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Catalog 2023-2024 
Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty and Administration

Board of Education

Members of the Chemeketa Board of Education are elected to represent seven geographical zones in the college district.

Zone One-Iton Udosenata
Zone Two-Ron Pittman
Zone Three-Neva Hutchinson
Zone Four-Ken Hector
Zone Five-Jackie Franke
Zone Six-Diane Watson
Zone Seven-Betsy Earls

Faculty and Administration as of July, 2023

This is a partial listing of Chemeketa Community College’s administration and faculty. It includes most of the people who are employed full time in instructional, coordinating, and administrative roles.

Check website for most current information.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z


Abarca-Millan, Melody R-Instructor-ESOL/Adult Basic Education
MAT, Teaching George Fox University
BA, Spanish & International Studies George Fox University

Abderhalden, David A-Coordinator-Athletics
AA, General Studies Chemeketa Community College

Adicho, Eileen F-Instructor-Adult Basic Education
MED, ESOL The College of New Jersey
MA, Education University of California-Santa Barbara
BA, Physical Education California State University-Fresno

Aebi, Eric M-Instructor-Hospitality & Tourism Management
MBA, Business Administration Capella University
BA, Arts & Letters Portland State University

Aguirre, Blanca A-Associate Dean-Counseling & Career Services
MS, Counseling Oregon State University
BA, Psychology Western Oregon University

Alexander, Karen L-Director-Student Accessibility/Testing
MA, Psychology National-Louis University
BA, Behavioral Science National-Louis University

Alvarez, Maria E (Cleo)-Counselor-Student Support Services
MS, Counseling Western Oregon University

Alvarez, Rory-Director-Facilities & Operations
AAS, Licensure, Journeyman Electrical Lane Community College

Antoine, Patricia L-Instructor-Sociology
MS, Sociology Portland State University
BS, Sociology Portland State University
AA, Lower Division Collegiate Chemeketa Community College

Arbuckle, Chris A-Instructor-Emergency Medical Technology
AAS, Nursing Mt. Hood Community College
AAS, Paramedicine Chemeketa Community College

Archer, Angela S-Interim Director-First Year Programs
MS, Academic Advising Kansas State University
BS, Biology Oregon Institute of Technology


Bailey, Christie N-Instructor-Nursing
PHD, Nursing Florida Atlantic University
MSN, Nursing Florida Atlantic University
BSN, Nursing Florida Atlantic University

Ballard, Justus D-Instructor-English
MFA, Creative Writing Antioch University
BA, English University of California-Los Angeles

Beausoleil, Deanne G-Instructor-Art
MFA, Art History Savannah College of Art & Design
BFA, Art History Savannah College of Art & Design

Behmard, Sheeny L-Instructor-Mathematics
MS, Math Science: Statistics Eastern Kentucky University
MS, Statistics Oregon State University
BA, Mathematics Berea College
BA, Physics Berea College

Berenguer, Bryan J-Instructor-Vineyard Management 
MS, Viticulture and Oenology Vinifera Euomaster Program Montpellier SupAgro-France; Bordeaux Sciences Agro-France; Hochschule Geisenheim University-Germany
MS, Forestry North Carolina State University
BS, Biology Davidson College

Bermingham, Jordan M-Dean-Emergency Services & Diesel Technology
MS, Education Portland State University
BA, Psychology American University

Bernhisel, Donna J-Instructor-English/Writing
PHD, Education Oregon State University
MA, English Utah State University
BS, Social Work Brigham Young University

Bledsoe, Karen E-Instructor- Life Science/Biology
PHD, Science Oregon State University
MAT, Teaching Program Willamette University
BS, Biology Willamette University

Brase, Donald L (Don)-Executive Dean-General Education & Transfer Studies
MA, English University of Montana
BA, English University of Washington

Bratcher, Keely D-Instructor-Nursing-Clinical
MAS, Nursing University of Phoenix
BSN, Nursing University of Phoenix
ADN, Nursing Excelsior College
LPN, Nursing Brunswick Community College

Brose, Johnathan M (Johnny)-Instructor-Wine Making
BS, Fermentation Science/Chemistry Oregon State University

Buckholz, Cheryl J-Instructor-Pharmacy Technician
PHD, Pharmacy Oregon State University
BS, Botany Oregon State University

Bunnenberg-Boehmer, Kay-Instructor-Arts
MFA, Painting San Francisco Art Institute
BA, Art Sonoma State University

Burke, Michele LH-Reference Librarian
MLS, Library Science Emporia State University
BA, Philosophy Portland State University

Burtis, Kerry P-Instructor-Music
Doctor of Musical Arts University of Southern California
Master of Music University of Southern California
BA, Music Augustana College

Butzner, Alexis M-Instructor-English
PHD, English Fordham University
MA, English Literature Fordham University
BA, Liberal Arts/Philosophy The New School-Eugene Language College


Caleffi Prichard, Viviani (Vivi)-Chief Diversity Officer
MBA, Business Administration George Fox University
BA, Mass Communication/Journalism Centro Universitario do Sul de Minas

