Press Release

February 1, 2016

Wildlife For Everyone Endowment Foundation Board of Directors Re-Elects Officers for Second Term

James V. Eckles remains President of the foundation's Board of Directors

State College, PA - The Wildlife For Everyone Endowment Foundation's Board of Directors unanimously approved the re-election of all officers for 2016. The board is responsible for overseeing operations and fundraising for the foundation.

James V. Eckles, of Beaver County, PA, remains as the board's President. Eckles joined the Board of Directors in 2011 and served as Vice President from 2013 until his appointment as President in 2015. Eckles is an architect in the Pittsburgh area, providing design services for local and national clients. He also is a member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Ducks Unlimited, Quail Forever and the Board of Directors for Safari Club International. An avid outdoorsman, Eckles also serves as the Chairman for the foundation's annual Sporting Clay Classic.

Michael L. Mulvihill, of Crosby, PA, will once again serve as Vice President. An avid hunter and fisher, Mulvihill has also held the treasurer post during his tenure with the board. Mulvihill worked for years as a marketing consultant for higher education and is now retired. He is an alum of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Mulvihill is very active with the foundation's projects in McKean County.

James Campbell, Jr., of Camp Hill, PA, was re-elected as Treasurer. Campbell enters his fourth year on the Board of Directors. He is a Retired President of Harrisburg-based Caldwell & Kearns, Attorneys at Law and also served as President of the Camp Hill School Board. Campbell attended Cornell University, where he lettered in football and served as President of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. After graduation, he continued his education at Penn State Dickinson School of Law as a member of the class of 1965.

B. Michael Schaul, of Mechanicsburg, PA, remains the Secretary for the foundation. Schaul is the President of WHM Solutions, Inc., Economic Strategies Group and Bald Eagle Trust, Ltd. and Vice President of WHM Consulting, Inc. Prior to entering the private sector, Schaul served three Pennsylvania governors in a variety of roles, focusing on overseeing, developing and promoting domestic and international business investments. He was the Executive Director of the Governor's Cabinet Committee for Economic Development where he oversaw almost $2 billion of private and public sector investments creating jobs throughout the Commonwealth. Schaul is also on the board for several other non-profit organizations and is the Chairman of the Shippensburg University Council of Trustees.

Now in its second decade of existence, the Wildlife For Everyone Endowment Foundation continues to provide all wildlife enthusiasts with a way to show their commitment to all 480 species of wildlife in Pennsylvania and their habitat. The foundation has already raised more than $2 million for projects across the entire Commonwealth. This year, the foundation plans to launch a new marketing campaign based around the recently approved slogan "Wildlife For a Lifetime."

Russell Schleiden of Centre Hall, PA oversees the Board of Directors as its Chairman. Schleiden is the CEO of Penn's Cave and Wildlife Park and was one of the founding members of the foundation.

The Wildlife For Everyone Endowment Foundation was established to provide permanent private support for wildlife habitat enhancement, wildlife research and education, land preservation, and for the establishment of a Wildlife Education and Research Center in State College. Wildlife For Everyone Endowment Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation. More information about the foundation and its projects can be found at

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Brian Tripp
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