Nathan Hoffman, Illinois-Springfield ’16, is a man of distinction on campus. He has the unique position of serving the University of Illinois- Springfield campus population as a student trustee on the university Board of Trustees, where his responsibilities include advocating for student concerns and campus needs during board meetings. Hoffman works closely with the Student Government Association president to meet and represent the UIS student population.

His previous leadership positions have included president of the UIS College Republicans, senator on the Student Government Association and a member of the Mock Trial and Model Illinois Government Moot Court teams. In addition to his campus involvement, Hoffman works for Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL) to coordinate federal projects within LaHood’s district.

Hoffman’s campus and community involvement have taught him the importance of time management. He ensures that his academics remain a priority while juggling a busy calendar. After graduating, Hoffman plans to attend law school and, down the road, run for public office.