Board of Directors

By on June 26, 2017

Tracey A. Campbell, Facilities Business Analyst
College of Lake County

Tracey joined the Facilities Department at the College of Lake County in 2012 as the Events and Facilities Coordinator. Her current role as the Facilities Business Analyst, has been filled with new challenges, most associated with being the administrator of the Access Control System, the TMA Work Order System, and the 25Live Scheduling System. Prior to working at CLC,Tracey spent more than 20 years in graphic design, management, computer programming, printing and publishing industries, as well as marketing & promotions. She brings expertise, creativity and innovative thinking to her role and this variety provides a diversified skill set that can be leveraged throughout the many components of her job at the College of Lake County.

Robert Roman, Director
University of Illinois at Chicago

Rob accepted the position of Director of Utilities in October of 2013, currently managing all of the utility operations, procurement, production, and distribution of all energy streams for the Chicago, Rockford, and Peoria campuses, including two co-generation facilities at the Chicago campus.

Prior to UIC, Rob served as Director of Resources for Utilities Administration and Vice President of Prairieland Energy, Inc. at the Urbana Campus, overseeing utility regulatory and legislative affairs, and utility market management. Rob also was employed as the Chief Utility Plant Operating Engineer at the Abbott Power Plant at the Champaign Campus.

Prior to working at the University, Rob served in the US Marine Corps, and spent several years in the commercial power generation industry in positions such as Maintenance Director, Regional Project Manager, and Nuclear Operations Supervisor.

Rob earned a BS in Management and his MBA from the University of St. Francis. Rob serves as the Co-Chair of the Chancellors Committee on Sustainability, Energy & Utilities Sub-Committee, and is a member of APPA, Northern Illinois Energy Users, Chicago Association of Energy Economists, International District Energy Association, and several veteran’s and community organizations.

Brad Dillard, Director Plant and Service Operations
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

With 26 years in facilities – beginning in 1987 as a student – Brad knows his campus inside and out. He oversees our power plant, the maintenance division, key control and the grounds department. Just to give you an idea of some of the facilities staff’s responsibilities, they maintain: 5.5 million square feet of academic space, 1.5 million square feet of housing space, 14 miles of roads and drives, 28 miles of sidewalks, 12,000 parking spaces, and more than 40,000 doors and locks just in the academic areas of campus.

The 120-member staff responds to an average of 10,000 service requests annually, handling heating and cooling needs, plumbing problems, water main breaks, fire alarm malfunctions, and lighting issues, among others.

Matt Pefley, Regional Manager
Spirotherm, Inc. 

Matt Pefley is a Regional Manager with Spirotherm, Inc., the world leader in air and dirt elimination technologies for residential, commercial and Industrial hydronic systems.  Matt has 17 years of industry experience in air elimination, dirt separation, piping, sheetmetal, design and other HVAC systems.  His more recent roles include Project Management and Estimating as a mechanical contractor.

Early in his career, he was an HVAC Journeyman in the United States Air Force providing building maintenance and steam plant operation.  He holds a BS from Northern Illinois University.