Sam Lessin for Harvard Overseers 2024
The Nomination Period for the Harvard Overseers Ballot ends in 1 week. I want to lean in. All alums of all Harvard schools (college, HBS, HLS, etc.) can vote
1. Nominate me via these directions (<5 min)
2. Email and text your Harvard Friends to Help. Suggested content here
3. Help more & get involved? message me samlessin at

I am Running for the Harvard Board of Overseers to Help Address Glaring Leadership Failures & Requesting Support From Like-Minded Alumni

To Nominate Me as a write-in candidate for the Board of Overseers:

1. Navigate to

2. Log in with your HarvardKey account (see below or email [email protected] for help)

3. Fill out the nomination form with your information, and then nominate me

First Name: Samuel
Last Name: Lessin
School: Harvard and Radcliffe College
Year: 2005

4. Please let me know you formally nominated me so I can track progress towards our goal.

Technical Help

Some people are having issues with Harvard Key — here is what I have been told if you run into issues:

1. Visit and click the link “Claim Your HarvardKey.”

2. On the "Select User Type" page, click on the tab that reads “Alumni.” Then click “Continue.”

3. Enter your HAA ID in the first field. Your HAA ID is: <000000000> 

4. In the second field, enter your last name.

5. In the third field, enter your degree year. Click “Continue.”

6. This will cause a confirmation email to be sent to the primary email address Harvard has on file for you. We updated your primary email address and you must wait 24 hours to claim your HarvardKey account.

7. Click the link in the email sent to your primary address and enter the 8-character confirmation code.  Click “Continue.”

8. In the Login Name field, enter your primary email address to use as your username. Your username does not link to your email, only your recovery addresses are linked to your account. Click “Continue.”

9. Enter at least one recovery email. This will be used should you misplace your password or Login ID. Please do not use an alumni email forwarding address as a recovery email. You should use a real email address with an email inbox as your recovery address. You can use the same email you used for your username as your recovery address. Click “Continue”.

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