DALLAS (April 28, 2022) – The Real Estate Council (TREC) Political Action Committee (PAC) announced today it will endorse three candidates for the upcoming Dallas College Board of Trustees election.

The list of TREC PAC-endorsed candidates includes Gretchen M. Williams, the incumbent for District 1; Phil Ritter, the incumbent for District 2; and Paul Mayer, a newcomer vying for the position in District 3.

As part of its vetting process, the TREC PAC Interview Committee invited all candidates running for the three contested positions to attend a series of meetings, where they shared information about their backgrounds, their reasons for running for office and their plans if elected.

“We appreciate each candidate’s deep commitment to public service and their time with our committee, and we are confident that our slate of candidates will serve the Dallas College Board and its stakeholders successfully,” said 2022 TREC PAC Chair Mattye Jones. “Dallas College is at a critical point as it continues to navigate its transition into a single institution and ensuring that the Dallas College Board is composed of consistent leadership focused on purposeful deliberation is more important than ever.”

Early voting for the spring general election, which includes the Dallas College Board of Trustees, began Monday, April 25, and ends Tuesday, May 3. The general election is Saturday, May 7.


About The Real Estate Council (TREC)
For more than 30 years, The Real Estate Council (TREC) has represented more than 2,200 commercial real estate professionals and 650 companies. TREC’s mission is to cultivate relationships in the commercial real estate industry to catalyze community investment, influence policy, propel careers, and develop the leaders of tomorrow. We believe relationships are the lifeblood of career success, civic responsibility, and community investment. In addition, the TREC Political Action Committee (PAC) advocates for public policy issues that impact the commercial real estate industry and promote long-term economic growth and vitality throughout the region, working to further achieve TREC’s vision of a world-class and livable North Texas.