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IVCCD Board of Directors nomination papers available

Nomination papers for candidates for the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Merged Area VI 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, Aug. 26, 2019 through Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, no later than 5 p.m.

The Board of Directors is responsible for the operation of Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Iowa Valley Grinnell, Marshalltown Community College and Iowa Valley Continuing Education within Iowa Valley Community College District (Merged Area VI).

Four positions will be filled at the combined City/School Election on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, for four-year terms. Those directorships, in District I, District II, District V, and VII are currently held by Larry Johnson of Iowa Falls, Deborah K. Crosser of Eldora, Chris Brodin of Marshalltown, and Paul Pohlson of Grinnell, respectively.

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 Le Grand 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 the 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 S. Center St. 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 name of the nominee on the ballot.

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

Anyone wanting more information may contact Barbara Jennings, IVCCD Board Secretary, by phoning (641) 844-5522 or emailing Barb.Jennings@iavalley.edu.

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