2009 AYA Leadership Award Recipient Bios

Monty Freeman '73 for his accomplishments over the past 25 years at organizing and advancing the mission of Yale GALA, a pioneer among SIG groups at Yale.


Linda Pellico '89 MSN for her dedicated service as AYA and School of Nursing board leader, and her passionate devotion as a faculty member to sharing her knowledge and fun with countless alumni and children audiences.


2008 AYA Leadership Award Recipient Bios

Kathy Edersheim '87 for pioneering – and “Executive Producing”   Yale's first Global Alumni Leadership Exchange to Australia and the Australian National University.


Ed Greenberg '59 for creating the successful new Yale Club of Lower Fairfield County – a phoenix from the ashes of previous Yale Clubs.


AYA Leadership Award Recipient Bios

Click on the links below to view full bios on previous AYA Leadership Award Recipients

2015 (bios)

Harry Chang ’84
Susan Lennon ’85 MPPM
Rahul Prasad ’87 PhD & Holly Welles '88 MFS
Margarita Smith Whiteleather ’87
Scott Williamson ’80


2014 (bios)

Past Recipients

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2013 (bios)

Christina H. Coffin '74
Conner Fay '51
Ken Inadomi '76
Michael J. Madison '83
Bob Mitchell '54, '60 ArtA


AYA Leadership Awards for Volunteer Innovation and Service


The AYA staff would like to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of the following Ambassadors for Yale, outstanding volunteers who have demonstrated passion for their willingness to give back, a penchant for innovation and out-of-box thinking, and selfless service to Yale.


2016 (bios)



Alumni Awards and Recognition - The Alumni Association seeks to honor and recognize those individuals and alumni group whose service stands out.


Assemblies - AYA Assemblies provide an open forum for representatives of Yale volunteers to weigh in on Yale's role in a variety of issues.


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