Board of Trustees

Board Members

The Granville Recreation District Board of Trustees is a five member board. Each member serves a 3-year term. The board includes 3 appointed members and 2 at-large members. Agencies that appoint members include Granville Village, Granville Exempted School District and Granville Township.


Kraig Koester, Trustee
Appointed to the Board in January 2009 by the Granville Exempted School District, Kraig serves as Vice-Chairperson of the Board. Kraig serves on both the Communications and Youth Sports Committees. Kraig previously served as a member of the former recreation commission advisory board since 2004, helping to form the Granville Recreation District in 2009. Kraig is a Sales Executive with Aon Hewitt managing business development for the Midwest. Kraig and his wife Michele have four children.

Kate Barrett, Trustee
Appointed to the Board in January 2009 by the Granville Village Council, Kate previously served as Chairperson 2010-2011. Kate serves on the Strategic Planning and Governance committees of the board. Kate is Manager, Strategic Talent for NiSource, Inc. and she and her husband Mike have three children.

klaus_headshot John Klaus, Trustee
Appointed in April 2013 as an At-Large Trustee.  John has recently chaired the Sports Advisory Board and acted as a Special Advisor for Officiating to the Basketball Committee for the GRD.  John works as the Coordinator of School Recruitment for Ariel Corporation in Mount Vernon.  John and his wife Karen have 3 children.

Hugh Masterson, Trustee
Appointed in April 2013 by the Granville Township Trustees, Hugh serves on the Governance and Youth Sports Committees.  Hugh has spent countless hours volunteering as a coach and part of the ballpark grounds crew staff for the GRD.  Hugh is an attorney and is President of Master Controls, a manufacturers’ representative firm serving the natural gas industry.  Hugh and his wife Carrie have 2 children.

Fred Wolf, Trustee