Governing Board Appointment

Banner Photo of Devore Stadium

Apply for Appointment to the Governing Board

Southwestern College’s Governing Board is seeking an equity-focused individual to fill the vacancy left by Griselda Delgado (At-Large). At the regular meeting of the Governing Board held on July 10, 2023 the board approved filling the vacancy through a provisional appointment process.

If you are a resident of the Southwestern Community College District service area and are a registered voter, you are qualified to apply for the provisional appointment.

The Governing Board will fill the vacancy on the governing board by September 4, 2023. The appointee will serve until the next regularly scheduled election, which is November 5, 2024.

Application materials must be submitted to by July 31, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. and include:

All eligible applicants will be invited to make a brief presentation at a public board meeting on August 14, 2023.  Further information will be provided to those candidates about the board meeting and interview process.

The Board encourages applicants to review the following materials in preparation for your presentation/interview.

Not interested in applying, but wish to nominate someone?

Nominate Someone


Date Item
July 10 Governing Board approves filling board vacancy through a provisional appointment process.
by July 13 Application Opens and Outreach Begins

July 18

Applicant Information Session with Superintendent/President and Governing Board President

Pre-Registration is Required

July 31 at 4:00 p.m. Application Deadline
August 14

Regular Meeting of Governing Board. Agenda Item: Two (2)-minute public comment from each candidate, deliberate and select finalists for interview.

UPDATE: The Governing Board approved six finalists to move forward in the appointment process. Finalists will be interviewed at the August 28, 2023 special meeting (workshop).  

Approved finalists (alphabetized by first name):

  • Ana Rosa Munoz
  • Jerome Torres
  • Jesse Navarro
  • Joseph Mazares
  • Kris Galicia Brown
  • Malia Holleron
August 28 Special Meeting (Workshop) of the Governing Board to interview finalists, conduct open deliberation and selection of provisional appointee. Swearing-in of new Governing Board member.

Questions: Please email or call (619) 482-6301