Board of Trustees
Intent to Fill Board Member Vacancy

The West Hills Community College District announces a vacancy on its Board of Trustees due to the resignation of Trustee Raymond Jack Minnite, Trustee Area 2.  The District will appoint an individual to fill the vacancy. The appointee will hold office until the next Governing Board Member election, which occurs at the Statewide General Election in November 2018.

Individuals interested in being considered for this appointment must submit a completed Candidate Application no later than Monday, August 7, 2017 at 12:00 noon.  All applications will be date and time stamped.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be:

At a meeting scheduled for 2:00 pm on August 22, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the West Hills Community College District will interview candidates, appoint the new Board member, and administer the Oath of Office.  Candidates must be present to be considered and will be asked to provide a three-minute presentation and answer questions from Board members.  Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of how well they represent their community and on their commitment to student welfare and public education.  Final selection shall be by majority vote of the Board.

Please contact the Chancellor’s Office at (559) 934-2102 or email for more information.

Trustee Area 2 Application

Applications will be accepted by email ( or can be mailed directly to:

Chancellor’s Office
Attention:  Donna Isaac
West Hills Community College District
9900 Cody Avenue
Coalinga, CA  93210


Upcoming Board of Trustees Meetings

  • January 27 & 28, 2017 @ 8:30 am (Annual Board Retreat) - Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
  • February 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - WHCCD, District Office Board Room
  • March 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - WHCCD, District Office Board Room
  • April 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am (Study Session) - North District Center, Firebaugh
  • April 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - North District Center Firebaugh
  • May 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - WHCCD, District Office Board Room
  • June 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - WHCCD, District Office Board Room

Trustee Area 1

Trustee Area 2

Trustee Area 3

Trustee Area 4

Trustee Area 5

Trustee Area 6

Trustee Area 7

Districtwide Trustee Area Map

Board of Trustees Code of Ethics

The Board maintains high standards of ethical conduct for its members.  Members of the Board are responsible to the following code of ethics:

"I pledge my best efforts as a trustee of the West Hills Community College District to

  • evidence good citizenship in community and state affairs;
  • refrain from making any decision or commitments concerning community college governance, except in Board meetings or when designated by the Board to do so;
  • avoid situations leading to conflicts of interest;
  • bring credit to the District through personal effort, either directly or indirectly, in business, social, professional and personal relationships;
  • make decisions which are responsive to the geographic distribution and social, ethnic, economic, and minority make-up of the community;
  • make decisions which give priority to the students;
  • keep informed on matters pertaining to the community college movement;
  • fulfill the responsibilities of my commission without regard to prejudice or partisanship."