NORWALK – Cerritos Community College District’s Board of Trustees announced on April 20 that it will accept letters of interest with statements of qualifications for appointment to fill a board vacancy created by the resignation of board member John Paul Drayer on April 11.
Those interested in an appointment to the vacant trustee position for the remainder of Drayer’s term may submit a letter of interest with statement of qualifications directly to Cerritos College President Dr. Jose Fierro at 11110 Alondra Blvd. no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 18.
While not required, candidates may also submit a letter of recommendation as a part of their application package. Drayer’s term ends in November 2018.
The college said letters of interest will be reviewed for the following characteristics: commitment to enhancement and further development of Cerritos College; familiarity with community; familiarity with college; commitment to higher education; enhancement of current board’s skills base; and added value that the candidate brings.
On Tuesday, May 30, the college said it will notify candidates of open interviews. Open interviews will take place at the Board of Trustees’ regular meeting on Wednesday, June 7 at 7 p.m.
Interested applicants must reside in the Cerritos Community College Trustee Area 3, which includes portions of the cities of Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, and South Gate.
For questions or for more information regarding the vacant board seat, contact the Cerritos College President’s Office by phone at (562) 860-2451, ex 2204.