Cerritos College Board of Trustees plans appointment to fill vacancy
Candidates to be interviewed and considered at June 8 meeting
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 5, 2011
Media Contact:Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878
NORWALK, Calif. - May 5, 2011 -- The Cerritos Community College District Board of Trustees announced that it will accept letters of interest with statements of qualifications for appointment to fill a board vacancy created by the passing of trustee Bob Epple on April 13.
Those interested in appointment to the vacant trustee position, which shall be filled until the next regularly scheduled election, may submit a letter of interest including a statement of qualifications directly to Dr. Linda Lacy, president/superintendent, Cerritos Community College District, 11110 Alondra Boulevard, Norwalk, CA 90650-6298, no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. The board will screen candidate qualifications and notify finalists on Monday, June 6. The board will interview the finalists and consider an appointment during its regular meeting Wednesday, June 8.
According to the California State Education Code, board trustees for the college must be a registered voter living within the Cerritos Community College District, which includes the communities of Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. The district includes the following zip codes: 90701, 90702, 90703, 90706, 90707, 90239, 90240, 90241, 90242, 90711, 90712, 90713, 90714, 90715, 90716, 90805, 90637, 90638, 90639, 90650, 90651, 90652 and 90659.
For more information or questions regarding the board vacancy, please contact the Cerritos College president's office at (562) 860-2451 extension 2204 or by visiting the college online at www.cerritos.edu.
Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.