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  1. July 21, 2017
    Eric B. Schultz Elected Chairman of Gettysburg Foundation Board

    CONTACT: Cindy Small, Vice President of Marketing, Gettysburg Foundation
    717-339-2109; csmall@gettysburgfoundation.org

    Eric B. Schultz Elected Chairman of Gettysburg Foundation Board

    Gettysburg, PA (July 20, 2017) — At its annual June meeting the Gettysburg Foundation’s Board elected Eric B. Schultz as the second board chairman in the organization’s 10-year history. Robert Kinsley, the Foundation’s founding chairman, will assume the role of chair emeritus.

    “I look forward to working with Dr. Matthew Moen, our dynamic Friends of Gettysburg members, and our other generous donors who support the Foundation’s critical mission,” said Schultz. “And I’m delighted that Mr. Kinsley will remain actively involved as we continue to preserve, educate, and inspire citizens all over the world about the lessons and values of this remarkable place.”

    Mr. Schultz is an entrepreneur and author who joined the Gettysburg Foundation Board in 2013. He is the former CEO and now consultant to Sensitech, a unit of United Technologies Corporation, and the former Chairman of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, co-chairing its successful $62 million “Connecting Families, Advancing History” capital campaign. He has authored or co-authored three books, King Philip’s War: The History and Legacy of America’s Forgotten Conflict, Weathermakers to the World, and Food Foolish: The Hidden Connection Between Food Waste, Hunger and Climate Change.

    Mr. Schultz received a B.A. in History from Brown University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He resides in Boxford, Massachusetts, with his wife, Susan.

    The Gettysburg Foundation is a non-profit philanthropic, educational organization operating in partnership with the National Park Service to preserve Gettysburg National Military Park and the Eisenhower National Historic Site, and to educate the public about their significance. The Foundation raised funds for and now operates the Museum and Visitor Center at Gettysburg National Military Park. The Gettysburg Foundation has a strong focus on education and the preservation of land, monuments, and artifacts—all in support of the National Park Service’s goals at Gettysburg.

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