Robert T. Boey - NIU - Board of Trustees

Robert BoeyRobert T. Boey

Term Expires: January 21, 2019

Vice Chair - Research and Innovation, Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee
Member - Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee
Member - Finance, Audit, Compliance, Facilities and Operations Committee

Office address:

Sycamore Industrial Park, LLC
421 N. California Street
Sycamore, Illinois 60178

Professional experience:

  • President and Co-Owner (1985-January 2006)
    American Bare Conductor, Inc., Sycamore, Illinois
  • Partner and Co-Owner (1985-2008)
    Owner (2008-Present)
    Sycamore Industrial Park, LLC, Sycamore, Illinois
  • Corporate Manager of Engineering (1962-1985)
    Anaconda Co., Wire and Cable Division, Sycamore, Illinois


  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1962

Awards/Honors & Public Service:

  • Board of Trustees, Northern Illinois University (1996-Present)
  • Chair, Board of Trustees, Northern Illinois University (1997-1999)
  • NIU Foundation Outstanding Volunteer (1999-2000)
  • Member, Northern Illinois University Foundation (1995-Present)
  • Board of Trustees, Kishwaukee College, Malta (1993-2005)
  • Chair, Board of Trustees, Kishwaukee College (2001-2005)
  • Board of Directors, Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb (1994-2002)
  • Humanitarian Award for Service to the Community, Northern Illinois University Foundation, 1994
  • Former President, DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation
  • Former Chairman, City of DeKalb Planning Commission
  • Board of Directors, Castle BancGroup, Inc., DeKalb (1993-Present)
  • Friend of the Child Award, Community Coordinated Child Care (1993)
  • Chair, American Heart Walk, American Heart Association, DeKalb (1997)