The HKS Black Alumni Association is excited to announce the results of the 2021 Executive Board Elections. 

The mission of the HKS BAA is to advance and promote Black interests among Harvard Kennedy School students, Black alumni, the administration, faculty, staff, and the Black community within the United States and throughout the world by:

  • Deepening the understanding among Harvard Kennedy School alumni of social, economic, justice, health, and civic issues facing Black communities in the United States and around the world, and raise awareness of potential policies and strategies to make these societies more fair, just, and equitable;
  • Promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and a culture of anti-racism at HKS and within the HKS community;
  • Strengthening connections and engagement of members with one another, students, and HKS for mutual benefit and advancement; and
  • Supporting and advancing the HKS educational and public service mission.

Stay connected with the BAA through its website.  

BAA Executive Board

Rudy Brioché MPP 2000


Keatra Fuller MPP 2007

Vice President

Lora-Ellen McKinney MC/MPA 1997


Oliver Queen HKSEE 2014


Lena Benson MPP 2010

Communications Director

Annette Raggette MPP 1994

Student Liaison Director

René Rambo Rodgers MC/MPA 1990

Director at Large

Rodas Seyoum MC/MPA 2021

Director at Large