The Measure4Change advisory council is a strategic feedback mechanism to ensure that the content and programming is practical and accessible for participating nonprofits. Representatives from local nonprofits meet quarterly to plan activities, foster community among participating evaluation specialists, and advise on strategic content development for the technical assistance curriculum and regional convenings. Nonprofit partner representatives on the advisory council serve two-year terms.
Current Advisory Council Members
Kevin Jones, director of data and evaluation, DC Promise Neighborhood
Jones is a proven leader with 15 years of experience in performance measurement, program evaluation, stakeholder engagement, and public health strategies. As director of data and evaluation at the DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative, he develops and monitors systems to track and facilitate education, health, and community outcomes. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan and received master’s degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the University of Pennsylvania.
Selena Gonzales Jones, director of impact and community engagement, Opportunity Nation
Jones is director of impact and community engagement at Opportunity Nation, a bipartisan, national coalition working to expand economic opportunity and close the opportunity gap. Jones uses her love of data, knowledge of the nonprofit sector, and experiences in direct youth work, program design, and performance management to ensure the organization's data and information guides policy and programmatic work. She also leads Opportunity Nation's work on the Opportunity Index tool and the organization’s strategy for its network of over 350 coalition members.
Dan Tsin, director of data and accountability, Urban Alliance
Tsin oversees all program evaluation and performance management efforts across multiple programs and regions. He was previously an analyst with DC Public Schools and a consultant at IBM. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary and a master’s degree in public policy from the George Washington University.
Libby Watkins, director of monitoring and evaluation, DC SCORES
As director of monitoring and evaluation at DC SCORES, Watkins is committed to using data and evaluation to better understand the 2,000 DC youth in the after-school program, their needs, and how to best serve their families and school communities. Named a 2015 Evaluate for Change Millennial Nonprofit Data Fellow, she has developed her skills to become a leader in data-driven practices to improve the nonprofit sector.