Camp, Reanna L-Instructor-Physical Science
MS, Geology East Carolina University
BS, Geology University of Nebraska

Carter, Christopher L-Instructor-Adult Basic Education
MSE, Special Education Western Oregon University
BS, Environmental Science Oregon State University
AAOT, General Education Chemeketa Community College

Ceja Garibay, Jose A-Instructor-High School
MED, Educational Leadership Concordia University-St. Paul

Cheyne, Larry D-Dean-Applied Technologies
MS, Sport Management California University of Pennsylvania
BA, English Drake University

Christensen, Autumn-Instructor-Physical Science
MS, Geology Central Washington University
BA, Chemistry/Geology Gustavus Adolphus College

Christian, Colton B-Director-Institutional Research and Reporting
PHD, Psychology University of Oregon
MS, Psychology University of Oregon
BS, Psychology Southern Oregon University

Christie, Jonathan E-Instructor-Life Science
MS, Botany & Plant Pathology Oregon State University
BS, Botany Oregon State University
CERT, Russian Studies Oregon State University

Clark, Corey R-Instructor-Pharmacy Technician
AAS, Pharmacy Management Chemeketa Community College
CERT, Pharmacy Technician Chemeketa Community College

Claysmith, Christopher S-Instructor-Astronomy-Planetarium
MA, Astronomy Boston University
BS, Physics Oregon State University

Cobb, Nolan (Nol)-Interim Director-Apprenticeships
MBA, Human Resources Management University of Phoenix
BS, Information Technology University of Phoenix

Colantino, Kimberly A (Kim)-Instructor-English
MS, English Washington State University
BA, Literature George Fox University

Coleman, Beverly J-Instructor-Nursing-Clinical
MBA Cumberland University
MS, Nursing Western Governors University
BS, Nursing Western Governors University

Colon-Cortes, Eric I-Director-Academic Initiatives/Health and Human Performance
MS, Exercise and Sport Science
Oregon State University

Cortez, Julio-Counselor-Student Support Services
MS, Counseling-Rehabilitation Western Oregon University
BA, Psychology Western Oregon University

Cotter, Kerry N-Instructor-Chemistry
MS, Chemistry Arizona State University
BS, Chemistry University of Puget Sound

Couch, Daniel E-Instructor-English
MA, English Portland State University

Covey, Brian L-Instructor-Automotive
AAS, Automotive Technology Mt. Hood Community College

Cox, Jennifer A-Interim Dean-Libraries
Master Library & Information Science Dominican University

Crawford, LeAnna R-Instructor-English
MA, Creative Writing Antioch University
BA, English University of Northern Colorado

Cruse, Maria T-Instructor-Political Science
MA, Political Science University of Texas-Arlington
JD, Law Cornell University

Csaky, Sara C-Instructor-Education Programs
MAT, Teaching Western Oregon University
BA, Educational Psychology Dr. Domingo Cabred College


Darby, Sydney L-Instructor-English
MA, English Boston College
BA, English Portland State University

Darland, Joshua D-Instructor-Fire Protection Technology
AAS, Emergency Management Clackamas Community College
NFPA Certificates Department of Public Safety Standards & Training

Davis, Cheryl M-Instructor-Health Information Management
MBA, George Fox University
BS, Health Education University of Oregon

Davis, Paul A-Director-Wine Studies & Career and Technical Education Yamhill Valley Campus
MS, Adult Education & Training University of Phoenix
BS, Education Andrews University

Davis, Jr., Peter C-Instructor-Human Services
Doctor of Behavioral Health Arizona State University
MSW, Community Mental Health Northwest Nazarene University
MA, Anthropology Idaho State University
Master of Health Education Idaho State University
BA, International Studies Idaho State University

Denherder, Robert T (Bob)-Interim Director-Public Safety
Certificate, Critical Incidents FEMA
Certificate, Use of Force DPSST
Certificate, Defensive Tactics DPSST
Certificate, Critical Incidents-EDP DPSST
Continuous Training-Multiple Categories DPSST

Dennison, Sara R-Instructor-English
MA, English Bemidji State University
BFA, Creative/Professional Writing Bemidji State University
BA, Spanish Bemidji State University

Dishong McCormack, Michele D-Instructor-Speech
MA, Communications Washington State University
BA, English and Speech Communication Chadron State College

Ditterick, Pamela (Pam)-Instructor-Early Childhood Education
MA, Early Childhood Education Concordia University-St. Paul
BA, Psychology-Family Studies Corban College
AA, Early childhood Education Chemeketa Community College

Drapela, Nicholas E-Instructor-Physical Science
PHD, Chemistry Oregon State University

Duarte, Moises E-Instructor-Alternative High School
MA, English California State University-Long Beach
BA, English (Literature) California State University-Long Beach

Dye, Kevin R-Instructor-English
PHD, English University of New Mexico
MA, English Western Washington University
BA, English New York University
AA, Liberal Arts Nassau Community College


Eagles, Shannon C-Coordinator-Library Technology Services
MLIF, Library and Information Studies International Colleges
BA, Arts and Letters; French Portland State University

