Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Seeks to Fill Two Vacancies

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The Institutional Technology building will be dedicated in a grand opening celebration on Sept. 20.

Southwestern College is seeking applications for two community vacancies on the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee.
The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 9, 2023.

Members of the committee are responsible for informing the public and the college’s Governing Board about the expenditure of bond proceeds for Propositions R and Z, 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 vacancies available are:
• At-Large Representative (2-year term)
• At-Large Representative (2-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—available at All applications must be emailed no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 9, 2023. They must be emailed to Bond Administrative Support, Giovana Cota, at

All applications will be reviewed by college staff for a recommendation to the college superintendent/president. Applicants may also be asked to conduct an interview as part of the process. Final approval will be made by the Southwestern College Governing Board at the November 14, 2023, meeting.

This year, Southwestern College has started construction on nearly $300 million in building projects. By 2025, the college will open the Student Union building, Instructional Complex 1 building, Landscape Nursery Technology building and Tennis Courts.