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Walter '91 and Richardson '67 Nominated for Alumni Trustees
Lou Richardson '67

Lou Richardson ’67 and Amy Walter ’91 have each been nominated to serve a three-year term on Colby’s Board of Trustees as alumni trustees.

An overseer since 2003, Richardson served on the visiting committees for the Psychology and Theater and Dance departments and chaired the College Relations Visiting Committee in 2009. She is former chair of the executive committee of the Alumni Council, a member of the President’s Advisory Committee, and a Career Center volunteer. Richardson is controller at Xerox Corporation in Waltham, Mass., where she has worked since 1979. She lives in Wellesley, Mass.

Amy Walter '91

Walter joined ABC News as its political director in August 2010 after serving as editor-in-chief of National Journal’s “The Hotline.” Based in Washington, Walter oversees all political coverage on ABC and and provides on-air analysis. She has been a regular contributor to the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS and has appeared on CNN, C-SPAN, CBS’s Face the Nation, NBC’s Meet the Press, and HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher. Walter is a member of the Goldfarb Center’s Washington liaison board, is an admissions volunteer, and was a class agent and Career Center volunteer. She lives in Arlington, Va.

According to alumni association bylaws, other nominations may be made by petition to the executive secretary of the Alumni Council with signatures of one percent of the members of the association. If there are no nominations before May 1, Walter and Richardson will be declared elected by the chair of the Alumni Council.