Doug Masson

Red Devil Pride!

This post isn’t really about how I’d be a better school board member than anyone else. In fact, if anything, this reflects great accomplishments under the current school board. (Not...

West Lafayette School Board: Quick Campaign Finance Report

Just a note in case anyone wants to know about the big money being spent on my School Board race. The campaign finance rules for school board state that you...

Rec Soccer Coach

To be honest, you probably don't need to know about my experience coaching kids' soccer to make an informed decision about whether you want me on the school board. It...

West Lafayette School Board: Local Government Finance and Policy Options

One of the reasons I am asking folks to vote for me as a candidate in this West Lafayette School Board race is that I have some experience with local...

West Lafayette School Board: Who Else Should I Vote For?

So, if you are in the West Lafayette School District, there are fifteen people on the ballot for four open spots on the school board. Who should you vote for?...

Public Schools and Community

I’ve written a number of times that I think public schools are important for reasons that are in addition to the education our kids receive. I usually say something like,...

Anti-Racism and Equal Treatment

Anti-racism efforts gained momentum this summer nationally in the wake of George Floyd's murder and, for the West Lafayette school district, following a petition from alumni. But what has helped...

Interview by WLEA facilitated by The League of Women Voters

I was interviewed by Marydell Forbes, an English teacher at West Lafayette Junior/Senior High School and student Jackson Lusk, a senior in AP Government at the high school on Thursday,...

West Lafayette Schools Strategic Plan

One of the things that I would like to do if elected as a school board member is to focus on implementation of the school corporation’s strategic plan. My involvement...

My work with the 2017 referendum

My participation in the 2017 referendum effort is one thing that seems to come up from time to time, so it might be worth sharing a little more about it....

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