Portland, Ore. (Oct. 5, 2017) – Shauna Lugar was recently named director of development for Youth Villages Oregon.
In her new role, Lugar will be tasked with leading the development and implementation of an integrated development strategy to increase engagement from individuals, corporations, and foundations. Prior to joining Youth Villages, Lugar served as development director for Children First for Oregon. Before that, she served as the development and communications director for Children’s Center, a child abuse intervention organization.
Originally from Oregon City, Lugar holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in writing from Western Oregon University. She is also a Certified Fundraising Executive through CFRE International.
“Shauna has more than a decade of experience in development focusing on children and families in Oregon,” said Andrew Grover, executive director for Youth Villages Oregon. “As we continue to grow our community-based programs in the state, particularly YVLifeSet, her knowledge and expertise will be incredibly valuable for meeting fundraising goals.”
About Youth Villages
Youth Villages Oregon is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children with emotional and behavioral health issues, their families and young people. It is committed to providing the most effective and cost-effective programs and offers intensive in-home services to children and families, emergency department diversion for youth experiencing behavioral health emergencies, a residential treatment home for young adults in transition and YVLifeSet services for youth aging out of the state system to help them make a successful transition to independent adulthood. For more information, visit www.youthvillages.org.