Terry McDonald

Terrence R. (Terry) McDonald became the executive director of the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc. (SVdP) on June 14, 1984 and is a hands-on visionary leader of the agency. With degrees in Political Science and History and a Masters of Education from the University of Oregon, Terry’s energies are focused on affordable housing and economic development projects that create jobs while improving the environment and the community. In recognition of his accomplishments, Terry was named 2013 First Citizen by the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce, one of many such awards.

SVdP is the largest non-profit humanitarian agency in Lane County, Ore., with 700 employees, 1,500 units of affordable housing, 5 emergency service programs, 15 retail thrift stores, a vocational services department, an appliance shop, and 4 mattress recycling warehouses.

St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc.
Executive Director