College of the Canyons officials are readying for their first November election in a three-person battle for the the second district seat held by board member Bruce Fortine.
Fortine, the incumbent and a founding board member for the 47-year-old community college.
Fortine is running against challengers Edel Alonso and Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy.
The Santa Clarita Community College District encompasses most of the Santa Clarita Valley and parts immediately south, and governs both College of the Canyons campuses.
There were initially three seats scheduled to be up for election; however, no one filed to run against Steve Zimmer, who represents District No. 3. Incumbent Michele Jenkins is being challenged by Jerry Danielsen.