Proven Leadership
For A Brighter Future

Proven Leadership for a Brighter Future

Don Mason has the energy we need for Zanesville to get back on track to success.

Born and raised in Zanesville, Don graduated from Zanesville High School and Muskingum University and never left.  

A natural leader, Don was president of his high school and college class, and served ten years as a City Council member and Mayor.

Don has helped Zanesville before…

  • Created North Pointe Industrial Park, 
    • Bringing new jobs at Kellogg’s, FedEx and Spectrum
  • Professionalized the City Building Department 
    • Speeding construction time for new facilities and new jobs and 
    • Protecting families from shoddy and deceitful contractors
  • Developed the Zane Place Landing and Bike Trail
  • Expanded Riverside Park
  • Expanded Muskingum Co. Library services to Zanesville

Don can help us again…

Don Mason has new ideas to 

Help Parents and Children with more

  • Neighborhood parks 
  • Youth sports activities 
  • Summer recreation and lunch programs

Protect our Homes and Neighborhoods

  • Penalize slumlords 
  • Strengthen neighborhood Crime Watch efforts
  • Crack down on gangs and drug dealers

Improve our Streets and Bridges:

  • Open up closed streets
  • Improve pothole repairs

Kellogg & Patriot Welding
During Don’s previous tenure as Mayor, his team annexed almost 400 acres and created Northpointe Industrial Park which now is the home of Kellogg and Patriot Welding. ( Above and below)
B-Wear- Also, during Don’s prior service as Mayor, his team worked with the owners of B-Wear and obtained financing and facilities so they could expand their business and hire more local employees.

"Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed Donald L. Mason of Zanesville, Ohio, to a three-year term on the Kent State University Board of Trustees."

".. Pleased to announce that .. attorney Don Mason has been named to the 2014 Board of Directors of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce."

"Mason was an athlete and Class Officer at Zanesville High School and Class Officer and an All American wrestler at Muskingum College."

"He also serves as the appointee of the Governor to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission which is a Congressionally chartered organization of governors and regulators for oil and gas production states."

Community Affiliations

  • Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber, Board Member
  • Rotary International Multiple Paul Harris Fellow with 37 years of perfect attendance
  • Zanesville Planning Commission, Chairman
  • Zanesville Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Zanesville Design Review Board
  • Zanesville Downtown Design Review Board
  • Muskingum County Library System, Trustee & Past President

Recognitions

  • Governor's Appointment to the Kent State University Board of Trustees (2017)
  • Governor's appointee as the Ohio representative to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (2015)
  • Governor’s Appointment to the Ohio Oil and Gas Commission
  • Outstanding Community Service Award-18th Masonic District (2010)
  • Commissioner, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) (1998-2008)
  • Chief of Oil and Gas and Deputy Director, Ohio Department of Natural Resources (1991-1998)
  • Mayor of Zanesville, OH at age 26

Zanesville Deserves Proven Leadership for a Better Future