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2014 Alumni Council Election

This website provides information about the 2014 contested election and the nominees.
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Alumni Council Election Results

We are pleased to announce the results of the Alumni Council election, which closed on May 31, 2014. Please join us in congratulating the following alumni on being elected to a four-year term on the Council:

Era I James Aston ‘57
Era II Andrew Roffe ‘68
Era IV Carmine Disibio ‘85
At Large Denniston Reid ‘94
Sean Devlin ‘05

They will be joined on the Council by the other Alumni Council Nominees whose positions were not contested in the election:  All of our new Council members are passionate about Colgate, have impressive records of volunteer service, and are looking forward to joining an active, engaged Alumni Council working on behalf of Colgate’s alumni. 

To ensure the integrity of the election process, the Alumni Corporation engaged Election 
Services Corp. (“ESC”), an independent third-party firm, to oversee that collection of votes and tabulation of results. The results, as certified by ESC, are detailed below:
Era I
  • James Aston '57 - Nominated by the Alumni Council 3,460 (54.32%)
  • James Muzzy '67 - Nominated by Petition 2,698 (42.35%)
Era II
  • Andrew Roffe '68 - Nominated by the Alumni Council 3,751 (58.89%)
  • Tom Halley '73 - Nominated by Petition 2,371 (37.22%)
Era IV
  • Carmine Disibio '85 - Nominated by the Alumni Council 3,232 (50.74%)
  • Elizabeth Smith '90 - Nominated by Petition 2,921 (45.86%)
At Large
  • Denniston Reid '94 - Nominated by the Alumni Council 3,975 (31.20%)
  • Sean Devlin '05 - Nominated by the Alumni Council 3,966 (31.13%)
  • Doug Wilson '57 - Nominated by Petition 3,201 (25.13%)
Election Summary
  • Total Returns by Internet 4,817 (75.62%)
  • Total Returns by Mail 1,553 (24.38%)
  • Total Returns 6,370 100.00%