William A. (Al) Eckert III has been elected to a six-year term on the Board of Directors for the Arkansas Environmental Federation. Founded in 1967, the Arkansas Environmental Federation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit education association with more than 250 members, the vast majority of them businesses and industries that deal with environmental, safety, and health regulations on a day-to-day basis. The Arkansas Environmental Federation focuses on practical, common-sense laws and regulations based on sound science, a teamwork approach to compliance, and waste minimization and pollution prevention. The Arkansas Environmental Federation enables information to be exchanged on a daily basis between its members, government regulators, and policy makers.