Advancement Team/Contact


The Advancement Team of the Elk County Catholic School System

Sam MacDonald, president of ECCSS, oversees the Advancement Team. He often lends his writing talents to the many print documents and press releases that are published by the Advancement Office, assists in charitable giving efforts, and acts as a spokesperson for the system’s public relations activities.
Franchesca Herzing ’05 serves as the gift-giving coordinator for The ECCSS Fund, Business Sponsorship, Major Projects Fund, and Legacy Society for planned giving.  She heads the grant application and processing efforts for the system and handles new scholarship requests.
Jessica Fritz ‘96 is new to the advancement team for the 2019/2020 school year. She assists with marketing and communications for ECCHS, SMCMS, SMCES, and St. Leo School. Jessica along with her husband and two children are all alumni of ECC and brings with her experience in marketing, website management, social media, event planning, project management, and public relations.

Contact Us

ECCSS Advancement Office
600 Maurus Street
St. Marys, PA 15857
Sam MacDonald
ECCSS President
Franchesca Herzing ’05
Director of Advancement
Jessica Fritz ’96
Director of Marketing & Communications