Press Release

May 26, 2022

Wildlife for Everyone Elects New Board Member and Officers

State College, PA – The conservation-focused non-profit organization, Wildlife for Everyone Foundation, recently welcomed a new member and elected officers to its Board of Directors.

photo of William CapouillezWilliam Capouillez (McVeytown, Mifflin County) was elected to a three-year termon the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Capouillez is president, owner and operator of Body & Soul Community Center, McVeytown, the largest fitness and sports training facility in Mifflin County. Other businesses Capouillez owns and manages include Capouillez Community Service LLC and the Fur & Fowl Barn LLC, a deer hunting preserve, both in McVeytown. Capouillez is also president of the McVeytown Community Local Mission Service Foundation, a non-profit organization that facilitates Christian outreach and youth athletic programs in the surrounding McVeytown area.

Capouillez brings land management expertise to the Board, having served as Director of the PA Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Habitat Management. In this capacity, he was responsible for all state game lands and wildlife habitat management programs throughout the state. He gained experience in areas of forestry; engineering; surveying and real estate acquisition; public access; oil, gas and mineral development; and environmental planning and protection. Capouillez retired from the US Army National Guard as a Major after 21 years of service.

“We’re pleased to welcome Bill to the Board. His vast experience in land management and habitat conservation will benefit our organization; and along with the varied skill sets of the other Board members, the Foundation will be in a good position to advance its mission,” says Russ Schleiden, Chair of the Wildlife for Everyone Foundation.

Other Board action included the election of three officers: Reed McCormick (Port Matilda, Centre County) - President, Michael Frailey (Stroudsburg, Monroe County) - Vice President and Dennis Coleman (Howard, Centre County) - Secretary. Carl Roe (Carlisle, Cumberland County) was re-elected to a 3-year term on the Board.

The Wildlife for Everyone Foundation was established in 2004 to provide all wildlife enthusiasts with a way to show their commitment through much-needed financial support for wildlife conservation efforts and education. Since its inception, the Foundation has supported projects including wildlife and wetland habitat improvements, creek and lake restorations, the Seedlings for Schools and Pollinator Garden programs and student educational opportunities. Two fully accessible, ADA-compliant wetlands areas are being developed in Centre County to provide all residents of Pennsylvania with outdoor recreational opportunities regardless of physical limitation. For more information, visit

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