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Young Trustee Endorsements

Vote Sohn for Young Trustee

The Baldwin Scholars are excited to endorse Michelle Sohn for Young Trustee. Michelle is a fellow Baldwin Scholar, and it is the combination of her presence, institutional knowledge and commitment to achieving impact that truly sets her apart as the strongest candidate for this position.

Michelle demonstrates a clear understanding of the Young Trustee role and its relation to the Board as a whole. Further, Michelle’s remarkable gift for effective communication will allow her to actively engage Board members in constructive conversations and to pose difficult questions in a calm, personable manner.

Above all, Michelle has built institutional knowledge, enviable in both its breadth and depth, while achieving impact through her positions with The Chronicle’s Editorial Board, Duke Student Government and Student Affairs. With her leadership on the gender-neutral housing option and the DSG Gender Summit, Michelle brought together diverse opinions, provided actionable recommendations and sought to increase choices for students on campus. She has shown the ability to be forward thinking in her understanding of the University. Ultimately, Michelle is prepared to foster inclusive conversations, to seek out varied opinions and to maintain an action-oriented mindset in her service to the Board.

Although Matt Davis, Ben Getson, and fellow Baldwin Brooke Kingsland all demonstrate passion and preparation for the Young Trustee role, Michelle’s experience and perspective prove her exceptional readiness to act as an effective and meaningful voice on the Board.

The Baldwin Scholars proudly put our trust in Michelle Sohn to be a thoughtful and considerate decision-maker as the Young Trustee.

­Elizabeth KonKolics

President, The Baldwin Scholars

Trinity ‘11


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