Director of Public Works
William R. (Rob) Boyer III
William (Rob) Boyer is the Public Works Director for the City of Freeport. Rob has 22 years of organizational leadership in both public and private organizations and has a strong background in public works and utilities. He is a United States Marine Corps veteran and served honorably as a Plane Captain and Crew Chief on heavy-lift helicopters while stationed in Hawaii.
Rob has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Illinois and is a member of the Global Honor Society for Public Administrators. Additionally, Rob earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational and Professional Development form Eastern Illinois University, where he received Dean’s List honors.
After-hours, Rob and his wife Kate enjoy spending time with their kids and look forward to countless hours enjoying Freeport’s abundant amenities. Rob is excited about leading the Public Works Department and advancing the City’s goals through effective, efficient, economic and equitable leadership.