Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


October 24, 2013

Two join Harvard Club of Andover board

The Harvard Club of Andover has elected two new board directors. Dr. Victoria Fahlberg and Danh Dang will serve the organization comprised of graduates as well as faculty members and administrative staff of all Harvard University schools.

Fahlberg holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and a Master of Public Health in population and international health from Harvard and has worked as a psychotherapist with victims and offenders of child sexual abuse. She previously lived in Brazil where she founded a social service/mental health program in Rio de Janeiro and initiated the first graduate program in family violence in Brazil at Pontificia Universidade Catolica.

She was a member of the governor’s Commission for Domestic and Sexual Violence and the executive director of the community-based ONE Lowell. She is currently pursuing her accreditation from the Association of Applied Sports Psychologists combining her expertise in violence with her experience in sports.

Dang is a software technology professional at Thomson Reuters, Magenic Technologies, Avanade Inc., and Andersen Consulting. He was active as president of the Harvard Vietnamese Association and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in physics from Harvard. He lives in Andover with his wife and two daughters.

The Harvard Club of Andover sponsors a variety of educational events, scholarships and philanthropic projects and presents the Harvard Prize Book Award annually to area high school graduates. It welcomes new members. For more information, visit or contact Richard Soo Hoo, chairman, at 978-470-2293 or

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