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Village Council Members

Craig Brown - Council President

Craig Brown

Craig is a lifelong resident of Botkins. He is the youngest of six children of Ruth Brown, and the late Donald Brown. He is a 1990 graduate of Botkins High School. Craig also graduated from Wright State University with B.S. in Mechanical engineering in 1996. He married his wife Sara in 2001 and they have four children, Donovan, Carson, Ella and Aspen. Craig is co-owner of Brown Industrial, Inc. also located in Botkins. Craig and his family are members of the Immaculate Conception Catholic church. Craig was elected to council in 2006, and is now serving his fourth term. Craig is also a member of the Botkins Pool Committee. He enjoys spending time with his family, boating, cars, and skiing.
Nick Greve

Nick Greve

Council President
Raised in Botkins by his mother, Kay and father, the late Randy Greve along with two siblings. Nick graduated from Botkins High School in 1997. He recieved his BFA in Graphic Design from Bowling Green State University in 2001, where he met his wife Megan Greve. Together they have three children; Noah, Amelia and Wyatt. Nick is currently employed as Emerson Electric Corporation in Sidney, Ohio. His politcal career began in 2006 when he was voted to council to fill a pre-term vacancy and is now serving his fourth term. Nick is also an active member of Immaculate Conception Church in Botkins.
Lance Symonds

Lance Symonds

Lance Symonds moved to Botkins six years ago with his wife Kimi Symonds. Together they have two boys Dylan and Ethan. Lance graduated from Jackson Center High School in 2004. In his free time, Lance enjoys golfing, yard work, Camping, and entertaining family and friends.

Matt Flora


Lucas Greve


Jim Buehler