Rik Lineback was appointed Regional Director of the Indianapolis Regional Office (Region 25) in 2004. Later, in 2012, the Peoria Subregional Office was made a part of Region 25. After graduating from law school, Mr. Lineback began his NLRB career as a Field Attorney in Region 25. He was appointed Supervisory Attorney in 1981 and Regional Attorney in 1993 in Indianapolis.
Mr. Lineback received his B.A. degree in Political Science and English, cum laude from Wabash College in 1969 and his J. D. degree from the University of Iowa Law School in 1974 after serving in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971.