at Seattle’s Healionics Corporation, which develops implantable medical devices; M.A. in education, Claremont Graduate University
  • Active with Washington State Wellesley Club as president and treasurer, class reunion volunteer
  • Longtime volunteer for Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, San Dimas, Calif.

Maneesha Patil ’78

Sugar Land, Texas / Director, 2015–17

  • Business planning manager for Strategy and Planning Group in office of CIO of Hewlett Packard; M.B.A. from University of Houston, as well as certification in project management
  • Volunteer for the Wellesley Club of Houston as president, vice-president, treasurer, membership chair, webmistress, and other roles

Desiree Urquhart CE/DS ’99

Zuni, Va. / Director, 2015–17

  • Cultural development consultant, former director of government and community relations at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.
  • Former president, vice-president, program co-chair for Washington Wellesley Club; member of Wellesley Alumnae of African Descent
  • Member of Arts for the Aging program advisory committee; former commissioner for Town of Colonial Beach, Va., Planning Commission

Rachel Salmanowitz ’12

Boston / Young Alumnae Director, 2014–17

  • Leadership gifts officer, planned giving, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Wellesley Fund volunteer for the class of ’12
  • Serves as a mentor to a small arts-education organization through the Women in Development of Greater Boston Institute for Nonprofits

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