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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.

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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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