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OPEG Affiliate Week: Tucker Handley on Payment Cost and Type for Affiliate Membership and Conference Attendance

My name is Tucker Handley, and I am the treasurer of the Ohio Program Evaluators’ Group (OPEG).  I was approached by the OPEG board to serve as treasurer.  Despite some initial reluctance, I accepted the position and have grown to enjoy the opportunity to work and interact with evaluation professionals throughout the state. OPEG holds …

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OPEG Affiliate Week: Sheri Chaney Jones on Steps to Strengthen Affiliate Membership

I am Sheri Chaney Jones, president of Measurement Resources Company and a Member at Large for the Ohio Program Evaluators’ Group (OPEG). As an independent evaluator with a passion for data-driven decision making, I desire to network with other evaluators and those that could benefit from evaluation.  One way I do this is by staying …

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OPEG Affiliate Week: Brenda Peters on Structure for an Effective Board

I am Brenda Peters and I am a volunteer Member at Large on the board of the Ohio Program Evaluators’ Group (OPEG). Working with our fabulous board to support colleagues in the region is rewarding, even when tasks seem challenging. In case others might be thinking of trying to assemble or reinvigorate a regional association …

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OPEG Affiliate Week: Rob Fischer on an Effective Board

I am Rob Fischer and I have just completed six years as board president of the Ohio affiliate of AEA, the Ohio Program Evaluators’ Group (OPEG). Founded in 1980, OPEG has a longstanding commitment to evaluation professionals in the state. Our annual paid membership fluctuates between 120-150. In my total of eight years on the …

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Corinne Ranney-Philbrick on Free Webinars for Professional Development

I’m Corinne Ranney-Philbrick and this year I have a new daughter and my available funding for profession development has been cut. Taken together, I’m looking online for inexpensive training opportunities and thought that I would share a few free webinar-based options that I have found: Rad Resource – Equity-Focused Evaluations Webinar Series: Sponsored by a …

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Kylie Hutchinson on the Top 10 Reasons Why I’m Glad I’m an Evaluator

My name is Kylie Hutchinson.  I am an independent evaluation consultant and trainer with Community Solutions Planning & Evaluation.  I frequently teach workshops on evaluation and occasionally facilitate the Canadian Evaluation Society’s Essential Skills Series course.  I am also a regular workshop presenter at AEA conferences and eStudy Webinars.  I also Twitter weekly at @EvaluationMaven. …

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Yusuf Nazim on Evaluation Videos from the Evaluation Center

My name is Yusuf Nazim and I am learning about evaluation from aea365 and from people around the world. I wanted to share today a resource that I have found very valuable. Rad Resource – The Evaluation Center Videos on Vimeo: The site says “Lively discussions, engaging debates, and dynamic presentations about evaluation over the …

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