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Application for Vacant Position

Tarrant County College District Board of Trustees invites residents of Trustee District 5 to apply for the District 5 Board of Trustees position.

As a result of the resignation of District 5 Board of Trustees Member Pastor Michael Evans to serve as mayor of Mansfield, Texas, a vacancy on the Board exists which will be filled by special appointment by the Board of Trustees.


Candidates for the position must be a resident of Trustee District 5 (Texas Education Code).

District 5 represents southeast Tarrant County, which includes south Arlington and Mansfield.

Term of the District 5 Position

The Board will be making an appointment for the District 5 position for an interim period of January 21 through May 1, 2021.

In May 2021, there will be a special election for Trustee District 5. Persons wanting to serve from May 2, 2021, through May 2023, for the balance of the District 5 Trustee’s unexpired term, will need to file for election no later than February 12, 2021, and thereafter stand for election on May 1, 2021.  


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Deadline for Application

The deadline for applicants to submit their application is on or before noon, January 21, 2021.

Submission of Application

Applicants should submit their résumé to Reginald Gates, vice chancellor for communications and external affairs.

By email:

Reviews/Interviews/Selection of New Board Member

Applicants will be invited to make a personal statement, not to exceed three minutes in length, at the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees at 6:00 p.m. on January 21, 2021.

The Board then will review all submissions and interview all applicants in closed session at that meeting. Finally, the Board will vote on the interim appointment at that meeting, and the appointee will serve as the District 5 Trustee until May 1, 2021.

Updated January 12, 2021