Edwards, Karen D-Instructor-Business Management Programs
MBA, Business & Administration Willamette University
BA, History Willamette University

Ensminger-Stapp, Colin W-Instructor-Learning Technologies Facilitator
MET, Educational Technology Boise State University
CERT, On-line Teaching Boise State University
BA, Telecommunications Pacific University
AAS, Television Production Technology Mt. Hood Community College

Evans, Michael A (Mike)-Dean-Student Retention & College Life
MS, Counseling Western Oregon University
BS, Psychology Corban College
AA, Refrigeration/Heating/Air Conditioning Linn-Benton Community College

Evans, Paul L-Instructor-Speech
MAT, Teaching Lewis and Clark College
MA, English Portland State University
BA, English University of Arizona

Ewing, Demitrus D-Instructor-Psychology
MS, Psychology Oakland University
BS, Psychology Grand Valley State University


Faltyn, Amanda F-Director-Auxiliary Services-Bookstore
BA, History University of Oregon

Fleming, Garth A-Instructor-Mathematics
MAT, Mathematics Portland State University
MS, Education-Secondary University of Western Sydney
BS, Industrial Mathematics University of Western Sydney

Frank, Andrew S (Andy)-Instructor-Drafting-Structural
BS, Engineering Oregon State University
AAS, Civil Engineering Technology
Chemeketa Community College

Frankamp, Benjamin L (Ben)-Instructor-Chemistry
PHD, Chemistry University of Massachusetts/Amherst
BS, Chemistry George Fox University

Freeman, Jeremiah S (Sage)-Media Production Specialist
BS, Fine Arts University of Oregon


Gabbard, Marie L (Murry)-Dean-Life and Physical Science
MS, Animal Sciences California State Polytechnic University
BS, Agronomy Colorado State University

Garcia, Maira Y-Coordinator-College Credit Now
AAS, Business Management Chemeketa Community College

Gardner, Tiffany E-Counselor-Student Support Services
MS, Counseling Western Oregon University
BA, Liberal Arts Stephens College

Gastoni, William J (Bill)-Instructor-Corrections Ed-Automotive
CERT, 1000 hrs. Specialist: Masters Pro Ford Motor Credit Technical School
CERT, 200 hrs. Corrections Oregon Police Academy

Gaterud, Abbey-Director-Chemeketa Press
MAT, Education Marylhurst University

Goldblatt, Heather N-Instructor-Adult Basic Education
MAT, Education Marylhurst University

Gonzalez, Megan E-Instructor-Criminal Justice
BS, Chemistry/Forensic Science Western Oregon University

Gorremans, Annette-Instructor-Nursing
MSN Candidate, RN-MSN Education Western Governors University
BSN, Nursing Western Governors University
ADN, Nursing Chemeketa Community College

Gort, Benjamin A (Ben)-Instructor-Mathematics
MS, Mathematics Wichita State University
BS, Math Sciences/Mathematics Virginia Commonwealth University

Grassman, Gary M-Instructor-Welding/Fabrication
AAS, Manufacturing Engineering Technology Chemeketa Community College
AAS, Welding Fabrication Chemeketa Community College

Greco, Stephen D (Steve)-Instructor-Electronics
MS, Engineering-Mechanical Virginia Polytechnic Institute
BS, Engineering-Mechanical Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Grew, Heidi P-Instructor-Art
MFA, Ceramics Ohio University
BFA, Crafts University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
BFA, History of Art University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
BA, Germanic Language & Literature University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

Griffith, Ellen M-Instructor-Nursing
MS, Nursing Western Governors University
BS, Nursing Western Governors University
BS, Biotechnologies Montana State University
AS, Nursing Miles Community College

Grotewohl, Herbert A-Instructor-Physics
PHD, Physics University of Oregon
MS, Physics University of Oregon
BS, Physics Colorado State University

Guerra Perez, Manuel-Executive Dean-Student Development & Learning Resources
BA, Social Sciences Portland State University
AA, Social Sciences Mendocino College


Hale, Elizabeth E (Beth)-Learning Technologies Facilitator
MA, Education-Curriculum & Instruction University of Washington
CERT, ESL Initial Teaching Certificate Seattle University
BS, Political Science University of Washington

Halkett, Genevieve N-Instructor-English as a Second Language
MAT, ESOL SIT Graduate Institute
BA, English University of North Carolina

Hallett, David J-Interim Vice President-Academic and Student Affairs
JD, Law University of Akron
BA, English State University of New York
AAS, Communications Cayuga Community College

Hardesty, David S-Instructor-Adult Basic Education
MS, Education: Policy Foundation & Administration Portland State University
BA, Psychology Southern Methodist University

Hastings, Sara MB-Dean-High School Partnerships
MED, School Counseling & Guidance Prescott College
BA, Communication University of Arizona

Hattman, Alissa S-Instructor-Developmental Writing
MA, English Literature Portland State University
MFA, Writing Pacific University
BA, Literature & Writing Evergreen State College

Healey, Lisa M-Instructor-Mathematics
MAT, Teaching Program Willamette University
BS, Mathematics Willamette University
AB, Physics Bard College

