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Morris County Residents Invited to Apply for CCM Board of Trustees Positions

RANDOLPH — The County College of Morris (CCM) Board of Trustees is seeking dedicated Morris County residents to fill three board seats for four-year terms starting November 1, 2023. Current trustees wishing to be reconsidered for their positions must reapply by September 1, 2023.

Key Details:

  • Submission Deadline: Resumes should be sent to the special trustee search committee by September 1, 2023.
  • Selection Process: The search committee will evaluate all applications and forward their recommendations to the Morris County Board of County Commissioners for the final decision.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Residency: Must have lived in Morris County for at least four years.
  • Conflicts of Interest: Cannot currently hold an elected position in Morris County or be employed by Morris County government or CCM.
  • Qualities: Demonstrated independent judgment, professional distinction, knowledge of higher education, community involvement, and a commitment to the college.
  • Time Commitment: Candidates should be prepared to dedicate 20-30 hours monthly to trustee duties.

Trustee Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the college president.
  • Modify or confirm the college’s mission statement.
  • Approve long-term plans and educational programs.
  • Ensure fiscal stability and oversee the college’s infrastructure.

Application Requirements:

  • A resume and a background statement detailing the applicant’s motivation and the specific skills they offer.

Where to Send Applications: Office of the Morris County Counsel, County of Morris, P.O. Box 900, Morristown, N.J. 07963-0900.

About the CCM Board of Trustees: The board consists of eleven volunteers from Morris County, hailing from fields such as business, education, and law. They serve in four-year terms. By law, eight members are appointed by the Morris County Board of County Commissioners, and the Governor appoints two members. The Morris County Superintendent of Schools is also a statutory member. Additionally, a non-voting CCM graduate, elected by the graduating class, serves a one-year term, and the CCM President is an ex-officio member.

The trustees shape the policy and oversee budgets, and expenditures, while the President manages internal administrative tasks.

For further details on the CCM Board of Trustees, click here.

Frank L. Cahill
Frank L. Cahill
Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since 2019, both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President of Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town and Chairman of Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board.
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