Incumbent Danny Gertson of East Bernard ran unopposed for position 7. Merle Hudgins of East Bernard defeated Patti Montello of El Campo for position 5. Monty Merecka of Boling defeated Sue Poor of Wharton for position 6.
Gertson has served on the board since 1992. He has held the position of board chair since 2002.
The trustees were sworn in to the oath of office by State District Judge Randy Clapp.
After the trio was sworn in, trustees re-elected Gertson as chair, Phyllip Stephenson of Wharton as vice-chair, and Jack Moses of Wharton as secretary.
The votes were canvassed by the Wharton County Junior College board of trustees as follows:
Trustee Position 5
Merle R. Hudgins 1353 votes
Patti Montello 1028 votes
Trustee Position 6
Sue Poor 990 votes
Monty Merecka 1114 votes
Trustee Position 7
Danny Gertson 2088 votes