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
Place 1 incumbent, community lawyer and mediator
Two-term president of Austin ISD board of trustees
ACC Place 2 candidates
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