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
Petition filing ended Monday, December 19. A lottery for all candidates who filed on December 19 between 4 and 5 p.m. will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Monday, December 26, in the Campus Public Safety Office, Room B176.
Anyone wishing to file an objection regarding a candidate’s filed petition may file said objection also in Room B176 on December 20, 21, 22, 23 and 27, 2016 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Objections must contain an original and two copies and must be filed no later than December 27, 2016. Those filing petition objections may use the entrance at Building B, located by the flagpoles at parking lots B and D.
The following candidates have submitted petitions to run for the office of McHenry County College Trustee in the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election:
Received Monday, December 19
- Diane Evertsen, Harvard
- David Schenk, Marengo
- Thomas Allen, Lakewood
- George Lowe, Cary
Scott Summers, Harvard(withdrawn, January 9, 2017)
Received Friday, December 16
Received Thursday, December 15
Received Wednesday, December 14
- Linda Liddell, Crystal Lake
Received Monday, December 12
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 .