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Board of Trustees nominating petitions available for 2023 election

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Sep 20, 2022

Nominating petitions for two positions on the College of Lake County (CLC) Board of Trustees are now available. Candidates for the positions will be placed on the ballot for the April 4, 2023, Consolidated Election in Lake County.

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 20, election petition packets are available in the CLC Business Services and Finance office, Building E room E186, at CLC’s Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington Street, and online at Masks are recommended but optional on campus.

The term of the office for each position is six years. The college is governed by a seven-member board of trustees, elected from among the citizens of Community College District No. 532, to ensure local accountability.

The period for filing nominating papers is Dec. 12-19. Election nominating papers will be accepted in person in the college’s Business Services and Finance office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning Monday, Dec. 12 through Friday, Dec. 16 and on Monday, Dec. 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Trustee nominating papers may be viewed at the CLC Business Services and Finance office. Objections to nomination papers of a candidate may be filed from Dec. 20-22, and Jan. 3-4, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The college is closed for winter break Dec. 23 - Jan. 2.

More information about the CLC board is available at For more information about the election process, visit the State Board of Elections website at Please contact the Illinois State Board of Elections for further information on petition materials at 

About College of Lake County

College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves in northeastern Illinois. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills and Waukegan or online, college classes are affordable and accessible to help each student achieve academic, career and personal goals. More than 70,000 students graduated with degrees and certificates since the college opened in 1969. College of Lake County is the only higher-education institution ranked among the top 15 best places to work in Illinois by Forbes in 2019 and is a national leader in many areas, including campus internationalization, sustainability and conservation.