For Immediate Release: March 18, 2013
Contact: Judy Iannaccone, Director, Communications, (714) 480-7503, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rancho Santiago CCD Seeks Volunteers for Measure Q Bond Oversight Committee
Application Deadline Extended: March 25
(Santa Ana)—Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) seeks qualified community residents to serve on its Measure Q Bond Oversight Committee, a condition of voter approval of Measure Q under Proposition 39. All committee members serve in an uncompensated capacity for terms of two years, and not exceeding two consecutive terms. Committee members must be at least 18 years of age and may not be an employee or official of the college district, nor a vendor, contractor or consultant of RSCCD.
Applications are sought from persons who are active in one of the following groups: the business community within the Santa Ana College Improvement District No. 1, a recognized taxpayer organization, a senior citizens’ organization, a Santa Ana College student enrolled and active in a college support group or student government, and a member of the Santa Ana College Foundation or other community college support organization. In addition, two community-at-large representatives are sought.
For consideration, please submit a completed application form and a letter of interest. The letter must include a summary of qualifications and explanation of the applicant’s interest in serving on the committee. Incomplete applications will not be considered for appointment. Mail or deliver applications to Raúl Rodríguez, Ph.D.; Chancellor; Rancho Santiago Community College District; 2323 N. Broadway: Suite 410, Santa Ana, CA 92706-1640. Applications must be received no later than Friday, March 25, 2013, at 5:00 p.m.
Measure Q was approved by the electorate of the Santa Ana College Improvement District No. 1 of the RSCCD on November 6, 2012. This measure authorizes RSCCD to issue up to $198 million in general obligation bonds to finance renovation, repair and construction at Santa Ana College. The RSCCD Board of Trustees must select candidates to serve on the Citizens’ Oversight Committee to oversee the application of bond funds by April 5, 2013.
For more information and an application form, call Debra Gerard at (714) 480-7450 or visit www.rsccd.edu/COCApplication.
About the Rancho Santiago Community College District
The mission of the Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) is to respond to the educational needs of an ever-changing community and to provide programs and services that reflect academic excellence. Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College are public community colleges of RSCCD, which serve the residents of Anaheim Hills, East Garden Grove, Irvine, Orange, Santa Ana, Tustin and Villa Park. Both colleges provide education for academic transfer and careers, courses for personal and professional development, customized training for business and industry, and programs to train nurses, firefighters and law enforcement personnel.
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