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Alphabetical List of Consultants by Company Name:

Michelle Anderson-Draper, MA, MSc, AndersonDraper Consulting

Edmonton, AB
Tel: (780) 680-4195
michelle.andersondraper@shaw.ca
  • Producer of credible evaluations that contribute to program improvement and policy development
  • Focus on initiatives in education, cross ministry, and with an aim to improve outcomes for children, youth, families and communities
  • Utilization focused and participatory approach
  • Credentialed Evaluator (February 2011)

Linda Banister, Banister Research and Consulting Inc.

11223 - 99 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5K 0G9
Tel: (780) 451-4444
Fax: (780) 451-2777
research@banister.ab.ca
www.banister.ab.ca
  • Full service market research services - questionnaire design and fielding
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Focus groups recruitment and facilitation
  • Program evaluation
  • Performance measurement
  • Needs assessments

Gail Vallance Barrington, PhD, CMC, CE, Barrington Research Group, Inc.

PO Box 84056, Market Mall RPO
Calgary, AB T3A 5C4
Tel: (403) 289-2221
Fax: (403) 276-1171
gbarrington@barringtonresearchgrp.com
  • Senior evaluation advisor, mentor and trainer

Birgitta Larsson, BIM Larsson and Associates

#308, 12111 51 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6H 6A3
Tel: (780) 988-9420
Fax: (780) 988-9420
birgitta@bimlarsson.ca
  • Human service evaluation, community development, community impact

Raymond Downie, Ph.D., Broadview Applied Research Group Inc.

104 - 1240 Kensington Road NW
Suite 320
Calgary, AB T2N 4X7
Tel: (403) 202-3509
Fax: (403) 202-3509
rdownie@broadviewresearch.ca
www.broadviewresearch.ca

Specializes in offering human services consulting in:

  • Program evaluation and performance measurement
  • Strategic planning
  • Training and resource development
  • Policy development
  • Fund development

Kate Woodman, PhD, Catalyst Research and Development

(A Division of E Krupa Research and Development Inc.)

Offices in Edmonton, AB, and Kelowna, BC
Tel: (780) 984-2888
Tel: (250) 863-9316
kwoodman@catalystrandd.com
www.catalystrandd.com
  • Innovative, utiliaztion-focused evaluation, research and development
  • Sectors: Health, human services, education, mental health, family violence, primary health, prevention and health promotion, early childhood development, community development, not-for-profit
  • Experience: Alberta, British Columia, national, international
  • Evaluation: Formative/process, summative/outcome, participatory, developmental, social return on investment
  • Applied social research: Participatory, community-based, policy, knowledge mobilization and translation
  • Quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods designs and analysis
  • Facilitation, Literature reviews, environmental scans
  • Training and capacity building

Christine Leonard, M.A., Christine Leonard Consulting Ltd.

9658 - 79 Street
Edmonton, AB T6C 2R9
Tel: (780) 461-9998
Fax: (780) 461-7753
caleonard@shaw.ca
  • Evaluation planning and support
  • Program evaluation
  • Proposal development and writing
  • Program and policy development

Anne Miller, Constellation Consulting Group

1311 Hamilton Street NW
Calgary, AB T2N 3W8
Tel: (403) 923-7611
anne@constellationconsulting.ca
www.constellationconsulting.ca
  • Research
  • Program design
  • Evaluation
  • Social return on investment (SROI) analysis
  • Evaluation & SROI training
  • Evaluation & SROI coaching
  • Fund development

Wendy Doughty, PhD, Emerging Directions Consulting Ltd.

8343 73 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6C 0E1
Tel: (780) 469-3258
Fax: (780) 468-2831
wdoughty@ualberta.ca
  • Program evaluation: needs analysis, implementation evaluation, process evaluation and outcome evaluation
  • Policy development and evaluation
  • Strategic planning
  • Facilitation of focus groups, meetings and workshops
  • Particular expertise in evaluation of multi-agency programs, partnerships and networks within transdisciplinary/ transprofessional context.

Alan Vladicka, Golden Sage Consulting Ltd.

8117 189A Street NW
Edmonton AB T5T 5C5
Tel: (780) 487-8954
goldensage@shaw.ca
www.goldensage.ca

Consulting services in the areas of:

  • Strategic planning
  • Evaluation and performance measurement
  • Technical writing
  • Food safety
  • Survey design
  • Facilitation
  • Training

Lois Little, MA, Lutra Associates Ltd.

Box 1866
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2P4
Tel: (867) 873-8903
Fax: (867) 873-8368
xlutra@assimicro.com
  • Community-based, participatory research and planning
  • Needs assessments and gap analysis
  • Program/project design, evaluation, and performance measurement
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation methods
  • Aboriginal and voluntary sector expertise

Laurie McCaffrey, MSc., McCaffrey Consulting

Tel: (780) 432-4074
laurie@mccaffreyconsulting.ca
  • Applied research and program evaluation, specializing in health and human services
  • Qualitative and quantitative data collection, analysis and interpretation
  • Collaborative, participatory approach

Christopher Cameron, CE, Objective Research and Evaluation Inc.

