Alumni leaders work with HKS staff to connect their classmates with each other and with the School. Their efforts strengthen the Kennedy School community while garnering the financial support HKS needs to make a difference in people’s lives.

Karen Bonadio

Karen Bonadio

Senior Director of Alumni Relations

Caitlin Santacroce

Director of the HKS Fund

Alumni Leadership

Alumni Board
Members enhance HKS alumni engagement through various initiatives, build connections with current and future alumni and promote alumni achievements by overseeing the Alumni Awards.
HKS Fund Executive Council
Members lead efforts to develop a comprehensive volunteer fundraising program and increase participation in the HKS Fund, and provide an annual, leadership-level contribution to the HKS Fund.

Community Expectations

All members of the Harvard Kennedy School community, including alumni and donors, must adhere to our community expectations.

Harvard Kennedy School alumni and donors participating in programs and volunteer opportunities respect the rights, differences, and dignity of others and adhere to the Harvard Kennedy School Code of Conduct. Those taking part in HKS activities are expected to demonstrate honesty, integrity, and civility; agree to handle sensitive information with care and only use it for its intended purpose; and are accountable for their conduct there with all alumni, students, parents, volunteers, employees, and invitees. Harvard Kennedy School reserves the right to suspend alumni benefits and services to, and to exclude from HKS community events or campus, any person whose behavior adversely affects the safety, enjoyment and well-being of any HKS alumni, donors, employees, students, guests, or invitees.