Elections, Government

Monongalia County Board of Education

Non-partisan, elect 2

Ron Lytle headshot
Ron Lytle

Ron Lytle

Education: B.A., WVU.

Political and civic experience: Mon BOE incumbent, PACE Enterprises board member, longtime supporter of numerous service organizations.

Professional experience: President, Lytle Construction Corp.

Campaign statement: I would appreciate the opportunity to continue serving the best school system in the state of West Virginia, and I will continue to focus the generous state and local resources where they belong — in the classroom.

Top priorities: Will continue to advocate for  public educational opportunities for all students; will continue to improve school buildings for stellar learning environments, for present and  future societal needs; will continue to foster an educational experience which accounts for cognitive, emotional and physical health; will continue to let staffers know their good work is appreciated.   

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Nancy Walker

Nancy Walker

Age: 63

Residence: Morgantown

Education: Completed medical imaging studies program through WVU.

Political and civic experience: Mon BOE incumbent (six terms); Board member past campaign chair of the United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties; West Virginia School Boards Assocation member; past memberships on boards of Prevention Research Center and Performance Teaching Standards for the State of West Virginia.

Professional experience: Registered echocardiographer and vascular ultrasonographer, Mon Health Medical Center.

Campaign statement:  To continue support to students, families and staff in the ongoing mission for academic excellence in changing environments.  

Top priorities: The implementation of the 2020-30 Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan to keep Mon County as an educational leader, now and in the future.

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Micah Weglinski

Micah Weglinski

Age: 41

 Residence: Cheat Lake

Education: Elementary education degree, with a master’s in library and information sciences.

Political and civic experience: Mon County Democratic Executive Committee;  Pantry Plus More, vice-president.

Professional experience: Former elementary school teacher and school library media specialist; stay-at-home dad.

Campaign statement: I now serve as vice president of  Pantry Plus More, a nonprofit dedicated to ending childhood hunger in Monongalia County. This experience has shown me that access to resources and high-quality education are imperative for every child to reach their full potential.

Top priorities: Ensure funding for public education is protected and not diverted to private charter schools; explore ways to expand Extended Day Learning programs; expand vocational and technical education opportunities.