Board of Regents
Galveston College Board of Regents
The Galveston Community College District Board of Regents consist of nine members elected at large by the qualified voters of the College District. Elections are held on the first Saturday in May of even-numbered years. Each member shall be elected for a term of six years. Terms are staggered whereby three positions expire each even-numbered year in May.
The next general election of the Board is May 4, 2024. Polling place locations will be determined in February 2024 in conjunction with the other Galveston County political subdivisions that will conduct an election on the same date. Terms for Positions 1, 2, and 3 are expiring in May 2024. The first day to file for a place on the general election ballot is Wednesday, January 17, 2024, and the last day to file is Friday, February 16, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. Applications can be obtained during regular business hours at: Galveston College, Office of the President, 4015 Avenue Q, Room M-200, Galveston, Texas 77550. This is the same location to file your application.
To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office in this state, including a college district board member, a person must:
Tex. Const. Art. XVI, Sec. 14; Election Code 141.001(a); Education Code 130.082(d), (g); Gov’t Code 601.009; Att’y Gen. Op. GA-555 (2007)
Each member of the board shall be a resident, qualified voter. Education Code 130.082(d)
State statute assigns specific powers and duties to a college district board.