Executive 2017-2018

President & National Council Representative

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Nancy Carter

As Director, Evaluation Services at the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation, Nancy’s work provides guidance and advice to catalyze evaluation initiatives for Nova Scotia’s health system. Previously, she worked as an evaluation and research consultant in Atlantic Canada. Her theoretical knowledge gained through formal education combined with practical experience as a consultant, has given Nancy considerable expertise in applied social science research methods as well as evaluation-specific processes and tools. Particular areas of interest in evaluation include evaluation theory, evaluation culture, and building evaluation capacity.
Title: Director of Evaluation Services
Email: president@cesns.ca

Vice President

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Kathryn Graves

 

Kathryn currently holds the role of Quality Specialist at Northwood, a continuing care organization based in HRM. Here, she leads and supports teams with performance measurement, program evaluation and project management to ultimately improve the lives of Northwood clients. In previous roles Kathryn has worked in research and consulting capacities in various settings, including academia, government and health organizations. Kathryn holds a Masters in Health Administration from Dalhousie University and is currently completing a Graduate Certificate in Evaluation from the University of Victoria. She is a passionate advocate for evidence-informed practice and policy, and helping teams and organizations learn and benefit from their evaluation and measurement efforts.
Email: vp@cesns.ca
Treasurer

Katherine Connell
Katherine Blunden

 

Email: treasurer@cesns.ca
Professional Development Chair

Dorian Watts
Dorian is the REAL Evaluation Fellow with the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation where she contributes to both internal evaluation and the Foundation’s efforts to build evaluation capacity in Nova Scotia. Dorian has a Master’s in Community Health Sciences from the University of Manitoba and is working toward becoming a Credentialed Evaluator. She has recently relocated to Nova Scotia from Manitoba where she worked as the Program Analyst with First Nations, Metis and Inuit Cancer Control at CancerCare Manitoba. She is excited to be part of the evaluation community in Nova Scotia.
Email: pd@cesns.ca
Membership Chair

Andrealisa Belzer
Andrealisa Belzer
Andrealisa is a CE with a Master’s in Health Education. She has practiced health services evaluation in Canada and abroad since 1995.  She has worked for provincial health departments, NGO’s, and as a freelance consultant.  She is in her eighth year as Senior Evaluation Advisor for the Atlantic Region of First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada.  A longstanding CES member, she volunteers on the International Francophone Evaluation Network and EvalPartners.
Email: membership@cesns.ca
Secretary

Florence Tarrant

Email: 
secretary@cesns.ca
Technology Chair

Craig Moore
Craig currently works within the federal government providing service delivery directly to clients. Craig is also an associate with Horizons Community Development Incorporated. In these roles, he provides evaluation advice and is involved in conference presentation and research on mental health and addictions. Previously Craig worked as a research assistant, and research lead, at the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science and Justice Studies at the University of Saskatchewan, where he completed his master’s degree in applied social psychology.  Craig also works with the Cadets Canada program, where he uses his evaluation skills to improve program delivery and to train Canadian Armed Forces officers. He also consults privately in the areas of organization development, evaluation, and web design.

Email: it@cesns.ca

Member at Large

Jenn Dixon

 

Member at Large

Stancy Singh