The Pennsylvania Senate confirmed the gubernatorial reappointment of Shippensburg University Council of Trustee member William Gindlesperger. This begins his second term as a trustee. 

“I am greatly appreciative of the opportunity afforded me by the Governor and the Pennsylvania Senate to continue my service for a second term to Shippensburg University,” said Gindlesperger. “These are difficult times for Shippensburg University and for the educational community in general.  Together we will overcome these challenges and emerge a better, stronger and more agile educational institution. 

Gindlesperger is chairman of eLynxx, a technology-driven business he established in 1975, offering project management software for the marketing supply chain. 

His writings have been published in more than 120 professional and trade journals and he holds five patents and a continuing application by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 

During the Base Realignment and Closure period, Gindlesperger was recognized for his role in saving 3,000 skilled jobs at the Letterkenny Army Depot and has been honored with the Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year and Innovator of the Year awards.  

Gindlesperger is an active community volunteer, serving as past president of the Board of Trustees of the Falling Spring Presbyterian Church, is a life member of the Pennsylvania Society, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees. He is also a member of the General James Chambers Lodge 801 F&AM, Valley of Harrisburg Consistory of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Zembo Temple and the Tall Cedars of Lebanon. 

As board chair, Gindlesperger brought the historic Totem Pole Playhouse, one of the nation’s few remaining professional summer stock theatres, from the brink of closure to a position of self-sufficient stability. 

Gindlesperger graduated from Dickinson College with a degree in religion and philosophy. He resides in Chambersburg with his wife, Maxine. They have five children and a foster daughter.