Heater, Kelsey J-Instructor-Mathematics
MED, Curriculum & Instruction University of Phoenix
BS, Mathematics Portland State University

Herman, Silvia C-Instructor-Spanish
MA, Spanish University of Oregon
BA, Linguistics University of Oregon
AAOT Mt. Hood Community College

Herrera-Perez, Eusebio P-Counselor-Student Support Services
MSW, Social Work Portland State University

Hiatt, Jonathan R-Instructor-Computer Information Systems
MS, Computer Science Colorado State University
BS, Business Information Systems Linfield College
AA, Drafting Central Oregon Community College

Hibbeler, Duane M-Instructor-CAD/CAM
AS, Industrial Mechanical Technology Chemeketa Community College

Hill, Michele L-Student Account Analyst/Cashier Supervisor
AAS, Accounting Chemeketa Community College

Hodgson, Matthew J-Instructor-English
MA, English Portland State University
BA, English/Comparative Literary Studies Occidental College

Hodgson, Traci A-Instructor-History
PHD, History Boston University
MA, History Boston University
BA, History University of Kansas Main Campus

Hoelter, Peter L-Instructor-Visual Communications
BS, Psychology Oregon State University

Hoerauf, Kate M-Assistant Director-Financial Aid
MA, Postsecondary Adult & Continuing Education (PACE) Portland State University
BS, Sociology Western Oregon University

Hoffman, Danielle A-Dean-Yamhill Valley Campus
MA, Counseling Lakeland University
BS, Consumer Science University of Wisconsin-Madison

Hoffman, Robert A-Director-Financial Aid & Veterans’ Services
BA, Geography University of Wisconsin

Hornibrook, Debra C (Debbie)-Instructor-Speech
EDD, Educational Leadership: Curriculum & Instruction Portland State University
MS, Speech Communication Portland State University
BS, Psychology Portland State University

Howard, Jessica H-President/Chief Executive Officer
PHD, Performance Studies New York University
MMUS, Music Theory Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
BA, English Rice University
BMUS, Music Theory Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
AA, Music San Antonio College

Hughes, Mary T-Instructor-English as a Second Language
MA, TESOL Seattle Pacific University
BS, Business Administration-International Business Rochester Institute of Technology

Hulett, Marie T-Executive Director-Institutional Advancement
PHD, Education California State University-Fullerton
MS, Public Administration California State University-Fullerton
BS, Zoology California State University-Long Beach

Hunter, Aaron R-Associate Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
MBA, Management Corban University
BS, Business Administration-Accounting/Finance Corbin University
Certificate of Public Management Willamette University
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) State of Oregon


Jabin, Tammy I-Instructor-English
MA, English Portland State University
BA, English Willamette University
AAOT, Lower Division Oregon Transfer Chemeketa Community College

Jackson, Kristene A-Instructor-Emergency Technology
AAS, Emergency Medical Technology Chemeketa Community College

Jensen, Erik L-Instructor-Physical Science
MS, Physics Oregon State University
BS, Physics Portland State University

Jensen, Megan R-Coordinator-EOLA

Johansen, Barbara W-Instructor-Business Technology
MBA, Business Administration Portland State University
BA, Economics and Business Westmont College

Johns, Jennifer S-Instructor-Life Science
PHD, Ecology and Evolution Rutgers
BA, Biology and German Duke University

Johnson, Bradley D (Brad)-Instructor-Adult Basic Education
MMUS, Music University of Maryland College
BA, Music Oregon State University

Johnson, Tesla N-Instructor-Medical Assisting
Diploma, Medical Assisting Pioneer Pacific College

Jones, Jason W-Instructor-Business Law
JD, Law University of Oklahoma Norman
MA, History Oklahoma State University
BA, History Education University of Central Oklahoma


Kapan, Teter MB-Student Equity & Intercultural Programs
BA, Spanish University of Oregon
AA, Speech Communication Clatsop Community College

Kato, Christopher T (Chris)-Dean-Academic Development & Corrections Education
MA, Linguistics University of New England
MA, Education University of Phoenix
BS, Biology Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Keechle, Brian S-Instructor-Welding/Fabrication
AAS, Welding Technology Clackamas Community College
AA, General Studies Clackamas Community College

Keeling, Matthew J-Instructor-Mathematics
MS, Mathematics Oregon State University
BS, Mathematics Southern Oregon University

Kellogg, Sandra (Sandi)-Dean-Health Sciences
MSN, Nursing University of Phoenix
BSN, Nursing Boise State University

Kelly, Michael P (Mike)-Instructor-Drafting, Architecture
AS, Drafting Chemeketa Community College

Kittelson, Lorene F-Instructor-Nursing
MSN, Nursing, Leadership in Health Care Systems Grand Canyon University
BSN, Nursing Grand Canyon University
AAS, Nursing Chemeketa Community College

Kline, Richard A-Director-Business Services
BS, Business Adminstration Illinois State University

Kohl, Zachary F-Instructor-Life Science
PHD, Biology University of North Texas
MS, Biology Portland State University
BS, Biology Portland State University

