Mann for School Board
Resume & Endorsements
Write-in "Doug Mann" for School Board
by Doug Mann, 29 Oct 2004, Submitted to the Star-Tribune for publication 28 Oct 2004
Ron Edwards, Longest-serving chairman of the board of the Minneapolis Urban League (1978-1987); served as chair and vice chair of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Commission for 16 years;
Evelyn Eubanks, former citywide Parent-Teacher Association president, advanced to general election as a candidate for the Minneapolis School Board in 2001 (recieved over 20,000 votes); former chair of the NAACP MN state conference education advocacy committee;
Alfred Flowers, community representative on the federal mediation team that recently worked out an agreement with the Minneapolis Police Dept. to curb police brutality.
Travis Lee, host of youth talk show, Let's Motivate, 1988-2001. Twenty years service as a youth advocate.
Pamela Taylor, served on the Wilder Early Childhood Education Leadership Team (1997-2000). Candidate for the Minneapolis School Board endorsed by Progressive Minnesota and the Reform Party in 1999.
*School Board candidate in 2001 and 2002, received over 20,000 votes in the 2002 general election
*1998-2000 Mpls Parents Union Board of Directors
*1998-1999 Mpls NAACP K-12 Education Advocacy Committee
*1998-1999 Plaintiff, NAACP/Xiong et. al. v. MN - educational adequacy lawsuit
*1974-1978 United Food & Commercial Workers local 789,
served as bargaining committee delegate, griever, and shop steward.
Licensed Practical Nurse since 1991; Charge Nurse positions from 1992 to 2003
Occasional contributing writer / news reporter:
MN Spokesman-Recorder, Pulse of the Twin Cities
Education: 3 years college: U of MN and Mpls Community & Technical College
Foreign languages (from greatest to least proficient):
Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German.