The McHenry County College Board of Trustees has two seats open for new board members for the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election. According to the Illinois Public Community College Act—whether filling a vacancy or running for election, all candidates for the position must meet the following eligibility requirements. A candidate must be:
- A U.S. Citizen
- A resident of the community college district (MCC District #528)
- At least 18 years of age
Candidacy petitions for McHenry County College Board of Trustees positions will be available beginning Tuesday, September 20. Petition filing starts at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 12 and ends at 5 p.m. on Monday, December 19.
Petitions for McHenry County College trustee candidates will be available from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at McHenry County College – Office of the President, room A233, at McHenry County College, 8900 U. S. Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2738.
All candidates who file at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 12 will be entered in a simultaneous petition filing lottery to determine ballot placement. A date for this lottery, if needed, will be chosen and publicly announced in advance. In addition, all candidates filing between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19 will be entered in a simultaneous petition filing lottery to determine ballot placement. A date for this lottery, if needed, will also be chosen and publicly announced in advance.
For more information about the benefits of becoming a community college board member, visit the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) website at: www.communitycolleges.org or read more at: www.communitycolleges.org/candidatebrochure.pdf .