On Tuesday, Nov. 4, two College of Western Idaho (CWI) Board of Trustee seats were elected by Ada and Canyon County voters. Current Board Chair, Stanley Bastian, was re-elected for seat one while Emily Walton was elected for seat two.
Bastian, a retired school administrator from Eagle, enters his third term serving as a CWI Board member. Walton is a nonprofit and campaign consultant from Boise who will be serving her first term as Trustee.
Bastian and Walton will be sworn in and the Board will conduct the election of officers at the next regular meeting. College of Western Idaho is governed by a volunteer five-member Board of Trustees who are elected at large from within Ada and Canyon Counties for staggered, four-year terms. Trustees derive their authority from and hold office in accordance to the state of Idaho Code.
About the College of Western Idaho:
The College of Western Idaho is a public, open-access, and comprehensive community college committed to providing affordable access to quality teaching and learning opportunities to the residents of its service area in western Idaho. CWI has seven campus locations throughout Southwest Idaho providing higher education and 21st Century technical skills acquisition. The college is dedicated to improving the community’s economic well-being by responding with highly-educated and productive graduates. The foundation for the area’s only community college was created by a supermajority of voters in Ada and Canyon counties on May 22, 2007. For more information about the college, visit www.cwidaho.cc or call (208) 562-3000.