Interested in volunteering? Here’s a brief overview of what’s involved:

  • Meeting frequency: Quarterly (four meetings per year)
  • Time commitment: 1-year and 2-year terms, with the option for renewing
  • Purpose: To ensure the District is expending bond proceeds only for the purposes set forth in Measure X, as approved by the voters
  • Education Code: Section 15282(a)(4) of the Education Code details the committee member requirements

What usually happens at these meetings?

  • Committee members receive updates from staff on recent activity related to the bonds.
  • Committee members review expenditure reports on a quarterly basis.
  • Occasionally there are site tours (optional), allowing committee members to see new and upcoming projects firsthand.
  • Once a year, the committee issues an annual report outlining their activities and conclusions regarding the expenditure of bond proceeds.

Do I qualify for the Committee?

  • Employees, vendors, contractors, and consultants of the Gavilan Joint Community College District are prohibited by law from being members of the Committee.
  • Ideal candidates will possess any combination of knowledge in the District, local community involvement, experience in finance/budgeting, and/or community relations. The President’s office reviews applications, selects candidates and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees. Members of the Committee are appointed by the Board of Trustees.
  • Students may serve up to six months after graduation.

If you are interested in serving on the Gavilan Measure X Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee, please complete and submit the online application below:

Alternately, you may mail or deliver the printed application to:

Office of the President
Gavilan Joint Community College District
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd., Gilroy, CA, 95020

Completed applications become public records and cannot be kept confidential by law. Should you have any questions, please call (408) 848-4711.