Director of Stewardship & Development
Mrs. Gaston works with Archbishop Sample to direct major gifts, planned giving programs, the Archbishop's Annual Appeal, and provides assistance to parishes in their stewardship efforts. She most recently served as the Chief Development Officer at Catholic Charities and was Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations and Planning at the University of Portland for over eight years. She earned her bachelor in arts degree at University of Portland and her law degree from Creighton School of Law. She also is active in the community, serving as vice‐chair of the board at Volunteers of America Oregon and as community board Member at the Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland. She also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Portland Pamplin School of Business. She was honored in 2009 as one of Portland's 40 Under 40 by the Portland Business Journal for career accomplishments and community service contributions.