Kilgore College is accepting applications until 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, for one board appointment to fill the vacant seat of Karol Pruett who is retiring from board service.
Pruett represents the Central Zone, Voting Unit No. 3, Place 3, Central Zone. The remainder of the term for this seat lasts until May of 2021 when a regular election will be held for that seat.
Voting Unit No. 3 includes Kilgore Independent School District.
Applicants for the seat will be reviewed by a board subcommittee that will recommend an appointment for consideration by the full board.
According to board bylaws, any vacancy occurring on the KC Board of Trustees through death, resignation or otherwise, shall be filled by a special election ordered by the board or by appointment by resolution or order of the board. Appointees will serve until the next regular election.
Each member of the board must be a resident, qualified voter of the district, and must take the proper oath of office before taking up duties of the board.
Anyone interested in being appointed to serve in this vacant board seat may request an application from Nancy Law, located in Office 100 on the first floor of the Stewart McLaurin Administration Building on the Kilgore campus.
Office hours are 8 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; and 8 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 3:45 p.m. on Fridays.
To receive forms by mail or e-mail, call Nancy Law at 903-983-8101 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information is available at www.kilgore.edu/board.