Christy Statema

Academic and College Counselor

Appointed in 2021. Prior to coming to Valor, Ms. Statema was involved in cross cultural ministry after earning her Masters in Cross Cultural Studies. She served as an admission counselor at Hope College and at University of Denver for the past 9 years.  Ms. Statema loves all things outdoors and spends most weekends camping, hiking, kayaking, hammocking and playing volleyball. She recently hiked 400 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail.


B.A. in Geology and History for Secondary Education – Hope College,  2004. M.A. in Cross Cultural Studies – Fuller Theological Seminary, 2007.