Our Staff

The staff members of the Eugene Mission are committed to loving our homeless neighbors and assisting them as they transition out of homelessness. We are equally committed to operating our organization with the utmost professionalism and stewardship. If you need assistance from any of our team, please feel welcome to call the Eugene Mission at 541-344-3251 (extension numbers listed below).

Executive/Operational Leadership


Jack Tripp

Executive Director
Ext. 101

Dana Gray

Sr. Director of Operations
Ext. 103

Valeda McElroy

Office Manager/Bookkeeper
Ext. 105

Development


Caitlin Vargas

Development Director
Ext. 153

Tabitha Eck

Community Engagement Manager
Ext. 160

Facilities


Bill Wanner

Facilities Director
Ext. 104

Luiggi Rossi

Maintenance Manager
Ext. 135

Eric Z.

Warehouse/In-kind Donations Coordinator
Ext. 167

Dave Baker

Warehouse/In-Kind Donations Assistant
Ext. 167

Ken Coldeen

Custodial Coordinator
Ext. 104

Food Services


Marshall Eck

Food Service Director
Ext. 113 or 128

Trent Lee

Kitchen Manager
Ext. 110

Jake Reed

Kitchen Supervisor
Ext. 110

Rob Mehrley

Kitchen Supervisor
Ext. 110

Supportive Services


Denise Jubber

Director of Social Services, MA, LPC, NCC
Ext. 120

Sandi Starr O’Neil

Case Manager, BS
Ext. 121

Shannon Smyth

Behavioral Health Specialist, MA, LPCRI, NCC
Ext. 111

Kelly Anthony

Behavioral Health Specialist, MS, LPCRI, NCC
Ext. 144

Deb Wheeler

Peer Support Specialist, BA
Ext. 145

Dylan Martin

Peer Support Specialist, BS
Ext. 146

Ari Kloke

Behavioral Health Specialist, M.A., MSW, CSWA
Ext. 132

Life Change Program


Rodney “Butch” Jones

Life Change Program Director
Ext. 122

Denver Harris

Men's Life Change Supervisor
Ext. 129

Bryan Kimbell

Case Manager CADC I, BA, MSW
Ext. 123

Men's Center


Tony Davis

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 115

Norm Ingebretson

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 115

Tom Durant

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 115

Michael Mueller

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 115

Pat Porter

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 115

Chris O’Connell

Baggage Room Coordinator
Ext. 143

Women & Children's Center


Maria Cortez

Director of Women and Children’s Services, MPA
Ext. 141

Johnna Wheeler

Assistant Manager of Women and Children’s Services
Ext. 151

Joelle Wheeler

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 140

Moana Brown

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 140

Tayna Miner

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 151

Julie Hansen

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 140

Sabrina Haskinson

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 140

Joyce Curtis

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 140

Sonja Towner

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 140

Linda Forbess

Guest Services Supervisor
Ext. 140
A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling
Psalm 68:5