Markell R. Morris is the CEO of Futures In Motion, Inc., helping people reclaim their careers after loss and personal challenges. She is a national certified counselor, and adjunct career/academic counselor at Santa Monica College and Cypress College. Markell has a Master's Degree in Counseling from the University of San Diego and a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Dr. Andrew Stenhouse is a Professor of Organizational Psychology at Vanguard University where he teaches Behavior and Psychology in Organizations, Psychology of Leadership Motivation, Organizational Systems, Development and change.
Christina A. Sandoval is a counselor at Santa Monica College; providing academic, career, and personal counseling to a diverse student population. SMC prepares students for transfer to top universities and for individual career development. Her background in law school admissions and college admissions assists in college and graduate school application strategy for students. Special areas include working with students facing academic and personal challenges, non-traditional students, veterans, and returning students seeking a career transition. She holds an MA in Guidance and Counseling from Loyola Marymount University, and a BA in Liberal Studies (emphasis in Education and Multicultural Arts) from California State University, Los Angeles. "Being a source of guidance and seeing others succeed is the foundation of everything I do both professionally and personally -CS." She also loves to travel any chance she gets.
Graduate Student Representative
Edna is an experienced leader in higher education with over 15 years experience in career development and career education. Having served many roles both as counselor and leader in several colleges and universities, she has discovered her passion is to help young adults find their own passion and career path. Edna has a Bachelors in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University and a Masters in Counseling and Guidance from California Lutheran University.
Paolo has an M.S. in Counseling from CSULB and is currently attending CSUF's Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program with a specialization in Community College Leadership. Paolo is the Career Services Coordinator at Coastline Community College and Adjunct Counselor / Instructor, teaching the Career and Life Planning Counseling course. His specialty is in career exploration, development, counseling, and education and has mission in improving this area in the community college system through technology, innovation, and social justice.
Social Media ChairAndrea Proctor
From a young age, Andrea’s intrinsic passions have been people and learning. This was reflected in her studies when she pursued a bachelor’s and master’s degree--in Communications. Shocking, she knows. From her master's program, Andrea continued her quest for learning and working with people in higher education where she served as a career counselor, academic advisor, and adjunct professor. In the role of a professor, she taught her favorite subjects: people, culture, and, of course, Communications. She is ecstatic to be a part of the CCDA team as the Social Media Manager. The position is a perfect fit for her background in communications, along with her zest for media. She can't wait to help develop CCDA brand and grow its community!
Special Projects Chair
Carrie McKnight is the Director of Career Services at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, CA. She is a Past-President of CCDA and has served on the Board for several years in various roles. Carrie has assisted with planning CCDA’s regional conferences and organized local chapter events in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Legislative/Public Policy Co-Chair
Revae Hitt is a Career Advisor in the Ohlone College Tri-Cities Career Center and a Lecturer at San Francisco State University. Revae received a M.S. in Counseling from San Francisco State University and a B.A. in Sociology from Northern Arizona University. They are passionate about developing equitable career development programs that serve diverse populations and working to remove systemic barriers that sustain economic inequalities. Revae has counseling experience in programs with a focus on supporting low-income students, students with disabilities, students of color, and LGBTQ students with their unique career and academic needs. Revae teaches career development, critical thinking, social justice concepts, and action research methods.
Kegan Barroso is a Career Counselor for Ben Hudnell Memorial Trust that works with Kaiser Permanente Union represented employees within Riverside County. Kegan received her Bachelor of Art Degree from Humboldt State University in photography and film and her Master of Art Degree from University of Redlands with a Master of Art in Education: Counseling, K-12 and Higher Education. Kegan helps her clients to develop career pathways in order to be successful in whatever industry they pursue.