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Cornell University Board of Trustees Election

Katrina E. James BS '96 (Human Ecology)

Alumni-elected trustee, 2016

As the strategic operations advisor for Secondary and Collegiate Programs at the Harlem Children’s Zone, Katrina is responsible for assessing and improving programs and promoting efficiencies throughout HCZ's charter high schools, after-school programs, and College Success Office.

Cornell Service

A dedicated Cornell volunteer for 20 years, Katrina served three terms as Chair of the Cornell University Council and has served in leadership roles on the Committee on Alumni Trustee Nominations, Class of 1996, President’s Council of Cornell Women, and several other Cornell boards.

Professional Service

Katrina joined HCZ from Skadden Arps, where she conducted internal investigations for corporations and their boards and advised clients regarding business compliance.