NWLEF Announce New Board

The Northwestern Lehigh Education Foundation is excited to announce a new board.

D.J. Wolbert has accepted the role of President, effective July 1. D.J. has been a resident of New Tripoli since 2001 with his wife, Wendy, and daughter, Reece. Since 2010 D.J. has been active on the NWLEF Board and currently chairs the Fund Development / PR Committee.

He has also been involved in other community activities including P.I.E. (Partners in Education) and has been a NYAA soccer coach.  D.J. has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University and an MBA in Management/Finance from DeSales University.  He has been a product manager at Victaulic since early 2013.  Prior to Victaulic, D.J. worked at Lutron Electronics for 19 years in several management positions.  D.J. enjoys many activities, including hunting, camping, running, biking, kayaking, and fixing whatever is needed on his small horse farm.

Joining D.J. as Vice-President, Daniel Macaulay is a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School and went on to study at Kutztown University while majoring in Criminal Justice. During this time he connected with his to-be-wife, another Northwestern Alumni, and began helping with her family’s business. He now resides with his wife Tiffany, son Colin, and daughter Reese in New Smithville.

Daniel works with the Cougle family at their business Cougle’s Recycling, Inc. and is a large part of their Business Development department. He attends Hope Community Church with his family and is a member of their Community Outreach program helping to build the church and furthering its reach. In the spring and fall months he enjoys coaching his children’s soccer teams and watching them grow through the NYAA Sports program. During the time off he enjoys playing soccer, golfing, skiing, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Valerie Creitz will continue in her role as Secretary and Steve Prange as treasurer.

The board is actively seeking two new members to the board to fill vacancies and welcomes members of the community and schools to serve on committees for the foundation or events. If you are interested in participating in either capacity please email nwlef@nwlehighsd.org.

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