Since 2000, Terry has worked as the Oregon State Parks project manager for four SCORP Plans and two Statewide Trails Plans. The 2013-2017 Oregon SCORP plan was chosen by the National Park Service and the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals as the recipient of the SCORP Excellence Award for 2014. Terry is also a co-founder of the Portland Rx Play park prescription program where medical offices write prescriptions for increased physical activity for physically inactive youth to enroll in local park and recreation programs. Terry has spoken at numerous national conferences, including the 2019 and 2015 American Trails International Trails Symposium, 2008 and 2012 NRPA conferences, 2014 NASORLO conference, 2014 and 2010 SORP conferences ‒ in addition to numerous in-state conferences and workshops. He has a Master of Science Degree in Recreation and Resources Development from Texas A&M University.