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 adapt to changing 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 show daily as she serves others.  

 

Philip Sobota - Warehouse Manager   

Philip began volunteering in the summer of 2014.  As a stay at home dad, he and his young family spent hours assisting our ministry each summer and during school breaks.  During COVID-19, Philip was able to provide more assistance and we are delighted he joined our team in November 2020!  His dedication to serve others, his kind heart, and his long history of service is greatly appreciated by everyone. 

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.