Jerry W. Henry ’80 MDiv


Jerry W. Henry is the immediate past chair of the Yale Alumni Association Board of Governors and has served as a Yale volunteer since his graduation from Yale Divinity School in 1980.

Professionally, he is Managing Partner at Alexander Haas, based in Atlanta, a leading consulting firm for nonprofit organizations in the United States. In this position he provides strategic counsel to educational institutions, human service groups, cultural institutions, and faith-based organizations.

As a Yale volunteer, Jerry has served Yale Divinity School as a class secretary and class agent for the past 43 years. He is a past chair of the YDS Alumni Board, and currently serves on the Dean's Advisory Council. For Yale, he has volunteered with the Yale Alumni Schools Committee as an interviewer for Yale College applicants, previously in the Atlanta area and now in South Carolina where he resides. He serves on the Yale Alumni Fund Board of Directors and is a member of the Yale For Humanity Capital Campaign Committee. He is a member of Yale GALA, Yale University's Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Alumni Association.

During his tenure on the YAA Board of Governors, Henry has chaired the Yale Alumni Fellow Nominations Committee, the Yale Medal Nominations Committee, and the Graduate & Professional Schools Committee, and has co-chaired the Equity & Inclusion Committee for the past two years.

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