This award is given by the Brown Annual Fund to a volunteer or group of volunteers who best exemplify the extraordinary leadership of H. Anthony Ittleson ’60, national chair of the Brown Annual Fund from 1986 to 1990.

Recipients

2021

Christian J. Anthony ’96

Christian J. Anthony ’96 served as the chair of his class’s 25th Reunion Gift Committee in 2021. Under his leadership, the Class of 1996 set new personal records in giving and participation. Christian has been an actively engaged volunteer since graduating from Brown. After volunteering as an alumni interviewer, member of the Brown Club of New York, and member of his Class Reunion Activities Committee, he joined the Brown Annual Fund Leadership Council in 2008. In this role, he raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Brown Annual Fund. Currently, Christian serves on the Advisory Council on the College, the President’s Leadership Council, and the Advisory Council on Entrepreneurship. Christian’s passion and commitment to providing equitable access are an inspiration to future Brunonians.

2020

Sara Leppo Savage ’90, P’22

Sara Leppo Savage ’90, P’22 has provided exceptional leadership to the Brown Annual Fund during her service on the Brown Annual Fund Leadership Council, her 15th Reunion Gift Committee, and as co-chair of her 20th, 25th, and 30th Reunion Gift Committees. During her 30th Reunion in 2020, the Class of 1990 set a new 30th Reunion Class Gift Record of more than $4 million for the Brown Annual Fund.  Sara also served as the Brown Annual Fund representative to the Brown Alumni Association (BAA) Board of Governors, later serving as president-elect and then president of the Brown Alumni Association. As BAA president, she was a champion for the Brown Annual Fund, encouraging collaboration and partnership between engagement and fundraising volunteers. Sara epitomizes creative and thoughtful service to Brown University.

 

All Previous Award Recipients

  • H. Cushman Anthony ’26
  • John Atwater ’83, P’17
  • Richard C. Barker ’57, LHD’09, P’03 ’05
  • Jacqueline Bechek ’80, P’10, P’14
  • Thomas W. Berry ’69, P ’92 ’96
  • Nancy L. Buc ’65, LLD’94 hon.
  • Daniel M. Cain ’68
  • J. Richard Chambers ’69
  • Bud and Rae Cherry P ’97 ’01
  • Wendy E. Dietze ’79
  • Neil B. Donavan ’51
  • Joseph L. Dowling Jr. ’47
  • Richard C. Dresdale ’78
  • John B. Ehrenkranz ’87, P’24
  • Stephen R. Ehrlich ’55
  • Michael P. Esposito ’86
  • Todd A. Fisher ’87, P’17
  • Timothy C. Forbes ’76
  • Richard A. Friedman ’79
  • Bart Friedman P’09 ’11
  • Ruthanne Schwartz Fuller ’79
  • Stephen Goldberger ’64
  • Habib Y. Gorgi ’78
  • David Granville-Smith ’89
  • Patricia S. Huntington P ’91
  • H. Anthony Ittleson '60 LHD'98 hon., P'89, P'90, GP'18, GP'20
  • James T. Janover ’86, P’15
  • Nancy R. Kail ’84
  • James D. Kallman ’84
  • Susan Adler Kaplan ’58, ’65 MAT
  • Richard S. Landau ’68
  • Alexandra Kairis Mandis ’95
  • Paula M. McNamara ’84, P’20
  • Teresa Gagnon Mellone ’39, ’62 AM, GP ’99
  • Samuel M. Mencoff ’78
  • Nancy Fuld Neff ’76, P’06 ’14
  • Daniel and Brooke Neidich P ’04
  • Roy and Rosalind Neff P ’02 ’05
  • Irene W. Bruynes Ponce ’86
  • John G. Poole ’65
  • Lawrence K. Rand ’64
  • Chelsey Carrier Remington ’61
  • David F. Remington ’61
  • Ralph F. Rosenberg ’86
  • Jonathan M. Rozoff ’85
  • Joan Wernig Sorensen ’72, P ’06 ’06
  • Wendy Stein P’09 ’11
  • Jerome C. Vascellaro ’74