Clay is enrolled in the Bank Street College Graduate School of Education and is a reading specialist at the Harlem Children's Zone project. Clay worked for several years at the Making Waves Education Program in San Francisco. At Stanford University she researched a 14-volume edition of the papers of Martin Luther King Jr. Clay served as a student representative to the Board of Trustees, as a member of the Educational Policy and Academic Affairs committees, and became an overseer in 2001. She is a member of the visiting committee on African-American Studies.
Rudnick lives in Washington, D.C., and is a partner specializing in tax law at the firm of Shearman and Sterling. He serves on the Business and Finance, Development, Educational Policy, and Executive committees of the board and is chair of the Compensation Committee. He was previously an overseer and served on the visiting committee to the Anthropology Department.
In accordance with the Alumni Association bylaws, other nominations may be made by petition to the executive secretary of the Alumni Council with the signatures of one percent of the members of the association. If there are no nominations by petition before March 15, the above candidates will be declared elected by the chair of the Alumni Council.