Two seats on the Austin Community College board of trustees will feature contested races this year.

Two candidates are vying for the Place 1 seat, and six candidates will appear on the Place 2 ticket. Nan McRaven, Place 3 incumbent, is running unopposed. ACC board members serve the district at-large for six year terms.

All eligible voters within ACC's taxing district may vote on the candidates. ACC's taxing district includes the city of Austin as well as areas within Austin, Del Valle, Elgin, Hays, Leander, Manor and Round Rock ISDs.

Profiles of the candidates will be featured in the October issue of Community Impact Newspaper.

ACC Place 1 candidates

Tim Mahoney

Place 1 incumbent, community lawyer and mediator

Mark Williams

Two-term president of Austin ISD board of trustees

ACC Place 2 candidates

Robert Allen

Worked as a special assistant to ACC president

Gigi Edwards Bryant

ACC Foundation board member

Michael J. Lewis


Jonathan G. Mathers

Chief of staff for state Rep. Bill Callegari, R–Houston

Robert J. Misso

President of Dynamic Manufacturing Solutions LLC

Jade Chang Sheppard

Former vice chairwoman of finance for the Texas Democratic Party

Source: Austin Community College