Kraus, Donald D (Don)-Instructor-Computer Information Systems
MS, Education Western Oregon University
BS, Business Western Oregon University
BS, Computer Sciences Western Oregon University
AS, Business Administration: Management Portland Community College

Kruse, Kela E-Manager-Grant Accounting & Accounts Payable
MA, Accounting University of Denver


Landa-Villalba, Liliana L-Coordinator-College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
MA, Counseling Corban University
BA, Psychology Willamette University

Larsen, Melissa R (Raschel)-Instructor-Physical Education
MPH, Health Promotion & Education Oregon State University
BA, Health Education Linfield College

Lazzara, Edward J (Ed)-Instructor-Spanish
MA, Romance Linguistics & Literature University of California-Los Angeles
BS, Mathematics Montclair State College

Leon-Cipriano, Laura J-Coordinator-High School Equivalency Program (HEP)
BA, Social Science Western Oregon University
BA, Spanish Western Oregon University

Lenox, Stephanie B-Instructor-Chemeketa Press
MFA, Creative Writing University of Idaho
BA, English Whitworth University

Limbird, Marty WS-Instructor-Physical Education
MAT, Education University of Portland
BA, Athletic Training Linfield College

Liss, Layli-Associate Dean-Center for Academic Innovation
MED, Education University of St. Thomas
BA, International Studies DePaul University

Lomax, Jillian M (Jill)-Instructor-Dental Assisting
MA, Adult Education Oregon State University
BS, Interdisciplinary Studies: Health & Social Science Western Oregon University
AAOT, Dental Assisting Program Chemeketa Community College

Lopez, Carlos A-Instructor-Sociology
MA, Sociology University of Georgia
BA, Sociology University of North Carolina
AA, General Studies Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Lule Carreno, Blanca E-Assistant Director-Information Technology
BS, Information Technology Marian University

Lyell, Kiva M-Instructor-Emergency Medical Technology
BS, Law Enforcement Western Oregon University
CERT, Emergency Medical Technician Chemeketa Community College
AAOT, General Studies Chemeketa Community College


Mack, Laura-Instructor-Art
MFA, Fine Arts (Painting) Southeastern University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
BFA, Art Studio Tufts University

MacLean, Christopher L-Instructor-Psychology
MA, Psychology University of Georgia
BS, Psychology University of Georgia

Maksun, Leslie M-Instructor-Mathematics
MS, Mathematics University of South Alabama
MS, Mathematics Oregon State University
BS, Mathematics University of South Alabama

Malley, Bret-Instructor-Visual Communications
MA, Computer Art and Transmedia Syracuse University
BA, Film and Digital Media University of California-Santa Cruz

Mariger, Heather A-Instructor-Accessibility Advocate
PHD, Instructional Technology Utah State University
MS, Institution Management Kansas State University
BA, Hotel/Restaurant Administration University of Nevada-Las Vegas
AA, Culinary Arts Paul Smith College

Marrow, Taylor A-Instructor-History
MA, History Ball State University
BA, History Indiana University
BA, Telecommunications Indiana University

Martinez, Yolanda T-Instructor-Human Services
PHD, Education Oregon State University
MS, Counseling San Diego State University
BA, Psychology California State University-Fullerton

Mathis, Jon B-Director-Title IX & Professional Development
PHD, Candidate Azusa Pacific University
MED, College Student Affairs Azusa Pacific University
BA, Communication Biola University

McAllister, Gaelen A-Director-Grants
MA, English Georgetown University
BA, Political Science Univrsity of California-Los Angeles

McDaniel, Heather M-Interim Associate Vice President-Human Resources
MA, Conflict Resolution Portland State University
BA, Humanities Western Oregon University

McIlvain, John R-Director-Emergency & Risk Management
BA, Political Science Western Washington University
AAS, Emergency Management Community College of the Air Force
AAS, Information Resources Management Community College of the Air Force

McLearn, Brian M-Instructor-Automotive
AAS, Automotive: Ford Asset Mt Hood Community College

McNicholas, James P-Coordinator-Accelerated Pathways to Success
BA, History, Spanish University of Oregon
BSBA, Business Administration-Finance Old Dominion University

Meiner, Karl J-Instructor-High School Programs
MAT, Teaching Lewis and Clark College
MA, English Portland State University
BA, English University of Arizona

Mennig, Adam J-Director-Academic Transitions Services
MSED, Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
BA, History-Secondary Education Endorsement Clarke University

Miller, Angela G (Angie)-Coordinator-Library Services
Course Work, Travel Operations Chemeketa Community College

Misener, Heather L-Interim Director-Enrollment, Graduation Services & Registrar

Mitchell, Nolan E-Instructor-Mathematics
MA, Mathematics Oregon State University
BS, Mathematics Western Oregon University

Mohn-Brown, Elaine L-Instructor-Nursing
EDD, Educational Administration Brigham Young University
MA, Health Education University of Northern Colorado
BA, Health Education University of Northern Colorado
BS, Nursing Metropolitan State College
DIPL, Nursing Akron General Hospital and School of Nursing

