Six elected to Princeton Board of Trustees

June 20, 2018 11:58 a.m.

Princeton University has named six members to its Board of Trustees, effective July 1.

The trustees are:

  • Joshua Bolten, Kimberly Johnson and Marco Tablada, who were elected by the board to serve four years as term trustees;
  • Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo and Craig Robinson, who were elected by alumni to serve four years as alumni trustees;
  • and Myesha Jemison, who was elected by the junior, senior and two youngest alumni classes to serve four years as a young alumni trustee.

Completing their terms as trustees on June 30 are John Diekman, Class of 1965; Heather Gerken, Class of 1991; Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Class of 1987; Lisa Jackson, Graduate Class of 1986; Mitchell Julis, Class of 1977; Anthony Lee, Class of 1979; Brian Reilly, Class of 2014; and Bradford Smith, Class of 1981.

Biographical information about the new trustees follows.

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo

Bibbins-Domingo, of San Francisco, is the Lee Goldman MD Endowed Chair in Medicine and professor and chair of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF).

Recently named the inaugural vice dean for population health and health equity in the UCSF School of Medicine, she also practices as a general internist at the public Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Her commitment to the underserved led her to co-found the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, a research center focused on discovery, implementation and community-engaged science to improve the health of communities at risk for poor health and inadequate health care.

Bibbins-Domingo’s studies have been published widely and she has received numerous honors, including induction into the National Academy of Medicine. She has been engaged in public service throughout her professional life. She has held a variety of roles at the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and serves on the foundation board of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. In 2017, she received the UCSF Chancellor Award for Public Service. 

Bibbins-Domingo received her A.B. in molecular biology from Princeton in 1987 and her Ph.D. and M.D. from UCSF.

Joshua Bolten

Joshua Bolten

Bolten, of Chevy Chase, Maryland, is president and CEO of the Business Roundtable (BRT), an association of CEOs of leading U.S. companies that employ more than 16 million people and generate more than $7 trillion in annual revenues. Before joining BRT in 2017, Bolten was managing director of Rock Creek Global Advisors, an international economic and regulatory policy consulting firm, which he co-founded in 2011. Bolten spent the preceding two years at Princeton as a visiting professor in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Bolten served in the White House under President George W. Bush as chief of staff (2006-09), director of the Office of Management and Budget (2003-06), and deputy chief of staff for policy (2001-03). For the preceding two years, he was policy director of the Bush 2000 presidential campaign.

In his nearly 20 years of government service, Bolten also held positions as general counsel to the U.S. trade representative, chief trade counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee and an attorney at the U.S. State Department. Bolten’s previous private sector experience includes work at Goldman Sachs in London and O’Melveny & Myers in Washington, D.C.

He is a member of the board of Emerson Electric Co. and serves on the boards of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the ONE Campaign.

Bolten received his A.B. from Princeton in 1976, majoring in the Woodrow Wilson School, and his J.D. from Stanford Law School.

Myesha Jemison

Myesha Jemison

Jemison, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, graduated from Princeton on June 5 with a degree in Spanish and Portuguese and certificates in African studies, African American studies, environmental studies and Latin American studies. Post-graduation, she will work in management development with McMaster-Carr.

Jemison pursued a wide range of leadership and service activities at Princeton. She served as president of the Undergraduate Student Government, the first black woman at the University to have that role. She was a Forbes College residential adviser, community engagement co-chair for the Black Student Union, senior member of the Black Leadership Coalition, co-chair and volunteer at Community House, president of Princeton Caribbean Connection, member of the Princeton Hidden Minority Council, diversity fellow with the Fields Center, and served on the Council of the Princeton University Community Committee on Naming.

She also founded the Jemison Scholarship Fund, raising funds for high school students to attend select colleges. She is co-director of strategic initiatives for Edmobilizer, which aims to create pathways to broaden college access and success for undocumented, first-generation and/or low-income college students. She co-piloted the “No Apologies” Initiative to eliminate application fees for first-generation and low-income college applicants.

Jemison was a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow and a fellow of the Princeton Scholars Institute Fellowship Program. She received Princeton’s Class of 1901 Medal, which recognizes the senior who, in the judgment of the student’s classmates, has done the most for Princeton.

She was a research intern at the University of Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Unit in South Africa, a Mellon Mays undergraduate researcher in Brazil, and studied Swahili through the Princeton in Dar Es Salaam summer program in Tanzania. She also was an intern with Amazon.com.

Kimberly Johnson

Kimberly Johnson

Johnson, of McLean, Virginia, is executive vice president and chief operating officer of Fannie Mae, the Federal National Mortgage Association. She is responsible for leading technology, data, enterprise models, operations, the enterprise program management office and resiliency. She is a member of Fannie Mae’s management committee.

Previously, Johnson served as Fannie Mae's chief risk officer until March 2018. Prior to that, she held several other key leadership positions at Fannie Mae, including deputy chief risk officer, senior vice president for multifamily capital markets and pricing, vice president for capital markets, and vice president for credit risk and enterprise risk management.

Before joining Fannie Mae in 2006, Johnson was a director in the fixed-income sales group at Credit Suisse, which she joined from D.E. Shaw & Co., where she was an equity trader.

She serves as a director on the boards of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, Communities in Schools of the Nation’s Capital and After-School All Stars. She is a director on the board at Calvert Impact Capital.

Johnson received her A.B. in economics from Princeton in 1995 and her MBA from Columbia Business School.

Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson

Robinson, of Mequon, Wisconsin, is vice president of player development and G League operations at the New York Knicks. During his time as a Princeton undergraduate, he excelled on the basketball court and was twice named Ivy League Player of the Year. After graduation, Robinson played professional basketball internationally, before embarking on a career in finance and investment banking. While working at Dean Witter and then Exchange Bank, he served as an assistant basketball coach at the Illinois Institute of Technology. In 1992, he went to Morgan Stanley for seven years, working his way up to vice president before becoming managing director at Loop Capital Markets, a minority-owned investment banking firm. During this time, he coached youth basketball.

After 13 years in finance, Robinson was recruited full time as assistant basketball coach at Northwestern University, enabling him to commit to his passions for sports and teaching. His six years at Northwestern were followed by head coach positions at Brown University and Oregon State University. After leaving Oregon State in 2014, where he wrote his memoir, “A Game of Character,” Robinson was a commentator for ESPN for two years before being hired by the Milwaukee Bucks, prior to joining the Knicks.  

Robinson has long stayed involved with Princeton as an alumnus, including as a member of the Association of Black Princeton Alumni and the President’s Advisory Council.

He received his A.B. in sociology from Princeton in 1983 and his MBA from the University of Chicago.

Marco Tablada

Marco Tablada

Tablada, of New York City, was born and raised in Mexico City. He is the founder and managing partner of Wiborg Capital LLC. Prior to founding Wiborg in 2016, he was managing director, portfolio manager and member of the management committee of Lone Pine Capital LLC, which he joined in 2000. Previously, he spent six years at Tiger Management Corp. in New York.

Tablada served on the board of the Lone Pine Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Lone Pine Capital, for 16 years. At Princeton, he served for six years on the board of the Princeton University Investment Co. and is on the Board of Governors of Ivy Club.

Tablada received his A.B. in history from Princeton in 1993 and his MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College.