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.

Greg Lott, Vice Chairperson
Greg was appointed in February 2021 by the Granville Village Council. He has been actively involved with the GRD as a youth sport coach in baseball, basketball and flag football. Greg holds a dual appointment as an Associate Director of Athletics, Assistant Professor of Health, Exercise & Sports Studies at Denison University. As a scholar-practitioner, he focuses on student-athlete and coach development. His scholarly pursuits are framed by extensive experience as a collegiate head and assistant track and field coach and by his time as a professional athlete. Greg earned a Ph.D. in Sport Management from the Ohio State University. He and his wife Melanie have two sons, Trevor and Cameron, who love all that the GRD has to offer.

Brain Costa, Trustee
Appointed in March 2018 by the Granville Exempted School District, Brian currently sits on the Facilities and Youth Sports committees. Brian has been an active GRD volunteer, coaching soccer, t-ball/baseball, basketball, football, and lacrosse for nearly a decade. He works in law enforcement as both a Special Agent for the State of Ohio and as a Sergeant for the Granville Police Dept. He and his wife Erin, have 6 children.

John Klaus, Trustee
Appointed an At-Large trustee in April of 2013. John is currently the board’s Chairperson.  John is the Supervisor of Recruiting for a privately held manufacturing company named Ariel Corporation in Mount Vernon. Prior to entering the private sector, John spent 17 years in public sports administration. John and his wife, Karen, have 3 children.

Stacy Schroeder, Trustee
Stacy was appointed in January 2023 by the Granville Township Trustees. A lifelong Blue Ace, she fell in love with playing sports through the Granville Recreation Commission and continued throughout high school and college. Stacy has a degree in Sport Management from Bowling Green State University and went on to work in marketing in professional soccer. More recently she spent several years on the Board of the Granville Parent Co-op Preschool including a year as President. Stacy, now, enjoys coaching GRD basketball and spending time with her kids, Noah and Charlotte, and her husband, Chad.