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Five Candidates Vie for STLCC Board of Trustees Seats

February 03, 2014

Five candidates will vie for two seats on the St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees in the April 8 election. 

Candidates for the Subdistrict 1 seat include Theodis Brown Sr., chief of the Castlepoint Fire Protection Association; and Redditt Hudson, the regional field organizer for Region IV of the NAACP.
 

Candidates for the Subdistrict 4 seat include the incumbent, Libby Fitzgerald, retired associate professor in counseling at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park; Rodney Gee, principal for financial advisor diversity performance for Edward Jones; and Daniel Henderson, president of Henderson’s Electric LLC. (Candidate bios are attached).

The winners will serve full six-year terms.

 

Subdistrict 1 includes the Hazelwood, Ferguson/Florissant, Riverview Gardens, Jennings, Pattonville, Ritenour, University City, Normandy, Clayton and Ladue school districts.

 

Subdistrict 4 includes the school districts of Parkway, Lindbergh, Mehlville, Rockwood, Valley Park, Meramec Valley, Hancock Place and small portions of Jefferson and Franklin counties.

 

The STLCC Board of Trustees is a six-member board that represents the four subdistricts of the college service area. Subdistricts 1 and 4 are the two large subdistricts, each represented by two trustees.  Subdistricts 2 and 3 are smaller, each represented by one trustee. District voters elect board members periodically for six-year terms.

The board is responsible for determining the policies of the college within the legal framework established by statutes of the state of Missouri. The board makes all final decisions concerning employment, termination of services, expenditure of funds, contracts, establishment of new programs, student fees, tax levies and construction of facilities. Regular board meetings are scheduled each month and are open to the public.