School Board Members

The Mason Board of Education is the governing body for the Mason City School District. The Board is comprised of five people elected at large to four-year terms. The Board elects its president and vice president annually at its organizational meeting (usually, the first Tuesday in January). 

Matthew SteeleMatthew Steele
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(513) 608-4367 
Term Ends: 2017

Matthew Steele was appointed to the Board of Education in November of 2011 to fill the position left vacant after the death of school board member, and retired educator, John Odell. Matthew was elected to a full term in 2013. Matthew is an attorney with Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone. He received his Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and his BA (University Scholar) in Political Science from Xavier University. Matthew served as President of Cincinnati Camerata (a local semi-professional choral ensemble), was involved in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2010 Man of the Year Fundraising Campaign, and served on the Board of Directors for the Ohio ENERGY Project (an energy education non-profit.) He is married to Carrie Steele, a teacher in the Lakota school district. The Steeles are proud parents of three future Mason Comets.

Randy AndrewsRandy Andrews
Vice President
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(513) 398-1819
Term Ends: 2017

Randy Andrews was elected to the Board of Education in 2013. A Mason graduate, Randy and his wife Debbie both attended Mason Schools from grade school thru high school. Randy is a graduate of Miami University with a degree in Education. He and his wife have one son, Randy, daughter-in-law Sara, and three grandchildren, Anders, Elsa and Liam. Randy is a retired Mason teacher and currently teaches part-time at Liberty Bible Academy.

Courtney AllenCourtney Allen
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(513) 336-7558 
Term Ends: 2019

Courtney Allen was elected to the Board of Education in November 2011. She currently serves as Board President, and the Student Achievement Liaison. She works part-time for the Mason Deerfield Chamber of Commerce welcoming new residents to the Mason area and educating them about all that the community has to offer. A University of Cincinnati graduate, she is a mechanical engineer who worked for Procter & Gamble before taking time off to help raise her family. She is the proud Mom of three Mason Comets who attend Mason High School and Mason Intermediate.

Kevin Wise
Kevin WiseMember
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(513) 573-6044 
Term Ends: 2019

Kevin Wise’s board service began in 2002 via appointment, and he is now serving his third full term after being re-elected in 2003, 2007 and 2011.  Currently, he serves as Board  President. Kevin also served three years as President, from 2004-2007.  He has served as a board representative to the administrative Finance Committee, Athletic Council, Arts and Activites Committee and Facilities Committee.  Kevin works in Corporate Finance with Procter & Gamble.  He attended Purdue University receiving both a BS and MBA in finance. He and his wife Marsha have two Mason graduates and one child presently attending Mason Middle School.

Connie Yingling
Connie YinglingMember
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(513) 459-7569
Term Ends: 2017 

Connie Yingling is currently serving her 15th year on Mason City School’s Board of Education, having been appointed in 1999 and subsequently elected to four full terms. During her tenure, she has served as Board President, Vice President, and Legislative Liaison.  She and her husband of 34 years, Jerry, have two children who are graduates of Mason Schools. Connie discovered her passion for supporting our educational system as an active volunteer during her sons’ school years, including tutoring at-risk kids, coaching, and fund raising. She holds a BS in Business Administration from Miami University.

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