H.B. No. 305 Notice

DCCCD election contact information, including mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address:

Dallas County Community College District

Legal Department (c/o Torsha McCarty)
1601 South Lamar Street

Dallas, Texas 75215-1816
214-378-1703
Email: tmccarty@dcccd.edu 

Elected Officers

      Name                                                  District                        Term Expiration

      Diana Flores, Chair                             District 6                                2020

      Wesley Jameson, Vice Chair             District 5                                 2020

      JL Sonny Williams                              District 1                                 2024

      Philip J. Ritter                                     District 2                                  2022   

      Dorothy Zimmerman                       District 3                                 2022   

      Monica Lira Bravo                            District 4                                  2022

      Charletta M. Compton                     District 7                                  2024

 Date and Location of Next Election:

  • May 2, 2020
  • George L. Allen Sr., Courts Building, 600 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75202 

First Day to File for Candidacy:  Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 

Deadline to File for Candidacy:  Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 at 5 p.m. 

Requirements for Candidacy (Texas Election Code 141.001(a); Texas Education Code 130.082(d), (g); Texas Gov't Code 601.009):

To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to the Dallas County Community College District Board of Trustees, a person must:

  1. Be a United States citizen.
  2. Be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable.
  3. Have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be: a. Totally mentally incapacitated; or b. Partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.
  4. Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities.
  5. Have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date: a. For an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot. b. For a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate's name is written in. c. For an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made.
  6. On the date described by number 5, be registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected. 

The following documents are required for filing:

1.       Application for Place on the Ballot, Form AW2-21

2.       Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate, Form CTA                

3.       Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report, Form C/OH 

Dallas County Community College Board of Trustees Meetings:

The Dallas County Community College District Board of Trustees meets the first Tuesday of each month and any other such times as may be announced. Please see the Board of Trustees Calendar for notice of upcoming meetings and the Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda for a copy of the notice and record of a meeting of the Board of Trustees.