Candidates’ Petitions for JWCC Trustee Election Available September 6

JWCC main campus building
August 24, 2022

Candidates’ Petitions for JWCC Trustee Election Available September 6

Nominating petitions for seats on the John Wood Community College Board of Trustees will be available at the Quincy campus at 1301 South 48th Street, beginning Tuesday, September 6, 2022. Petitions may be circulated starting Tuesday, September 20. The filing period is Monday, December 12-19, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This does not include Saturday, December 17, 2022.

Petitions and all other related filing materials may be obtained in the JWCC’s President’s Office any time during regular office hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office is located on the second floor of the JWCC Student/Administrative Center on the Quincy campus.

Trustees are elected at-large from JWCC District 539. Three seats on the Board will be filled in the consolidated election April 4, 2023. Three seats are for full, six-year terms. Trustees whose terms expire are Mr. Bob Rhea, Mr. Larry Fischer, and Ms. Diane Ary.

The election is conducted by the county clerk of each county in which JWCC is located. Nominating petitions are obtained and filed at JWCC in Quincy.

Questions may be directed to Leah Benz, executive assistant to the JWCC president, at 217.641.4102. Benz serves as a deputy local election official for the College.

John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today's needs and tomorrow's opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees, certificates, and personal enrichment courses.