Lee Po Cha, MBA alum, was named the new executive director of the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization in April 2015.
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MPA, specialization in social welfare policy, Portland State University
BA, psychology & anthropology, Linfield College
Kim is a member of the research team at The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF). As OCF's Senior Evaluation Officer, she directs evaluations of several programs funded by OCF including K-12 out-of-school time and arts education grant programs, as well as a children's dental health initiative.
Previously, Kim was the Director of Assessment at Marylhurst, supporting university departments in collecting, managing, and analyzing data about student learning, and facilitating institutional assessment with the Provost and Institutional Research Steering Group.
Her previous experience includes project management and evaluation of public child welfare programs as well as experience with a variety of non-profit organizations. Kim is fluent in many qualitative and quantitative applied research methods and is committed to promoting the wise use of data. She thinks out loud on her blog: www.actionabledata.wordpress.com. Kim is also an active in leadership of the Oregon Program Evaluator Network, a local affiliate of the American Evaluation Association.
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