College of DuPage (COD) faculty members have 12 questions they want would-be Board of Trustees members to answer.
Founded in 1967, College of DuPage is a community college located in Glen Ellyn.
The questions obtained by the DuPage Policy Journal are:
What is your platform? Why are you running?
If elected, what are your top five goals? And what specific actions would you take to accomplish those goals?
Have you ever run for political office or worked on a campaign? If so, please describe.
What is your experience with collective bargaining? What is your view of public sector unions?
What are your views on the BOT's (Board of Trustees) decision to decline the regular tax abatement the past two years?
Please describe your understanding of the demographics of the school district and the students we serve.
What is your position on DACA students? What steps would you take to serve their needs?
What is your position on transgender students? What steps would you take to serve their needs?
Do you have any relationships with any current board member or current candidate for the Board of Trustees? If yes, please describe.
Are you currently serving on any other boards or elected body? If so please describe. If you are elected to another political office, would you resign from COD’s board?
Do you have any relationships with vendors, contractors or employees at COD? If yes, please describe.
Are you willing to commit to meet with CODFA (College of DuPage Faculty Association) leadership within 30 days of your election?
Four candidates filed by the deadline in December for the two 6-year terms on the board expected to be open this spring: Maureen Dunne of Naperville, Annette Corrigan and Dan Bailey of Wheaton and Marc Incrocci of Darien.