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Randy Pembrook

Chancellor,
Souther Illinois University Edwardsville

How long have you lived in the Metro-East?

25 years.

In what Metro-East city do you live?

Edwardsville.

What brought you here?

Work - SIUE

What do you love most about the Metro-East?

The beauty of the SIUE Campus, access to St. Louis, and Edwardsville restaurants.

What advice would you give someone moving to the area?

Plug into the Leadership Council of Southwest IL.

What are your favorite attractions in the Metro-East?

I'm looking forward to the bike trails in the spring.

What do you think are the Metro-East’s best assets?

The location and the people.

What do you like to do for fun in the Metro-East?

SIUE sports events.

Please list charities to which you lend your time.

I'm still plugging in to the area to determine.

Why do you think it’s important for people to volunteer and what drives you to volunteer?

Helping the less fortunate.

Have you made any special friends or memories in your volunteer work?

Meeting lots of new folks at church, at Southwest IL Leadership Council and looking forward to plugging into new volunteer opportunities.