LYNNWOOD — The search for a new Edmonds Community College president is entering its final stages.
The Board of Trustees voted last month to consider three finalists recommended by a search committee made up of campus and community members. Trustees Quentin Powers and Emily Yim served as co-chairs of the panel.
Each finalist will be on campus for interviews in late February, officials said. During those visits, they will meet with faculty, students and others.
Names of the finalists will not be released until a few days before their scheduled interview day, said Dennis Curran, associate vice president of human resources.
State law allows their identities to be kept confidential as the college completes its reference and background checks, he said.
In December, the search committee considered the qualification of 19 applicants and narrowed the pool to 10 candidates. Committee members interviewed them in early January and put forth the names of three finalists to the Board of Trustees.
On Jan. 25, the board agreed to consider each of the three.
Meanwhile, in November trustees announced Christina Castorena, the vice president of student services, would be the interim president. She will remain in the position until a new president is appointed.