Southwestern College Seeking Prop R Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Member

Southwestern College is seeking a new business representative for its Proposition R Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee. The current two-year term is expiring July 11.

Those interested in serving on the committee must be active in a business organization representing local businesses. Committee members are responsible for informing the public and the college’s Governing Board about the expenditure of bond proceeds, reviewing expenditures to ensure they are in alignment with voter-approved projects and providing an annual report summarizing the committee’s proceedings and activities.

The current Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee meets quarterly, with occasional interim meetings to discuss certain topics or make site visits.

Interested individuals are asked to fill out the committee’s application. Applications are due Thursday, June 12, 2014, and should be sent to the attention of Janell Ruiz in the office of the Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs, Southwestern College, 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910 or applicants can email the application to

All applications will be reviewed by college staff for a recommendation to college Superintendent/President Dr. Melinda Nish. Final approval will be made by the Southwestern College Governing Board.

The application can be found here