Staff

Carolyn Palmer - Executive Director

Carolyn has been an active member of St. Vincent de Paul Society since 2008, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Vancouver. In July 2016, she was hired as the executive director. Her passion to serve others, listen and being adaptable to daily situatons at SVdP is a top priority.

Sylvia Van  - Operations Manager

Sylvia started volunteering at St. Vincent de Paul in 2001. She was hired as a part time employee in February 2003 and became a full time employee in December 2004. Her dedication and experience to inspire clients and volunteers, shows daily as she serves others.      

Grace Nuber - Office Assistant

Grace is an active parishioner at St. Ignatius Parish in Portland.  She was hired in December 2004 as a part time employee.  Her adaptability, dedication and "Can Do" personality is a strong asset to all she meets. 

Steve Kreklow - Afternoon Warehouse Lead

Steve started volunteering at St. Vincent de Paul in 2003. He was hired as a part time employee in 2015. His long history of hard work and dedication to the society is appreciated daily by clients, staff and volunteers. 

Fred Hartman - Morning Warehouse Lead   

Fred started at St Vincent de Paul in September 2017 as a part time employee.  He is a former student from St. Joseph Catholic School and a great addition to our team. 

Dan Quitugua- Custodian

Dan is an active member of St. Vincent de Paul Society since 2015, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Vancouver. He was hired as a part time employee in September 2017 and maintains our clean facility.    

 

 

The Vancouver Conference has a 12 member board of directors that sets policy and oversees the business affairs of the conference.

Dick Lauer and Gary Wright, past Executive Directors, continue to volunteer and remain active with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.