Eric Ziegler The Lycoming County Historical Society is excited to welcome Eric Ziegler as our new Director of Development. Eric has over 20 years in the major gift fundraising, marketing, communication, and public relations fields. Specifically, Eric has extensive proficiency in assisting not-for-profit organizations to implement, craft, and grow their fundraising programs and priorities, and should prove to be a valuable addition to the Taber Museum staff.

Some of Eric’s professional highlights include working for a number of years as Associate Director of Development in the College of Engineering at Penn State and Development Director for the Penn State Catholic Community. Most recently, Eric was the Director of Development & Marketing at Family Promise Harrisburg Capital Region, and during his tenure there, he set up and expanded their fundraising and marketing program from the ground up. He has also been President of his own non-profit fundraising consulting firm as well as garnered professional experience in the sales, marketing, and logistics fields.

Eric was born and grew up in Williamsport and went to college at Lock Haven University, and has deep roots and a great passion for the Lycoming county area and its history. Within his community, he serves on numerous boards of various non-profit organizations in and near Centre County. Eric has expressed his excitement to be a part of the staff of the LCHS and will work with administration, volunteer boards, and committees to craft a positive plan and vision for the development program of the Taber Museum via an extensive and forward-thinking action plan. Along with innovative plans to expand new avenues in our marketing, social media, and programmatic communications to help bring exciting forward progress to our organization.

Please join us in welcoming Eric to the LCHS/Taber Museum! He can be reached at (570) 326-3326 or via email at