Leadership & Staff
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PRESIDENT | SUSAN O’TOOLE | 2019 to Present
A long-time resident of the Pittsburgh area with a deep love of 18th century history, O’Toole first began volunteering at Woodville in 1985. Over the past 10 years, she has served as board member and Vice President of the Neville House Associates. She has been a Realtor with Howard Hanna Real Estate, working out of their Mt. Lebanon office for over 22 years. She currently resides in Rosslyn Farms with her husband Martin.
VICE PRESIDENT | ROB WINDHORST
President Emeritus 2005-2015 & Director of Communications
A member of the Neville House Associates since 1992, and President Emeritus 2005- 2015/Director of Communications of the organization, Windhorst is our resident expert on 18th century history in general and Woodville history in particular. He currently serves as a sales representative of Kravet Fabrics in Pittsburgh. Prior he served in the same capacity at F. Schumacher & Co., Duralee Fabrics, Waverly Fabrics and Wallcoverings/Greff Fabrics and Wallcovering. Windhorst began his career at J.C. Penny as a Senior Merchandiser and later a Senior Merchandise Managers – Home Textiles. He is a 1988 graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he earned a BS in Marketing and History.
TREASURER | DAVID PETRAK
David is a dedicated, results-oriented accounting professional with an interest in history. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a BA in Nonfiction Writing and a BS in Mathematics, he is now a CPA whose areas of expertise include analyzing and reconciling accounts, creating financial statements, financial statement audits and preparing tax returns. His expert-level status in these areas comes with experience analyzing and adjusting monthly processes and reports, improving workpapers, creating reusable templates and currency conversion. His focus on clarity and efficiency, as well as his listening, observation and communication skills, have helped organizations achieve success. He resides in Rosslyn Farms.
SECRETARY | SALLY SHOLLENBERGER
A 1982 graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Schollenberger is a member of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. She retired from the Chartiers Valley School District in 2020 after a long career as a Music Educator.
ROBERT L. ECKLE
A 1981 graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana where he earned a degree in Geology as well as a degree School of Public and Environmental Affairs. His career includes management positions at Mark Resources, Gasco Distribution Systems, and Equitable Resources. In 1999, he founded Appalachian Producer Services Corporation where he currently serves as president.
A past president of the Neville House Associates, Eckle is active in community philanthropical efforts as 3rd degree Free Mason, a volunteer for Venture Outdoors and a member of the Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Association. He is currently serving as the Chairman of NHA’s Woodville Experience Capital Campaign, which is raising funds to improve and enhance the Woodville National Historic Landmark site. He currently makes his home in Canonsburg.
Global General Counsel at Viatris, Roman previous served in the same capacity at Mylan as well as held the positions of Chief Administrative Officer, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President and General Counsel, North America, and Litigation Counsel at the company. Previously he was a Partner at Doepken, Keevican & Weiss and an Associate Attorney at K&L Gates.
He is a 1991 graduate of Cornell University where he earned a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations as well as a 1994 graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo -Law School where he earned his Doctor of Law degree.
Currently serving as VP Communications, ESG and Corporate Giving at Duquesne Light in Pittsburgh, Waller has a significant experience as an insights-driven communications and corporate affairs leader, strategic, respected counselor and a transformational executive revitalizing and developing communications functions. Prior to her current position at Duquesne Light, she served as Head of Global Communications at Mylan in Pittsburgh, in addition to the positions of Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO and Head of North America Communications. Earlier, Waller served as an International News Analyst at Televisa and Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Analyst at CMEX, both in Monterrey, Mexico.
She earned an M.A., Public and International Affairs and a BA in English Writing and Communications at the University of Pittsburgh as well as a Certificate, International Business at the Technological Institute of Monterrey, Mexico.
SHELLEY DAVIES WYGANT
Recently relocated back to Western Pennsylvania, Wygant is a 1982 graduate of Westminster College, Her decades long career as an advertising creative director includes positions at Time-Life Inc., Doner Direct, and Eisner Communications as well as ongoing work as a freelance consultant through Wygant & Co.
During her 20+ years living in Ellicott City, Maryland, she served as president, officer and board member of the Howard County Historical Society as well as a board member of Historic Ellicott City, Inc. She is the author of three books published by Arcadia Publishing and The History Press that include Images of America: Howard County, Haunted Ellicott City, and Haunted Howard County, Maryland. She currently resides in Sewickley with her husband Jeffrey.
Susan W. H. Smith
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America