PASADENA, Texas – Unofficial results of the San Jacinto College Board of Trustees election indicate that Mrs. Erica Davis Rouse has been re-elected to Position 1 and Dr. Michelle Cantú-Wilson has been elected to Position 2.
The Harris County Elections Administrator’s Office website shows that Mrs. Davis Rouse received exactly 60 percent of the votes cast, while Cantú-Wilson received 50.65 percent of the votes cast.
“I am thrilled to be re-elected to the San Jacinto College Board of Trustees to continue the work we have started,” said Davis Rouse. “We hold ourselves to a high standard and are continually looking for opportunities to improve our impact on students and our community. I welcome our newest Board member and I’m ready to serve.”
When asked what she is looking forward to as a member of the San Jacinto College Board of Trustees, Dr. Cantú-Wilson said, “As a San Jacinto College Trustee, I most look forward to representing and being a voice for many: first generation students, community college faculty and staff, business women, the Latino community, and those who overcame poverty by obtaining a quality education in Texas. I also very much look forward to learning from the Board and from their years of service.”
Harris County will officially canvass the votes and canvass reporting will be posted to the San Jacinto Community College website by Wednesday, May 17, 2023. Newly elected and re-elected Trustees will be sworn in on June 5, 2023.
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 people of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. The College is one of the top 10 community colleges in the nation as designated by the Aspen Institute and was named an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction in 2020. The College is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that spans five campuses, serving approximately 41,000 credit and non-credit students annually. It 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. 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 visit www.sanjac.edu.