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Give Back to the Community!

Run for A Seat on MCC’s 2022–2023 Governing Board

 

The McLean Community Center is looking for district residents to serve on its Governing Board. The Board, which is composed of volunteers elected by the community, sets policy, approves budgets and provides general oversight for Center programs and facilities. Board members have a unique opportunity to improve the quality of life for Small District 1A-Dranesville residents.

Openings:

Three adult board seats and two youth board seats. Adult qualification is being 18 years of age or older on May 15, 2021. Youth must be 15-17 years old on May 21, 2022 (McLean Day)—that is, born May 22, 2004 to May 21, 2007.


Term of Office (June 2022–May 2023):

Adults serve a 3-year term; youths serve a 1-year term.


Eligibility:

All candidates must be residents of the MCC’s tax district (Small District 1A-Dranesville). One youth candidate from the area served by Langley High School will be elected and one youth candidate from the area served by McLean High School will be elected. Youth candidates need not attend these schools, but must run for the seat representing the area where they live.


Candidate Petition:

Each candidate must obtain ten (10) signatures of endorsement from district residents and submit information about his or her candidacy for publication. For a youth candidate, the ten (10) required signatures must be from teens who are 15-17 years old on McLean Day – that is, born May 22, 2004 to May 21, 2007. Candidates may pick up their Candidate Packet in person at MCC during business hours. If you are uncomfortable coming into the MCC building to pick up a Candidate Packet, please call 703-744-9348, during normal business hours to schedule an appointment for a staff member to deliver a Candidate Packet to your car in the MCC parking lot.


McLean Community Center
1234 Ingleside Ave.
McLean, Va. 22101


Deadline:

Completed Candidate Petitions must be returned to MCC no later than 5 p.m., on Friday, March 11.


Election:

Residents of the Center’s tax district (property owners; renters; occupants) may vote for Board members in-person at MCC, through U.S. Mail by requestesting a ballot online through our website, beginning Wednesday, March 16, and ending Wednesday, May 18, at 5 p.m. Residents may request ballots for their household via phone; email or online request through MCC’s website. Adults vote for adult candidates only, and youths vote for youth candidates only.

 

In-person voting also will be offered at McLean Day at Lewinsville Park on Saturday, May 21, 2022

 

For more information, call the Center at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, or email: elections@mcleancenter.org