Board of Trustees calls for May election
01.27.2015 | By Amanda Booren
PASADENA, Texas — The San Jacinto Community College District will hold an election for three positions on the Board of Trustees. The election will be held Saturday, May 9, 2015.
The first day to file an application for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, and the last day is Friday, February 27 at 5 p.m. The location for filing for the election is the San Jacinto Community College District Sewell Administration Building located at 4624 Fairmont Parkway in Pasadena. The hours for filing are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Board of Trustees Positions 5, 6 and 7 will be filled in the May election. Each position is for a six-year term. Position 5 is currently held by Mr. John Moon, Jr., Position 6 is currently held by Mr. Dan Mims, and Position 7 is currently held by Mr. Keith Sinor.
Those who wish to run for election to the San Jacinto Community College District Board of Trustees must meet the following requirements:
- Must have lived continuously in one of the independent school districts comprising the San Jacinto Community College District six months prior to the last date on which the candidate could file to be listed on the ballot;
- Must have lived continuously in Texas for 12 months preceding the filing deadline;
- Must be a qualified voter;
- Must be 18 years of age or older;
- Must be a U.S. citizen;
- Must not be a convicted felon;
- Must be aware of the nepotism law;
- Must serve without compensation;
- Must not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court.
Voters in the following school districts elect San Jacinto Community College District Trustees: La Porte, Deer Park, Pasadena, Galena Park, Channelview, Sheldon, and portions of Clear Creek, Pearland, and Humble. Elections for the San Jacinto College Board of Trustees occur every two years, in odd numbered years. The Board is elected in numbered at-large positions, 1 through 7.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.