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Nominating Committee Chair

Photo of Monica Vachher ’77

Nominating Committee Chair and Alumnae/i Recognition Committee Member
Monica Vachher ’77, Pennsylvania
Term of Service: 2016–2020

Additional Vassar Volunteer Experience

Member, Nominating Committee, 2014–2016; member, AAVC Awards Committee, 2013–present; notewriter, Annual Fund, 2012–present; trustee, Vassar College (chair of Budget and Finance, Academic Affairs, and Investor Relations Committees; also member of Executive Committee and Presidential Search Committee), 1996–2008; interviewer, Alumnae/i Admissions Program, 1990–1998; Vassar enthusiast, since 1973.

Professional/Community Experience

Co-founder, Higher Education Advisors; securities lawyer and financial executive at UBS Securities, Bear Stearns, Financial Security Assurance (FSA), and the Astor Group Ltd.; board member of various institutions focused on education and international development, including CARE, IES Abroad, the Free Library of Philadelphia, Nest, the International House at the University of Chicago, and the Latin School of Chicago; founded the US Committee for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and was appointed by President Clinton to serve on the board of the Central Asian-American Enterprise Fund.