McHenry County College Board of Trustees Consolidated Election April 7, 2015

The McHenry County College Board of Trustees has two six-year seats and one four-year seat open for new board members for the April 7, 2015 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

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.

Candidacy petitions for McHenry County College Board of Trustees positions will be available beginning Tuesday, September 23. Petition filing starts at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 15 and ends at 5 p.m. on Monday, December 22.

Petitions for April 2015 Consolidated Election

The following candidates have submitted petitions to run for the office of McHenry County College Trustee in the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Elections:

Four-Year Vacancy Term

Received Friday, December 19

  • None

Received Thursday, December 18

  • None

Received Wednesday, December 17

  • None

Received Tuesday, December 16

  • None

Received Monday, December 15

  • Karen Tirio, Woodstock
  • Scott Summers, Harvard
  • Matthew Hardt, McHenry

The first two candidates listed above filed their nominating petitions at 8 a.m. on December 15 and will be entered into a simultaneous petition filing lottery to determine placement at the beginning of the ballot. The lottery will be held on Monday, December 29 at 10 a.m. in Room B176, the Campus Public Safety Office.


Six-Year Full Term

Received Friday, December 19

  • None

Received Thursday, December 18

  • None

Received Wednesday, December 17

  • None

Received Tuesday, December 16

  • None

Received Monday, December 15

  • Ron Parrish, Bull Valley
  • Mike Smith, Lakewood

The two candidates listed above filed their nominating petitions at 8 a.m. on December 15 and will be entered into a simultaneous petition filing lottery to determine placement at the beginning of the ballot. The lottery will be held on Monday, December 29 at 10 a.m. in Room B176, the Campus Public Safety Office.


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 .