Thursday, November 10, 2011
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Ohlone Community College District

Ohlone College Announces Vacancy on Board of Trustees

Fremont, CA—Due to the retirement of one of its Trustees, Ohlone Community College District now has a vacancy on its Board of Trustees for a seat in Area 2, which encompasses the City of Fremont and a small part of Union City. Applicants are being sought by the Board for appointment to this position until the next election in November 2012. Candidates are eligible to apply if they are at least 18 years of age, a California citizen, a registered voter, are not disqualified by other laws to hold public office, and reside in the Area 2 boundaries.

Individuals interested in applying for this position may download a copy of the application from the Ohlone College web site at The Board’s web page has information about Board proceedings including archives of previous Board meetings, agendas, supporting documentation and minutes. Board meetings are recorded on video, so past board meetings may be viewed on the web site as well. Applicants for the Trustee position are encouraged to review agendas and supporting materials and to watch previous meetings to familiarize themselves with the processes and actions of the Board.

Interested applicants should submit a completed Trustee Vacancy Application as well as a resume and cover letter explaining their specific reasons for seeking appointment to the Board. For assistance or to request additional information, please contact Shelby Foster in the President’s Office at 510-659-6200.

Applications must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on December 1, 2011 at the Office of the College President, room 1216 in Building 1 on the Ohlone College Fremont campus, 43600 Mission Blvd., Fremont, CA 94539-5847 or e-mailed to Shelby Foster at

The Board will review the applications and contact qualified candidates for interview prior to making the appointment.

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