Board of Trustees approves order for May election

 

PASADENA, Texas – The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees unanimously approved to call for an election for three positions at its regularly scheduled meeting on February 1, 2021. Positions 5, 6 and 7, currently held by Mr. John Moon, Jr., Mr. Dan Mims, and Mr. Keith Sinor, respectively, will be on the ballot in May.

The first day for candidates to file for a place on the ballot for the San Jacinto College Board of Trustees election was Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The filing period will close on Friday, February 12, 2021.

Those who wish to run for election to the San Jacinto Community College District Board of Trustees must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Must have lived continuously in one of the independent school districts comprising the San Jacinto Community College Taxing 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; and
  • Must not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court.

The location for filing in person or by mail for the election is the San Jacinto Community College District Administration Building located at 4624 Fairmont Parkway, Suite 200, 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. Completed applications may also be sent via email to elections@sjcd.edu or faxed to 281-998-6324 by the filing deadline of February 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Voters in the following school districts elect the seven 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, and serve six-year terms.

 

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, evolving industries, maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has served the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. San Jacinto College is among the top 10 community colleges in the nation as designated by the Aspen Institute for Community College Excellence, and was named an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction in 2020. The College serves approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students annually, and offers more than 200 degrees and certificates across eight major areas of study that put students on a path to transfer to four-year institutions or enter the workforce. San Jacinto College’s impact on the region totals $1.3 billion in added income, which supports 13,044 jobs. The College is fiscally sound, holding bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s.

For more information about San Jacinto College call 281-998-6150, visit sanjac.edu or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.