Calgary, AB
Tel: (403) 975-7521
ccameron@objective.pro
http://www.objective.pro/
  • Program and project evaluation
  • Evaluation framework and work plan development
  • Survey and instrument design
  • Focus group recruitment and facilitation
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Performance measurement and monitoring
  • Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis
  • Social Return on Investment (SROI) calculations
  • Customized evaluation training and workshop
  • Literature reviews and environmental scans
  • Organizational and strategic planning
  • Project management and oversight

Emma Wilkins, MPH, Periwinkle Research & Evaluation

Edmonton, AB
Tel: (780) 224-9091
emma@periwinkleRE.com
www.PeriwinkleRE.com
  • Utilization-focused program evaluation: needs assessment, developmental evaluation, process evaluation, outcome evaluation
  • Program evaluation planning: collaborative approach to logic models, theory of change models, evaluation frameworks
  • Facilitation: workshops, focus groups, community meetings, stakeholder consultations
  • Research project management: community-based and collaborative research, applied social research, qualitative data collection (interviews, focus groups, visual/art activities), basic quantitative analysis using SPSS, basic online survey development and administration, asset mapping, case studies
  • Content expertise: health promotion, diversity and social inclusion, supportive housing programs, homelessness, health equity
  • Areas I want to broaden my expertise: community development work in low income countries, teaching, impact analysis, participatory approaches, environmental issues

Shannon M. Gentilini, Primary Research Consulting, Inc.

Edmonton, AB
Tel: (587) 988-1189
shannon@primaryresearchconsulting.com
http://primaryresearchconsulting.com

Qualitative research consultant specializing in:

  • Transforming complex research information into client-centered publications
  • Providing a unique blend of qualitative research and program evaluation expertise
  • Producing research information to guide business and government decisions

Agnes Dallison, M.Sc., Evaluation Specialist, Rockyview Research & Consulting, Inc.

Site 1, Box 2, RR 2
Cochrane, AB T4C 1A2
Tel: 403.860.2977
Fax: 403.932.6977
agnes@rockyviewresearch.com
www.rockyviewresearch.com

Independent social research consultancy committed to meeting the needs of NGO's, not-for-profit organizations and small business. Services include:

  • Program evaluation
  • Board of Directors' evaluation
  • Customer satisfaction surveys
  • Research services

Kelly Ernst, Ph.D., The Strategic Intelligence Alliance, Inc.

2018 27th Street S.W.
Calgary, AB T3E 2E7
Tel: (403) 389-8941
kellyernst@strategicintelligencealliance.com
www.strategicintelligencealliance.com
  • Program evaluation
  • Evaluation frameworks
  • Results-based management
  • Outcome measurement and monitoring processes
  • Qualitative & quantitative analysis
  • Research and survey design
  • Strategic planning & board of directors' evaluation
  • Customer satisfaction surveys
  • Proposal development and report writing

Sharlene Wolbeck Minke, BScN, MSc, CE, SWM Consulting Services

Tel: (780) 554-8154
sharlene@swmconsultingservices.com
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/preview?vpa=pub&locale=en_US 
  • Evaluation planning, implementation and support in the health and human services sectors
  • Collaborative and utilization focused approaches
  • Quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods designs

Shelby Corley, MA, CE, Three Hive Consulting Inc.

Edmonton, AB
Tel: (780) 952-2388
shelby@threehive.ca
www.threehive.ca
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/shelbycorley 
  • Applied and community based research and evaluation
  • Research and evaluation design
  • Program planning
  • Project management
  • Expertise in primary health care evaluation

Evelyn Valge, M.N., R.N., B.Sc.N., B.Ph.E., Valge Research Group

Calgary, Alberta
evelynvalge@shaw.ca

Valge Research Group is an independent consulting business specializing in research, evaluation and program design particularly in, but not limited to, the healthcare field. Services include:

  • project management
  • research design; data collection (interviews, surveys (web-based and paper), focus groups, environmental scans, document and literature reviews; data analysis, specializing in qualitative approaches
  • program & evaluation framework design
  • logic model development
  • health professional curriculum, counseling/health promotion materials, detail visit kit design
  • website design
  • workshop facilitation
  • report writing

Tammy Horne, Ph.D., WellQuest Consulting Ltd.

Edmonton, AB
Tel: (780) 451-6145
thorne@wellquestconsulting.com
www.wellquestconsulting.com

Thirty years’ experience across evaluation, applied research, evidence-informed planning, & education/training – Principal of WellQuest since1994. WellQuest is Collaborative, Comprehensive, Supportive, Responsive. My evaluation services reflect:

  • Commitment to build on individual & organizational strengths, discuss approach(es) that fit your situation, & collaboratively explore how to move forward
  • Strong evaluative & strategic thinking that is evidence-informed
  • Comfort with complexity – intersectoral networks, partnerships, systems; community development
  • Social science research skills plus practical experience – balance rigour with relevance/ feasibility
  • Experience in multiple evaluation approaches; strengths in mixed methods, analysis, sense-making (interpretive) strategies
  • Support for internal evaluation; external evaluation when desired or required
  • Training, coaching, advising – to support people to develop or strengthen evaluation competencies – through adult learning principles & practices focused on active learning & use
  • Skills & comfort with distance technologies for online learning & support – within & beyond Alberta
  • Strong connections to a network of experienced colleagues, for collaborations or referrals.

Lynn White, MHSA, CMC, CE, Whiteworks Consulting

Yellowknife, NWT
Tel: (867) 873-3363
lynn.white@whiteworksconsulting.ca
www.whiteworksconsulting.ca

Policy, planning and evaluation in Canada's arctic.

Hélène Wirzba, Md, Wirzba Consulting

406-26 Street South
Lethbridge, AB
T1J 3R2
Tel: (403) 330-4524
wirzbah@telus.net
  • Evaluation planning and support
  • Program evaluation
  • Grant development and writing
  • Program and policy development