Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Seeks to Fill Five Vacancies

CHULA VISTA, California ­– Southwestern College has extended the deadline for those interested in applying for one of five vacancies on the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee for the college’s Proposition R bond measure.

The new deadline is Friday, Sept. 2, 2016.

Members of the committee are responsible for informing the public and the college’s Governing Board about the expenditure of bond proceeds, review expenditures to ensure they are in alignment with voter-approved projects and providing an annual report summarizing the committee’s proceedings and activities.

The vacancies available are:

  • Senior Citizen Group Representative (2-year term)
  • Advisory or Foundation Representative (2-year term)
  • Business Representative (2-year term)
  • At-Large Community Member (1-year term)
  • Student (1-year term)

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. All applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. Completed applications can be mailed to the attention of Janell Ruiz in the office of Vice President for Business & Financial Affairs, Southwestern Community College District, 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA  91910;  faxed to (619) 482-6592; or emailed to

All applications will be reviewed by college staff for a recommendation to the college superintendent/president. Final approval will be made by the Southwestern College Governing Board at the September 13 meeting.