Eleven eligible to fill vacancy on Board of Trustees

TRAVERSE CITY — Eleven candidates are eligible to fill the seat on Board of Trustees vacated by former trustee Michael Estes last month.

The applicants, who must reside in Grand Traverse County, are:

  • Jackie Anderson, Traverse City
  • Vince Cornellier, Traverse City
  • Brian Craig, Traverse City
  • Madison Ford,Traverse City
  • David Grams, Traverse City
  • Todd Hall, Traverse City
  • Pamela Horne, Interlochen
  • Mattias Johnson, Traverse City
  • Andy Robitshek, Traverse City
  • Ty Schmidt, Traverse City
  • Thomas Webb, Traverse City

Estes resigned from NMC’s Board of Trustees effective Oct. 17. The new trustee will fill the term he was elected to in 2016 until the next regular community college election in November 2022.

Interviews will be conducted in special public meetings according to the Michigan Open Meetings Act. Final appointment will be made by the full NMC Board of Trustees at a special meeting at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at NMC’s Hagerty Center.

Release date: November 4, 2021

For more information:

Diana Fairbanks
Associate Vice President of Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
(231) 995-1019


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