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07/18/95

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New trustees named

STANFORD -- The Alumni Trustee Selection Committee has selected four Stanford graduates to serve as board members for five-year terms, beginning in September. A fifth alumnus was selected to complete a vacated term.

In a separate process, the Board of Trustees appointed Bradford M. Freeman, '64, of Los Angeles, to the board for a five-year term that began last month. Freeman is a founding partner of Freeman Spogli & Co., a privately owned investment firm with offices in Los Angeles and New York.

He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an A.B. with distinction in economics from Stanford. As an undergraduate, Freeman played varsity football, was a rugby team captain and was chair of the Men's Council.

The new alumni-elected trustees are:

Elizabeth Ehrlich Dumanian, '85, of Mountain View

Dumanian is a psychotherapist in private practice who works primarily with adolescents and college students. As an undergraduate, she co-founded the Haas Center for Public Service and was the recipient of the 1985 Dinkelspiel A ward for Outstanding Service to Undergraduate Education.

Dumanian holds an M.A. in clinical social work from the University of Chicago. While there, she was awarded the Wilma Walker Honor Award for outstanding first-year work and the Solomon Lichter Memorial Prize for scholarship and professional leadership.

Ivan Kenneth Fong, JD '87, of Bethesda, Md.

Fong is an associate with Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C., where he primarily handles cases involving environmental law, white collar criminal law, and general and appellate litigation.

A former law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Fong serves on the Stanford Law School Board of Visitors. He is also a member of the American Bar Association's Committee on Professionalism and Ethics and is vi ce chair of the Environmental Law and Public Heatlh Committee's science and technology section.

As a law student at Stanford, Fong served as president of the Stanford Law Review and associate editor of the Stanford Journal of International Law and the Stanford Environmental Law Journal. He was also co-president and founde r of the Stanford Law and Technology Association and received the Hilmer Oehlmann Jr. Memorial Award for first-year legal research and writing.

Fong holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from MIT and belongs to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He received a B.C.L. (Bachelor of Civil Law) with first-class honors from Oxford University as a Fulbright scholar.

Chien Lee, '75, MS '75, MBA '79, of Hong Kong

Lee is the director and founder of Scottish and Eastern Investment Services, a corporate advisory and direct investments service group. He also oversees several family businesses, including the Lee Hysan Estate Co., Ltd., Lee G ardens International Holdings Ltd. and Hysan Development Co. Ltd.

From 1979 to 1983, Lee was an associate in corporate finance with Morgan Stanley and Co. Inc. in New York. A director of the Stanford Club in Hong Kong, he serves on the advisory council of the Hoover Institution's Hong Kong Do cumentary Archives and is a member of the board of visitors for Stanford's Institute for International Studies.

Lee is an executive committee member of the Hong Kong Outward Bound School and is an alumni representative for Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass. He also sits on the appointments board of Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Lee received an M.S. in operations research and a B.S. in mathematical sciences from Stanford. As an MBA student at Stanford, he received the Alexander Robichek award for excellence in finance.

Beverly P. Ryder, '72, of Los Angeles

Ryder is a manager at Southern California Edison Co. and a principal of its start-up business ENVEST/SCE. She was formerly a vice president at Citibank.

Ryder has served as chair of the Alumni Association's board of directors and was the alumni representative on the 1992 Stanford presidential selection committee. She also has served on the Alumni Association Trustee Selection C ommittee and the Stanford Associates Board of Governors.

She is a commissioner of the Los Angeles City Employees Retirement Board, a co-founder of the California Medical Center Foundation Trustee Associates and a former member of the Los Angeles Commission on Quality and Productivity .

A fifth alumnus, Douglas Minge Brown, '59, MBA '61, of Albuquerque, N.M., was selected by the Alumni Trustee Selection Committee in April to complete the vacated term originally held by Anne Bingaman, '65, LLB '68. Bingaman, of Washington, D.C., resigned because of an appointment in the Department of Justice as assistant U.S. attorney general.

Brown, president and chief executive officer of Talbot Financial Services, was formerly a senior vice president at Wells Fargo Bank and executive vice president for Crocker Bank in Los Angeles.

A former trustee and chairman of the Graduate School of Business Trust, Brown has served as president of the Stanford Associates and as the 1994-95 chair of National Reunion Giving. He was a 1982 recipient of the Gold Spike Awa rd.

His term as a Stanford Trustee will expire in February 1998.

Trustees completing their alumni-designated terms in August of this year are Leonard C. Beckum, Ph.D. '73, Chapel Hill, N.C.; Cynthia C. Cannady, '72, Palo Alto; Denise M. O'Leary, '79, San Mateo; and John F. "Sandy" Smith, ' 78, Atlanta.

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