Here’s who has filed to run for the Collin College May 1 board elections

The candidate filing period for the May 1 Collin College board of trustees election ended Feb. 12. (Community Impact staff)
The candidate filing period for the May 1 Collin College board of trustees election ended Feb. 12. (Community Impact staff)

The candidate filing period for the May 1 Collin College board of trustees election ended Feb. 12. (Community Impact staff)

Collin College’s board of trustees will have three seats up for election in May.

Filings to run for Place 7, Place 8 and Place 9 on the board opened Jan. 13 and closed at 5 p.m. Feb. 12.

All three incumbents for those seats submitted paperwork to run for re-election, and each will face a challenger on the ballot.

For Place 7, incumbent Jim Orr will face Helen Chang. For Place 8, incumbent Dr. James Robert "Bob" Collins will face Misty Irby. And in Place 9, incumbent Andrew Hardin faces Jacoby Stewart.

Board members for Collin College serve six-year, staggered terms and are not subject to term limits. Candidates run for specific seats and represent the community at large.


Early voting is April 19-27. The election is May 1.
By Francesca D' Annunzio
Francesca D'Annunzio covers K-12 and higher education, development, planning and zoning, and transportation in Frisco and McKinney. She attended college at the University of Texas at Austin, where she reported for the Daily Texan and interned for the Austin Chronicle. When she's not reporting, she enjoys spending time outdoors and experimenting in the kitchen.


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