Candidacy Filing Period Open for ECC Board of Trustees

Candidacy Filing Period Open for ECC Board of Trustees

December 10, 2021 |

The filing period to declare candidacy for East Central College Board of Trustees is under way.

Two trustees will be elected April 5, 2022, for six-year terms each. Both openings for the board in Subdistrict No. 3, which includes all of the Washington School District, excluding portions in Boeuf and Lyon townships.

A declaration of candidacy may be filed during normal business hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in the Franklin County Clerk’s Office, located at 400 East Locust in Union.

Filing opened Tuesday, Dec. 7, and will close Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at 5 p.m.

The county clerk’s office will be closed from 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Dec. 27. The office will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 28.


A candidate for the ECC board must be a citizen of the United States, at least 21 years of age, a voter of the college district for at least one full year preceding the election date, and a current resident of the subdistrict for which he or she files.

To file for the board, candidates must not have been convicted of, or pled guilty, to a felony or misdemeanor under the federal law; must not be delinquent in the payment of any state income taxes, personal property taxes, municipal taxes, real property taxes on the place of residence (as stated on the declaration of candidacy); and must not be a past or present corporate officer of any fee office that owes any taxes to the state.

The board of trustees is the sole statutory legislative governing body responsible for the control and operation of ECC. Neither state statutes nor district policy limits the number of terms a member may serve.

Regular monthly meetings of the ECC board are held on the first Monday of the month.