Board Members

lynn brooks

Lynn Brooks

President and CEO(Retired) of Rieke Packaging Systems

A graduate of Trine University, Mr. Brooks has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing student education to better prepare them to obtain future success. Mr. Brooks has served as a member of the Trine University Board of Trustees since 2007, and currently serves as the chairman of the university’s finance committee. He has also consistently supported Trine University, and has been instrumental in the creation of its new plastics minor. Mr. Brooks also serves as the President of Rieke Packaging Systems, and the President of TriMas Corp. In 2014, Mr. Brooks was awarded with the Trine University Pillar of Success Award to commemorate his important contributions and support to enhancing the educational programs at his alma mater.


chuch nedele

Chuck Nedele

Vice Chairman, President and Owner of Croxton & Roe Insurance Service

Mr. Nedele has a passion for supporting community institutions. In addition to his position as President and owner of Croxton & Roe Insurance Service, Mr. Nedele also serves as a Board member on the Steuben County Community Foundation after previously serving on the foundation’s Grants Committee. Mr. Nedele is also a Board Member for Cameron Community Hospital and First Savings Bank. He also co-founded and currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the YMCA Camp Potawotami.


gretchen miller

Gretchen Miller

Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Trine University

Gretchen M. Miller has over twenty years of experience in higher education administration, economic development, fundraising, project management, and marketing experience.  She has been part of the Trine University team since 2011 and serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Business Management from Hillsdale College and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from Walden University.