An advisory board of sector and research professionals provide governance, oversight and strategic advice in terms of the ethical and sustainable development of the organisation. The advisory board ensure the company delivers on its commitments and works within CMPE’s vision mission and values.
The advisory panel of research, academic and practitioner experts provide practice advice to the board and collaborate on projects to ensure rigour and efficacy.
Ms Scarth is the Chief Executive Officer of AMES Australia, an organisation providing a wide range of interconnected settlement, education, vocational training and employment services in Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales and Tasmania.
Ms Scarth is a member of the Settlement Services Advisory Council (SSAC) and a Board member of the Migration Council of Australia.
Dr Irene Bouzo (PhD)
Irene has held leadership roles in multicultural policy, advocacy and language service provision with government and not for profit organisations in Victoria to improve the quality of life of people from culturally diverse backgrounds. She worked at Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria, the peak body for ethnic and multicultural organisations, for 10 years and was the Executive Officer for several years. She was also an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher and held senior management roles at AMES. She is an Elder and Board member in the Temple Society Australia. Her doctorate (2008) from the University of New England (NSW) was in the areas of migration settlement, community building and transnational living. She has worked in culturally diverse aged care and was on the Board of the German-speaking Tabulam and Templer Homes for the Aged (TTHA). With a passion for social justice, Irene continues to be actively involved in supporting new and emerging communities and mentoring leaders in the culturally diverse sector.
Professor Jennifer Greene
Greene’s evaluation scholarship is well anchored in her evaluation practice. From her early work evaluating local educational programs born in the Great Society era to numerous evaluations of NSF educational programs designed to enable all children to learn about STEM, Greene’s evaluation scholarship has been importantly grounded in her evaluation practice.
Eva is a mixed methods evaluator with 15 years of experience. She has worked internationally, with Indigenous Australians and with Australia’s State and Federal governments and the Not-for-Profit sector in Australia, as an external evaluator, senior internal evaluator and project manager across the health, education, employment, arts, and community development sectors.
Eva is the founding chair of the Australian Evaluation Society’s first Multicultural Special Interest Group and an affiliate of the Center for Culturally Responsive Assessment and Evaluation.She is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Multicultural Program Evaluation (CMPE).
He is highly regarded in the evaluation profession and has held evaluation leadership positions in Australia and internationally. He is currently a Board member of the International Organization for Collaborative Outcome Management (IOCOM) and is on two AES committees.
From 2012 to 2014, David was President of the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES), a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Organisation for Cooperation in Evaluation (IOCE) and a member of the Management Group of EvalPartners, an international collaboration of United Nations agencies, governments and evaluation societies. Other positions include Chair of the AES Awards Committee, Chair of the ACT Health Advisory Committee and Steering Committee, Hospital in the Home Evaluation, Canberra Hospital (1997-98)
David has training in Anthropology, Evaluation and Community Development. He has a Masters of Assessment and Evaluation. His thesis examined how cognitive structures inform and drive participant responses to elicitation (or projective) techniques. David has conducted workshops for over 30 years in areas such as Community Engagement, Participatory Research, Evaluation Design, Elicitation Techniques, Qualitative Methods and Program TheoryMAsEval, BA.(Hons), QPR) .
Dr Donnel Briley (PhD)
Donnel lived in North America, France and Hong Kong before coming to Sydney. He was on the faculty of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Visiting Scholar at Stanford University.
Previously, Donnel was a management consultant at Price Waterhouse Coopers, San Francisco, where he specialized in international strategy issues.
Editorial Board: Journal of Consumer Research (2008-present), Asian Journal of Social Psychology (2008-present)
Dr David Fetterman
Fetterman concurrently serves as a faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Previously, Dr. Fetterman was a professor and research director at the California Institute of Integral Studies, Principal Research Scientist at the American Institutes for Research, and a senior associate at RMC Research Corporation.
Fetterman is a past president of the American Anthropological Association’s Council on Anthropology and Education and a past president of the American Evaluation Association. He is the recipient of the American Anthropological Association’s President’s Prize for excellence and innovation in applying anthropological insights to the evaluation and improvement of education, social, and health services. Fetterman was also recognized as the Top Anthropologist of the Year for 2019 and of the decade in 2020. He is the recipient of the Paul Lazarsfeld Award for Outstanding Contributions to Evaluation Theory and the Myrdal Award for Cumulative Contributions to Evaluation Practice. Fetterman received the American Educational Research Association Research on Evaluation Distinguished Scholar Award and the Mensa Award for Research Excellence. Fetterman is the founder of empowerment evaluation (a community selfassessment approach). He has published 17 books, including Collaborative, Participatory, and Empowerment Evaluation: Stakeholder Involvement Approaches and Empowerment Evaluation in the Digital Villages: Hewlett- Packard’s $15 Million Race Toward Social Justice (Stanford University Press).
Dr. Katrina Bledsoe
Dr. Bledsoe has served as principal investigator, co-principal investigator, or project director, on a variety of projects, and has received grants and contracts for programs in mental and physical health, the arts, economic sustainability, education, and international development. She is a consultant to federal, state, and local government agenciesand to schools, universities, foundations, and community-based organizations. Dr. Bledsoe is a non-university affiliate researcher of the Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Bledsoe is the author of chapters, articles, and blogs focusing on evaluation practice, and mixed methodology and evaluation, as well as cultural responsiveness and equity in evaluation, social psychology, and other topics. Herwork has been published in journals such as the American Journal of Evaluation, and New Directions in Evaluation. She is currently a co-editor of the Information Age Publishing sponsored Evaluation and Society book series.