Oneida County History Center names trustee interim director


Elizabeth Tantillo has been chosen interim executive director at the Oneida County History Center, the organization’s board of directors announced.

Tantillo has a master of business administration degree in management and marketing from Anna Maria College and is a graduate of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Executive Management and Marketing Program. She serves as a Clinton village trustee and as board director at the Kirkland Art Center.

Board Chairman Andy Weimer said: “The Board of Trustees is thrilled to have Elizabeth as our interim director. She brings a wealth of non-profit leadership experience to the History Center. We look forward to working with her to not only continue, but also build upon, our mission and strategic planning initiatives.”

Brian Howard resigned in December to take a similar position in Massachusetts.

The Oneida County History Center, 1608 Genesee St., is a private 501(c) (3) not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to preserving and promoting the history, heritage, and culture of the Greater Mohawk Valley.

It was founded in 1876 and currently cares for a growing collection of over 250,000 documents and books, tens of thousands of images (photographs, paintings, slides, drawings, etc.) and thousands of artifacts.

For information on the Oneida County History Center, visit its website at


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