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       

 Patrick Ormsby

 Lorraine Tyson, Vice Chair

 Chair, Budget and Finance Committee Lorraine Tyson 2014

 Bruce N. Friefeld, Secretary

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

 Anibal Taboas

 Chair, Academic Affairs Committee

Anibal Taboas headshot

Masah S. SamForay 

 Chair, Human Resources Committee  BOT- Masah Renwick

   Cornelius Griggs 

  BOT- Cornelius Griggs

 Carney A. Barr

  BOT-Carney Barr

      Linda Coleman, Student Trustee