Dr. Iton Udosenata has served as the Deputy Superintendent for Salem-Keizer Public Schools since 2020. Prior to this, he was was principal of North Eugene and Cottage Grove High Schools and assistant principal at Willamette High School. Dr. Udosenata began his career in education as a middle school history teacher in South Central Los Angeles in 2004. Upon returning to Oregon in 2006, he led a high school alternative education program for three years before teaching high school social studies for five years. Dr. Udosenata has worked to extensively to promote equity, social justice, and college-and-career readiness among high school students. He is a native Oregonian and graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.A. in Ethnic Studies in 2003, an M.Ed. in Education Leadership in 2005, and D.Ed. in 2018 from the University of Oregon’s department of Educational Methodology, Policy and Leadership. In 2023, Dr. Udosenata completed a leadership program through the Yale University School of Management. Dr. Udosenata lives in Salem with his wife, and their two children.
Neva Hutchinson was elected to the Chemeketa Board of Education in 2015 after serving several terms on the college Budget Committee. Prior to her service to Chemeketa, Neva has been a member of the Salem-Keizer Public School District Board.
Ken Hector brings extensive private and public sector experience to the Chemeketa Board of Education.
Ken’s business credentials include operating food and beverage establishments, management positions with insurance programs and directing community outreach and governmental affairs for Silverton Health.
His public sector service includes Silverton City Council, WESD Board and the SEDCOR Board.
Diane Watson’s career as a community college administrator provides her with a deep understanding of the policy issues facing Chemeketa. Diane has served on numerous higher education committees and task forces, and she has an educational doctorate (ED.D) from the University of Northern Colorado.
Betsy Earls is the Manager of Oregon Public Affairs for Wyerhaeuser Company. Betsy works with legislation affecting timber and land use. She is a graduate of Willamette University Law School and has practiced law since 2002.