Meet the Staff

Office for Alumni Affairs Staff

Meet the Career Advancement Staff

Jim Smith
Assistant Dean for Alumni Affairs and Career Advancement
Phone: (617) 432-8446  

Jim joined the Harvard Chan staff in the fall of 2008. He draws upon his wealth of experience in both alumni relations and public health advocacy to shape, expand, and lead the School's efforts to engage our alumni in all areas of the life and mission of Harvard Chan. Jim came to Harvard Chan from his role as Director of Alumni Relations at Massachusetts College of Art and Design from 2000 - 2006, where he successfully developed and implemented an ambitious multi-year plan to strengthen ties between the college and its graduates.  Prior to his work at MassArt, Jim co-owned his own business with his husband Rob Clifford, and spent seven years at AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts in areas of public policy, communications, and client services. Jim has served as member of the Council for Pine Street Inn, Boston's largest provider of shelter and permanent supportive housing for homeless and formerly-homeless men and women and is a past co-chair of the national Alumni Affairs and Development Council of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. He is a 1987 graduate of West Virginia University and holds a Master of Science degree in Arts Administration from Boston University.

David Rogers, Ed.D.
Director of Alumni/Student Professional Development Programs
Phone: (617) 432-8466

David has over 17 years of experience in higher education working in student life and alumni relations, having worked at Merrimack College, the University of Connecticut, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As Director, David works to create robust programs designed to facilitate greater opportunities for students and alumni to interact, share ideas and experiences, collaborate on research, and to network. He holds a bachelor's degree from Lynchburg College, in Lynchburg, Virginia, an M.S. from University of Rhode Island, and an Ed.D in Higher Education from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the Masters of Higher Education program at Northeastern University.

Amelia Clouse
Coordinator for Alumni Affairs
Phone: (617) 432-8429