Lycoming Law Association Foundation

Lycoming Law Association Foundation The Lycoming Law Association Foundation is a tax-exempt not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation. The mission of the Foundation is to cultivate the science of jurisprudence, improve the legal and judicial system and facilitate the administration of justice for residents of Lycoming County; to promote education generally, including the cultivation of law-related education in schools of Lycoming County, the granting of scholarships, assistance to public libraries in Lycoming County and advancement of continuing legal education; and, to make such grants as are consistent with Foundation policies and guidelines.

The Foundation provides funding for worthwhile law-related community projects and activities and also to support the Williamsport Office of North Penn Legal Services which has provided civil legal services on a wide range of high priority legal problems to poor people in Lycoming County since 1974.

Photo from left: Robin Read, Matt Parker, Paul Roman, Sean Gingrich, Jen Heverly, Judge William Arbuckle, Michele Frey, Liz White and Fred Holland.The Foundation is funded through the support of the members of the Lycoming Law Association, and others. This support comes in various forms: from Association membership dues and income of the Lycoming Reporter; from donations of individual lawyer members of the Lycoming County Bar; from donations of other individuals, lawyer family members or estates. 

The directors of the Foundation are elected at the annual meeting, on the second Monday of January. The directors serve four-year terms that expire on the date of the annual meeting. The current directors and their terms of office are:

  • Paul Roman (January 2023 - January 2027)
  • Fred Holland - Treasurer (January 2019 – January 2024)
  • Robin Read - President (January 2020 - January 2025)
  • Sean P. Gingerich Secretary (January 2023 - January 2027)
  • Nicole M. Ippolito (January 2021 – January 2024)
  • Julieanne E. Steinbacher (January 2021 – January 2025)
  • William I. Arbuckle, III (January 2022- January 2026)
  • Elizabeth A. White (January 2023 – January 2024) - LLA President (ex officio member)
  • Joy Reynolds McCoy (January 2023 – January 2024) - LLA President-Elect (ex officio member)

The Lycoming Law Association's Community Activities and Outreach Committee is responsible to advise and assist the Foundation in administering funds for community projects of merit. The Committee is actively involved in reviewing grant applications and in making recommendations to the Foundation concerning the funding of worthwhile projects and activities.

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