President, GRID USA
Secretary, GRID CANADA
Born and raised in West Virginia, Kathy Bayless has spent her adult life in Indiana. She holds a BS in Physical Education and Speech and an MS in Recreational Sport Management. Over the past 41 years, she has worked for Indiana University in Campus Recreational Sports as an Assistant Director, Associate Director, and as Executive Director and Assistant Dean in the School of Public Health since 1992.
She has also served in a variety of church leadership capacities, including membership on the Board of Deacons, Missions Committee, Choir and Worship Band as well as a volunteer in the nursery.
Kathy and her husband Tim have been associated with GRID and NEA since 1987. They have both been to Ghana and hope to return again soon. Kathy has been an observer for GRID’s board since 2009 and currently serves as Secretary for GRID Canada and as President for GRID USA.