The Governors State University Board of Trustees is comprised of eight members, seven of whom are appointed by the Governor for a term of six years, and one student member that is elected by the student body for a term of one year. The Board of Trustees are responsible for the governance of the University.

       Patrick Ormsby, Chair       


 Lorraine Tyson, Vice Chair
 Chair, Budget and Finance Committee  

Patrick Ormsby

Lorraine Tyson 2014

Bruce N. Friefeld, Secretary 
Chair, Committee on Trusteeship, Governance and Nominations   

Anibal Taboas
Chair, Academic Affairs Committee

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Anibal Taboas headshot

 Masah SamForay, Chair, Human Resources Committee

Cornelius Griggs

Masah S. SamForay

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Carney A. BarrLinda Coleman, Student Trustee

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