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
Amy Driver, director of evaluation, Sasha Bruce Youthwork
Amy oversees program evaluation and outcome measurement for all 20 programs at Sasha Bruce Youthwork. She began her career as a scientist before transitioning to development and operations management in both the private and nonprofit sectors. Amy holds bachelor of science degrees in chemistry and biochemistry from the College of Charleston, a master of science in toxicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from the University of Southern California.
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.
Kristin Lucero-Golden, assistant director of AimHire Employment Services, Friendship Place
Lucero-Golden has an extensive background in direct service and programming with both transitional age youth (TAY) and adults in workforce development and case management. She has combined that experience with her background in math and science to restructure her program's data and evaluation systems as Friendship Place continues to grow as a leader in homeless services. She earned a bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science from Indiana University and a master’s degree in urban studies with a concentration in youth development from Eastern University.
Dr. Holly Stevens, director of learning and evaluation, Children’s Law Center
At Children’s Law Center, Stevens designs and implements large-scale program evaluations and assists the leadership team in making data-driven practice changes to benefit clients and their families. Prior to joining Children’s Law Center in 2012, Holly served as an assistant research professor at George Mason University where she directed evaluations of several state and county public defender offices and served as co-principal investigator on a federally funded grant focused on improving training for public defenders. She has also served as a lead researcher and consultant on several applied research and evaluation projects funded at both state and federal levels focusing on access to justice, juvenile justice, and health in juvenile justice facilities. Holly received her Ph.D. in criminology, law and society from George Mason University.
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.
Alumni Advisory Council Members
Kevin Jones, formerly DC Promise Neighborhood, 2016 - 2017
Libby Watkins, formerly DC SCORES, 2016 - 2017