Hometown: Portland, OR

Education: MS Rehabilitation Counseling – Western Oregon University

Credentials: Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Oregon

Joined SPC: 2024

Bio: Che is a lifelong Oregon resident growing up in the Willamette Valley and the northern Oregon coast. He is a licensed professional counselor and has worked significantly in the field of behavioral health and disability services since 1998. Che has experienced many professional roles in his career ultimately supporting his passion for serving underserved and marginalized populations. He received his graduate degree in 2006 at Western Oregon University ultimately licensed and credentialed as a mental health professional in 2012. When not working, Che enjoys spending time with his children and family.