Monson, Bryan R-Instructor-Business Technology
MED, Education Oregon State University
BS, Secondary Education Eastern Oregon University

Montgomery, Jennifer R-Instructor-Anthropology
MA, American Indian Studies University of Arizona
BS, Anthropology University of Oregon

Moxley, Douglas J (Doug)-Interim Director-Information Technology
BS, Psycology Western Oregon University
AS, Food Sciences & Technologies Chemeketa Community College

Murphy, Bernadette-Instructor-Nursing
MSN, Nursing Education University of Phoenix
MBA City University
BSN, Nursing San Jose State University

Myers, Michael J (Mike)-Instructor-Welding/Fabrication
AS, Welding Chemeketa Community College


Navarro, Yesica Y-Coordinator-Completion Program
AS, General Studies Chemeketa Community College

Nelson, Christian L (Chris)-Instructor-Physical Science
MS, Chemistry: Organic University of Illinois Urbana
BA, Chemistry Central University of Iowa

Nelson, Holly D-Executive Dean-Regional Education & Academic Development
MAT, Health Education Western Oregon University
BA, Health Education Western Oregon University

Noah, Mark W-Occupational Skills Training Coordinator
BS, Biology University of Oregon
AS, Biology Lane Community College
CERT, Career Development Facilitator

Nolan, Dana R-Instructor-Health Information Management
AA, Health Information Management Portland Community College

Nord, Christopher M (Chris)-Instructor-Mathematics
MS, Mathematics Oregon State University
BA, Mathematics Goshen College

Northam, Ashley A-Instructor-Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Program
MS, Speech & Hearing Science Portland State University
BS, Speech & Hearing Science Portland State University
AA, General Studies Sierra College


Olheiser, Samuel T (Sam)-Instructor-Automotive
AAS, Automotive Technician Chemeketa Community College

Olson, Kevin J-Instructor-GED Options/High School Programs
MAT, Teaching Western Oregon University
BA, English Western Oregon University

Othus-Gault, Shannon M-Instructor-Physical Science/Geology
MS, Geology Central Washington University
BA, Geology-Environmental Studies Whitman College


Peet, Brian L-Instructor-ASL (American Sign Language)
MA, Sign Language Education Gallaudet University
BFA, Film Production Rochester Institute of Technology

Peters, Julie T-Dean-Academic & Organizational Effectiveness
BA, Business Management Marylhurst University
AS Mechanical Design Chemeketa Community College

Plaisance, Ricky N (Doc)-Instructor-Adult Basic Ed
MFA, Theater Arts Louisiana State University
MS, Educational Administration National University
BS, Mass Communications McNeese State University
BS, General Studies United States Naval Academy

Powell, Kelsie E-Instructor-Nursing
MSN, Nursing Johns Hopkins University

Powers, Kristina C (Kris)-Instructor-Psychology
MA, Counseling Psychology Lewis & Clark College
BS, Business Administration Oregon State University

Prange, Teresa M-Instructor-Business Management Program
MBA, Business Administration Maharishi International University
BA, Interdisciplinary Studies Maharishi International University
CERT, Secretarial Studies Chemeketa Community College

Pratt, Nathan C-Instructor-Physical Education
MS, Health Education Western Oregon University
BA, Social Studies St. Martin’s University
AAOT Lane Community College

Protiva, Karen W-Instructor-Life Science
PHD, Human Performance Oregon State University
MS, Physical Education George Mason University
BS, Kinesiological Sciences University of Maryland College


Radu, Kara M-Instructor-Dental Assisting
BS, Human Services University of Phoenix
AAOT, Lower Division Transfer Chemeketa Community College
CERT, Dental Assisting Chemeketa Community College

Ramirez-Javier, Odilon-Instructor-Math-Learning Center
MS, General Mathematics California State University, Los Angeles
BS, Mathematics California State University, Los Angeles

Ramirez-Trevino, Cheila O-Instructor-English as a Second Language
MA, Bilingual/Multicultural Education University of Arizona
BS, Human Development California Polytechnic State University
AA, General Education Ventura County Community College

Ray, Timothy D (Tim)-Dean-Agricultural Sciences & Technology
MS, Agricultural & Extension Education Ohio State University
BS, General Agriculture Oregon State University
Teacher Certification, Agricultural Education Oregon State University

Reininger, Mandy E-Instructor-Computer Information Systems
MSM, Information Systems Management Keller Graduate School of Management
BA, Communications State University of New York- Genesco
CED, Networking Systems University of Phoenix

Rieman, Richard E-Instructor-Mathematics
MS, Mathematics University of Texas-San Antonio
BS, Mathematics University of Texas-San Antonio

Roache, Marshall M-Executive Dean-Career & Technical Education
MA, Liberal Studies Fort Hays State University
BA, English University of Oregon

Rogers, Doug P-Instructor-Automotive
AAS, Automotive Technology Chemeketa Community College
Continuous Training-Multiple Categories General Motors Center of Learning/Service Technical College

Rollins, Bryan D-Instructor-Adult Basic Education
MA, TESOL Portland State University
BA, Spanish Western Oregon University

