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IVCCD Board nomination papers due July 30

Nomination papers for candidates for the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors are now available and may be filed with Barbara Jennings, Secretary of the Board, any time between 8 am and 4:30 pm beginning Monday, July 6, through Thursday, July 30, no later than 5 pm.

Four IVCCD Board positions will be filled at the regular school election Tuesday, September 8. Those four-year term directorships in District 1, District 2, District 5, and District 7 are currently held by Larry Johnson of Iowa Falls, Deborah K. Crosser of Eldora, Conrad Dejardin of Marshalltown, and Paul Pohlson of Grinnell, respectively.

The IVCCD Board of Directors is responsible for the operation of Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Marshalltown Community College, Iowa Valley Continuing Education and Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell, as well as all other IVCCD offices and operations.

Candidates for the Board of Directors must be residents of the district they propose to represent.

Director District # 1 includes all that portion of the Merged Area VI Community College District lying within AGWSR Community School District, the Alden Community School District and the Iowa Falls Community School District.

Director District # 2 includes all that portion of the Merged Area VI Community College District lying within the BCLUW Community School District, the Eldora-New Providence Community School District, the Green Mountain-Garwin Community School District, the Hubbard-Radcliffe Community School District, and the portion of Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District that lies within the boundary of Iowa Valley Community College District.

Director District # 5 includes all that portion of the Merged Area VI Community College District lying within the Marshalltown Community School District within First and Fourth Wards in the City of Marshalltown and LeGrand and Marion/Vienna precincts in Marshall County.

Director District # 7 includes all that portion of the Merged Area VI Community College District lying within the Grinnell-Newburg Community School District that lies within the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Wards in the City of Grinnell, and CGWS precinct in Poweshiek County, and that portion of Montezuma Community School District that lies within the boundary of Iowa Valley Community College District.

Persons interested in candidacy for the directorships may obtain nomination papers from Board Secretary Barbara Jennings at the administrative offices of IVCCD, 3702 South Center Street in Marshalltown, or from the Marshall County Auditor’s office in the courthouse. Fifty bonafide signatures of residents within the represented director district are necessary to place the names of the nominees on the ballot.

Newly-elected directors will be seated at the annual organizational meeting of the IVCCD Board of Directors in October.

Anyone wanting more information may contact Barbara Jennings, IVCCD Board Secretary, by phoning (641) 844-5522.

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