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Del Mar College Board of Regents Accepting Applicants for Vacant At-large Seat

Deadline to submit materials is Jan. 27; Board plans to select, swear-in new Regent on Feb. 14

Article by DMC College Relations

The Del Mar College (DMC) Board of Regents officially announces today, Jan. 4, the process for filling the At-large seat left vacant due to the resignation effective Jan. 1 of Dr. Linda Villarreal, who has accepted the position of Dean of the College of Education and Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.  The Board formally accepted Dr. Villarreal’s letter of resignation at its Dec. 13 meeting.  

Dr. Villarreal was appointed to the At-large seat in June 2021. The selected candidate will fulfill the unexpired remainder of the term, which runs through 2024.

The Board is now accepting application documents from candidates interested in seeking appointment to the At-large seat.

Individuals interested in filling the vacant seat must submit the prescribed materials for consideration by the Board. Criteria include:

  • Candidate must be a resident of Texas (at least one year) and the Del Mar College District (at least six months) and be a registered voter.  The Del Mar College District includes all of the area within the Calallen, Corpus Christi, Flour Bluff, Tuloso-Midway and West Oso Independent School Districts, as well as within the boundaries (city limits) of the City of Corpus Christi.  For a complete list of eligibility requirements, go to:  https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/docs/el/htm/el.141.htm or contact DMC General Counsel Augustin Rivera, Jr. at ariverajr@delmar.edu or 361-692-8644. 


  • Candidate should submit 1) a letter of interest, 2) resume and 3) up to five letters of reference addressing their qualifications. Requested documents may be submitted to the Office of General Counsel on behalf of the President’s Office by one of the following ways:

U.S. Mail:                   Office of General Counsel, Del Mar College, 101 Baldwin Blvd., 
                                        Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

In-person:                Office of General Counsel, Room HA131, Heldenfels Administration Building, 
                                        Heritage Campus, 101 Baldwin Blvd. (get directions and campus map)

Electronically:       Fax to 361-698-1196 or email to ariverajr@delmar.edu.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applicant materials must be received by noon Friday, Jan 27.

Questions? Contact the DMC Office of General Counsel at 361-698-1097 or 361-692-8644.

The Board plans to interview candidates, make a selection and swear-in the new At-large Regent on Tuesday, Feb. 14, the same day as their scheduled regular monthly meeting. The selected candidate should be prepared to participate during the regular meeting after being sworn in.  

The Del Mar College Board of Regents includes nine regents in a modified single-member district configuration. The Del Mar College District boundaries can be found on the map using the following link: https://www.delmar.edu/regents-and-community/board-of-regents/_resources/election/dmc-single-member-district-map-2012.pdf

DMC Board of Regents web pages are available at: https://www.delmar.edu/regents-and-community/board-of-regents/index.html



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