The Collin College Board of Trustees is seeking applications to fill a board vacancy for Place 5. Stacy Anne Arias, a Collin College alumna, served in Place 5 for 12 years but resigned this month due to relocation.

To be eligible for consideration for the Board of Trustees, candidates must be a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years old, a qualified voter and a resident of Collin County for six continuous months and the state of Texas for 12 continuous months prior to the date the appointment is made. The selected candidate must be willing to commit to reside in Collin County for the duration of their appointment and be available to attend monthly meetings.

The selected individual will be appointed to serve until the next regular election of the board, which takes place in May of 2017. The individual who wins in 2017 would serve the remainder of the Place 5 term. Place 5 expires in May 2019. Trustees can serve an unlimited number of elected terms.

To be considered or to nominate a candidate, submit a completed Application for Consideration Form and résumé to the Office of the District President by email to, fax to 972.758.3807, or mail to Shirley Harmon, executive assistant to the district president and secretary to the Board of Trustees, Collin College, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas, 75069.

Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21. Application forms are available at and more information about the Board of Trustees can be found at

Collin College serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.