Selena Solis, El Paso Community College (EPCC) Board of Trustee member, announced her intent to resign after being elected to serve as 243rd Court Judge, and now college officials are looking for her replacement.
“Ms. Solis has been a dedicated trustee who is committed to ensuring EPCC strives for positive outcomes at every level,” Art Fierro Board Chair said. “She has served our students and community well by supporting EPCC’s efforts to provide high quality and affordable education.”
Solis represents District 4 which covers parts of Central, West and South El Paso and has served on the EPCC Board of Trustees since 2013.
During her tenure, EPCC was nationally recognized for many initiatives including successful Early College High Schools and Dual Credit, was named as one of the Top 10 Community College’s in the Nation by the Aspen Institute and received the American Association of Community College’s (AACC) Student Success Award.
In addition to her service at EPCC, she has been involved with many community organizations including the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest, the El Paso County Civil Service Commission, Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, Inc. and numerous others.
EPCC will begin accepting applications to fill the remainder of the term from interested residents from District 4 immediately. Application information can be found online at the College District’s website or can be picked up at the President’s Office, located at 9050 Viscount Boulevard, Suite A131 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Applications must be received in the President’s Office no later than 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time on Monday, November 26, 2018. EPCC will be closed on November 22nd and 23rd in observance of institutional holidays.