Romine, Erika P-Instructor-Early Childhood Education
MA, Marriage & Family Therapy Northwest Christian University
BS, Psychology University of Oregon

Ruby, Kevin L-Instructor-Diesel Technologies
BS, Automotive Technology Montana State University-Northern

Rupert, Jill N-Instructor-English
PHD, English Tulane University of Louisiana
MA, English Tulane University of Louisiana
BA, English Whitman College

Russell, II, Keith A-Dean-Liberal Arts
PHD, English Southern Illinois University
MA, English/TESOL Southeast Missouri State University
BA, English Northeast Missouri State University


Saffary, Timor-Dean-Math, Engineering & Computer Science
PHD, Mathematics Helmut-Schmidt University
PHD, Physics University of Hamburg
MS, Mathematics University of Hamburg
MS, Physics University of Hamburg
Vocational Degree, Chemical Technical Assistant Hamburg, Germany

Salinas-Oliveros, Rebecca-Cooperative Work Experience Coordinator
MS, Education: Policy Foundation & Administration Portland State University
BS, Human Development & Family Science Oregon State University

Samek, David A-Instructor-Diesel Technologies
BS, Education Western Oregon University
AAOT, General Studies Chemeketa Community College
Certificate, Diesel Technician Wyoming Technical Institute

Schellenberg, Kellie S-Dean-Center for Academic Innovation
MBA, General Management Marylhurst University
BA, Psychology University of Regina

Schiefelbein, Holly N-Instructor-Life Science
MS, Biological Sciences California State University, Long  Beach
BS, Biology Washington State University

Schilling, Joleen M-Instructor-Horticulture
MS, Environmental Science Oregon State University
BS, Horticulture Oregon State University

Schloeman, Keith D-Instructor-Mathematics
MS, Mathematics Oregon State University
BS, Mathematics Western Oregon University

Schnider, Sheldon J-Instructor-CAD/CAM
AAS, Manufacturing Engineering Technologies-Mfg. Tech Chemeketa Community College

Scholer, Andrew-Instructor-Computer Science
MS, Computer Sciences University of Southern California
BS, Science University of California-Los Angeles

Schramm, Jennifer E-Instructor-Life Science
PHD, Biology: Plant University of California-Berkeley
BA, Biology Knox College

Schrunk, Jessica M-Instructor-Biology
MS, Molecular Genetics and Biophysics
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
BS, Zoology University of Colorado-Denver
CERT, Secondary Science Teaching Licensure University of Colorado-Denver

Scofield, Mary Ellen M-Program Review and Accreditation Specialist
MA, English Portland State University
BA, History Mount Holyoke College

Scott, Laura L-Instructor-Developmental Writing
MA, Anglo-Irish Literature Trinity College-Dublin
BA, English Literature/Spanish Language Pacific University CERT, TEFL College of Ireland

Sekafetz, Charles O (Chuck)-Instructor-Electronics
MBA, Master of Business Administration Marylhurst University
BS, Business Management Marylhurst University
AAS, Electronic Engineering Chemeketa Community College

Sigurdson, Barbara A-Instructor-Dental Assisting
BS, Dental Hygiene Oregon Institute of Technology
AAOT, Dental Assisting Chemeketa Community College

Silkey, Jennifer A-Tutoring Center Coordinator
AAOT, Chemeketa Community College

Smith, Kevin D-Instructor-English
PHD, English University of Illinois-Chicago
MA, English University of Illinois-Chicago

Solomon, Avelino V (Lino)-Coordinator-Talent Search & Upward Bound
MBA, Business Administration Texas A&M University-Commerce

Sprague, Alice M-Interim Vice President-Governance and Administration
BS, Social Sciences Portland State University
AA, Lower Division Transfer Chemeketa Community College

Steele, Shaunah R-Director-Behavioral Health & Health Performance
BS, Social Science Portland State University
AAOT, General Studies Chemeketa Community College

Steiger, Christina R-Instructor-Human Services
MED, Counseling University of Oregon
BS, Psychology Oregon State University
AAOT Linn-Benton Community College

Stephens, Nancy L-Instructor-Business Technology
MED, Business Education Oregon State University
BS, Business Education Oregon State University

Stevens, Karen F-Counselor-Student Support Services
MSW, Social Work Portland State University
BS, Psychology Western Oregon University
AAOT, Lower Division Transfer Chemeketa Community College

Surton, Robert J-Instructor-Computer Information Systems
PHD, Computer Science Cornell University
MS, Computer Science Cornell University
BS, Computer Science Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Tardiff, Bryan C-Instructor-Mathematics
MS, Mathematics Oregon State University
BS, Mathematics Oregon State University

Taylor, R-Executive Director-Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry, Business Programs & Early Childhood Education
PHDC, Education Leadership, Curriculum & Instruction Portland State University
MA, Early Childhood Education Concordia College
BS, Psychology-Family Studies Corban College
AAS, Early Childhood Education Chemeketa Community College

Tobey, Allison S-Instructor-English/Writing
MFA, Creative Writing Antioch University
BA, Psychology Grinnell College

