Nick Aguayo (He/Him) moved to Oregon from the midwest in 2015. Before working with SETA, Nick supported students' transitions to adulthood through his work in residence life in collegiate settings. Nick likes to volunteer with political campaigns that fight for working families and labor unions. Nick lives in Eugene with his husband and dog, Sasha, and spends his spare time playing board/video games, enjoying the outdoors, and finding great local eateries.
Shawna Herugue- Tenant Education Director
With a 15-year career in emergency medicine as a Registered Nurse, Shawna is transitioning into a new chapter with a background that includes close connections across Lane County's social service agencies, specifically in her work with the unhoused and precariously housed population. In 2020, she completed an undergraduate degree in sociology, followed by enrolling in a master’s program at the UO law school in 2021 where she study conflict and divorce mediation. Her lifelong passion revolves around working with marginalized and socially excluded populations. Outside of her commitments, she is an avid researcher, voracious reader, and loves to paint and garden. Having begun young adulthood being very precariously housed, renting for many years , to now homeowning and assisting with my children’s rental journey, she feels strongly committed to supporting tenants empowerment and self-advocacy during her housing journey. After having the pleasure of working closely over the last ten months with the executive team at Community Supported Shelters, she is excited for the opportunity to explore SETA's accomplishments and envision how her skills and experiences can contribute to its mission and goals.
Mary Blain - Accounting Director
A lifelong resident of the Willamette Valley, a few of Mary's favorite hobbies include hiking, yoga, cooking, and photography. She has worked in all aspects of finance for nearly 30 years, and myriad other professions simultaneously, to satisfy her curiosity. You may already know her from her thousands of hours volunteering with local non-profits and in service to our community, especially with children, food banks, and assisting and advocating for seniors.
Gil Corona - Tenant Hotline Support Specialist
Gil Corona (He/Him) grew up in Eastern Oregon before relocating to Eugene in 2014 to attend the University of Oregon. Before working with SETA, Gil served his community working in both Law and in Mental Health in Lane County. Gil is passionate in giving back to his community he dearly loves and believes that everyone deserves the chance to live in affordable housing and live a fulfilled life. Gil lives in Eugene with his adorable Chocolate Lab, Addie The Brown Cow, and spends his spare time enjoying the outdoors, weight lifting, playing piano, trying out new cafe's, watching football, and Skydiving.