Our Faculty

Full-time human services faculty at Chemeketa hold master's degrees and have work experience in the field.

Yolanda Martinez, Program Chair & Referral Coordinator
Yolanda T. Martinez, Yolanda has taught at Chemeketa since 2001. She has worked in youth, family, and mental health counseling, and career counseling before becoming college faculty. She enjoys hiking, gardening, and do-it-yourself projects.

Elisabeth Underwood
Elisabeth joined the program to fulfill a one-year position in fall 2014. She has worked in the field of social work for the last 24 years, specializing in mental health and community support services for families with young children and adolescents.

Christina Steiger Morris
Christina joined our faculty in 2013. She has worked in addiction and mental health services since 2001 and is a licensed marriage and family therapist. Once upon a time she had time to read novels and knit.

Wanda Urban
Wanda has been on our faculty since 1999 and has worked in addiction services since 1985. She is still knitting her first sweater.

For more information, contact the program chair, e-mail the Human Services office or call 503.399.5048.