MCC Board of Trustee for District 1 Resigns

Dec. 9, 2022

Doug McDurham, District 1 trustee, resigned from the McLennan Community College board of trustees effective Jan. 1, 2023. The Board officially accepted McDurham’s resignation at the monthly board meeting Dec. 8. McDurham was first elected to the Board Aug. 17, 2015, and resigned from the position due to moving out of district.

"Board member Doug McDurham will be missed,” said MCC President Johnette McKown. “From his commitment to the success of our students to his advocacy of our employees, Doug has made a difference. His leadership is much appreciated. I wish him well in his new adventure.”

“Doug’s background as a social worker and professional experience in the food insecurity field made for terrific insight to the improvement of student services. We will miss his keen insight,” said MCC Board of Trustees’ Chairman K. Paul Holt.

“It has been an honor to serve as a McLennan Community College trustee. MCC is the best opportunity for many people in our community to improve their quality of life,” said McDurham. “My focus has been to support the College’s efforts to address the unique needs of diverse populations as well as the needs of students who struggle to afford college. Our staff, faculty, and administration excel in providing a quality education that is also affordable and obtainable. I’m humbled to know I’ve been able to contribute to that effort.”

District 1 includes parts of North (including the area around the college) and East Waco. This includes the following precincts: 1, 9, 10, 12, 14, 17, 38, 39, 41 (partial), 42, 45, 46, 47, 54 (partial), 48, 88, and 89.

To hold the office of trustee, one must be a qualified voter, hold residency in the state of Texas for at least 12 months and reside in District 1 for six months before the day on which the appointment is made, serve without compensation, and take the proper oath of office before taking up the duties thereof.

The person appointed to fill the unexpired term by the board of trustees for District 1 will serve until the expiration of the term in May 2023.

Applications will be available Friday, Dec. 9, for download on the college’s website at Applications should be returned to the president's office in person or electronically by email to Lindsey Vanek ( no later than Monday, Jan. 23 by 5 p.m. Interviews with the current board of trustees will take place Feb. 13, and the consideration and appointment of the new member will take place at the Board meeting Feb. 28.

For more information, contact Lindsey Vanek at 254-299-8140 or