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Heather Calabrese, NHR Board President

Heather Samson Calabrese


Heather Samson Calabrese joined the Yale University Office of the Secretary in October 2013. As Director of University Events she oversees Baccalaureate, Commencement, Veterans Day, and other major events; University lectures including the Grand and Terry lectures; and communications initiatives within the Office of the Secretary.  Prior to joining Yale, Heather was an independent nonprofit consultant and the chief operating officer of United Way of Greater New Haven. She is active in Greater New Haven civic efforts and serves on several other community boards, including Elm Shakespeare and The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s Fund for Women and Girls.