Tollefson, Kimra M-Instructor-Nursing
MSN ED, Nursing Walden University
BSN, Nursing Walden University
ADN, Nursing Excelsior College
AAS, Medical Assisting University of Alaska

Torresdal, Kathleen D-Instructor-Psychology
MS, Psychology Walden University

Trabue, Jeremy G-Instructor-English
MA, Psychology State University of West Georgia
MA, English State University of West Georgia
BA, Humanities New College of California

Tufts, Denise-Instructor-Nursing
MSN/ED, Nursing University of Phoenix
BSN, Nursing University of Southern Maine
Diploma, Nursing Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing

Tuss, Halston J-Instructor-Engineering
MS, Civil Engineering Oregon State University
BS, Civil Engineering Oregon State University

Tuss, Lana L-Instructor-Accounting
MS, Taxation Golden Gate University
MM, Management Southern Oregon University
BS, Business Administration Accounting Portland State University


Valdivia, Armandina (Dina)-Instructor-English as a Second Language
MED, Adult Education Oregon State University
BA, Art Oregon State University

VanDyke, Melissa L-Instructor-Medical Assisting
BA, Health Care Administration George Fox University
AGS, General Studies Chemeketa Community College
CERT, Medical Administrative Assistant Chemeketa Community College

VanHouten, Debra L-Instructor-Life Science
MS, Physiology University of California-San Francisco
BS, Animal Science California Polytechnic State University

VanSlyke, Timothy J (Tim)-Instructor-English as a Second Language
MSE, Information Technology Western Oregon University
BA, Arts & Letters Portland State University
CERT, Teaching English as a Second Language Portland State University

VanStavern, Jan E-Instructor-English
PHD, English University of California-Davis
MA, English University of California-Davis
BA, Creative Writing Oberlin College

Vasquez, Robert B-Instructor-Anesthesia Technology
Certification American Society of Anesthesia Technologist & Technicians

Veldhuisen, Kathleen-Reference Librarian
MLS, Library Science Rutgers-The State University
BA, English Rutgers-The State University

Villegas, Elias P-Dean-Woodburn Center
MPA, Public Administration California State University-Chico
BS, International Business California State University-Chico
BS, Spanish California State University-Chico
AA, Accounting Butte College

Villwock, Cynthia D-Instructor-Physical Science
MS, Chemistry Oregon State University
BS, Engineering: Civil Oregon State University


Wagner, A.T. (Toby)-Instructor-Mathematics
MA, Mathematics California State University-Fullerton
BA, Mathematics Walla Walla College

Watkins, Carmen R-Instructor-Mechanical Design
BS, Mechanical Engineering University of Alaska Fairbanks

Wenigmann, Jamie E-Director of Foundation
BA, Mass Communication Linfield College

West, Gary E-Instructor-Anesthesia Technician
AS, Medical Assistant City & Guilds of London Institute
CERT, Hospital Operating Department Assistants
NE Thames Regional Health Authority

West, Ryan M-Executive Dean-Student Services
MED, College Student Services Administration Oregon State University
BS, Business Western Oregon University

Whisenhunt, Sarah C-Coordinator-High School Programs
MED, Teaching & Learning University of Oregon
Graduate Certificate, Student Affairs Portland State University
BA, Spanish University of Oregon

Williams, B. Patrick-Instructor-Philosophy/Religion
MAIS, Interdisciplinary Studies Oregon State University
BS, History Oregon State University
BS, Philosophy Oregon State University

Williams, Jack D-Instructor-Nursing
MSN, Nursing University of Phoenix
BS, Nursing National University
AS, Nursing Imperial Valley College

Willis, Monica S-Instructor-Adult Basic Education
MED, Education University of Portland
BA, International Studies Willamette University
BA, Spanish Willamette University

Withington, Michael A-Instructor-Criminal Justice
Certifications Department of Public Safety Standards & Training

Wolfe, Steven O (Steve)-Instructor-Geography
MA, Geography University of Missouri-Columbia
BS, Geography Oregon State University
AA, Geography Central Oregon Community College

Wood, Josie M-Instructor-Speech
MAIS, Interdisciplinary Studies Oregon State University
BA, Speech Communication Western Oregon University
AA, Transfer Coursework Central Oregon Community College

Woods, Edward A (Ed)-Coordinator-Mid-Willamette Education Consortium/Perkins (MWEC)
MED, Education Oregon State University
BS, Elementary Education Western Oregon University
BA, Business/Economics George Fox University

Wu, Jack-Instructor-Accounting/Business Management
MBA, Business Administration-Finance University of Connecticut


Yancey, Douglas E (Doug)-Executive Director-Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Services

MLIS, Library and Information Science University of Washington
BA, English Eastern Washington University

Yancey, Theresa C-Reference Librarian
MLIF, Library Science University of Washington

Yates, Robert R-Coordinator-Testing Center
MA, Exercise Science Eastern Washington University
BA, English Education Eastern Washington University

Yaroslaski, Margarie A-Instructor-Leadership Management
MS, Management Friends University