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Governor Tom Wolf Appoints Two New Trustees To Penn State’s Board

While some of us were relaxing this week, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf was getting work done with Penn State’s Board of Trustees, appointing two new members to replace the outgoing gubernatorial members.

Gov. Wolf appointed David Kleppinger and Alex Hartzler, members of the class 1977 and 1990, respectively. Kleppinger and Hartzler will replace Cliff Benson and Paul Silvis and their terms will last until July 1, 2019.

Kleppinger graduated from Penn State with a bachelor’s in Political Science and went on to earn his law degree from Temple. He is the current chairman of the law firm McNees Wallace & Nurick where he deals primarily with consumers of fixed utility services, such as electricity, natural gas, water, wastewater, and communications from large industrial and commercial retailers.

Hartzler earned his bachelor’s in Economics from Penn State before going to George Washington for law school. He is a managing partner and founder of WCI Partners, a real estate development company in Harrisburg. Hartzler also currently chairs the board for Ten Thousand Villages, a nonprofit that markets handcrafted products from disadvantaged artisans and publishes “TheBurg.”

The Pennsylvania Governor maintains six Trustee-appointees on the Board. Kleppinger and Hartzler will join Board Vice Chairman Mark Dambly, student Trustee Allie Goldstein, Bob Capretto, and Elliott Weinstein as the gubernatorial members on the Board.

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Lexi Shimkonis

Lexi is an editor-turned-staff writer who can often be found at either Irving's or the Phyrst (with the chances she'll have her backpack being the same). Lexi is a senior hailing from Spring City, PA (kind of) and studying Civil Engineering. Please email questions and/or pleas for an Instagram caption to [email protected], or for a more intimate bond, follow her on Twitter @lexshimko.

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