LSCS Board accepting applicants for vacant position

(Dec. 6,  2010) – The Board of Trustees of the Lone Star College System is accepting resumes from those interested in applying to fill the unexpired term for Trustee Position 2 which was held by Chris Daniel, who resigned Dec. 2.

State law allows the LSCS board to appoint a trustee to fill a vacant position until the next regularly-scheduled election for board members, which is May 2012.

Daniel’s resignation came after he was elected in the recent Nov. 2 general elections as the new Harris County District Clerk. Daniel begins serving as district clerk on Jan. 1.

To hold the office of trustee for LSCS, individuals must be a registered voter, have been a resident of the state of Texas for 12 months and a resident of the college district for six months prior to the day on which the appointment is made.

The college system comprises the geographical boundaries of the Aldine, Conroe, Cy-Fair, Humble, Klein, Magnolia, New Caney, Splendora, Spring, Tomball and Willis Independent School Districts.

Deadline for submission is 5 p.m. on Jan. 3, 2011.  Interested and qualified citizens may submit their current resume by mail or email to: Helen Clougherty, Special Assistant to the Chancellor/Board Liaison, Lone Star College System, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381. E-mail is helen.clougherty@lonestar.edu

With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for fall 2010, and a total enrollment of more than 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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