Board of Trustees

Lyneir ColeLyneir R. Cole, Chicago, IL; appointed 2011

Lyneir Cole was appointed to the Western Illinois University Board of Trustees in October of 2011. Mr. Cole is a 1987 graduate of WIU in Law Enforcement Administration (now known as Law Enforcement and Justice Administration). He is currently employed at Seguin Services in Cicero, IL as a Child Welfare Specialist working with the developmentally disabled, and has been in the field of mental health for over 18 years.

Mr. Cole has served on the WIU Alumni Council for six years, and has been President of the Black Alumni Committee for nine years. Mr. Cole has also served on the Advisory Board for the College of Education and Human Services for the last six years.