Liz Martin

Liz-website-photo

Senior Consultant

B.A., M.A.

Liz has over seven years of experience working as an applied researcher and evaluation consultant. Liz has contributed to over 30 program evaluations and has managed or co-managed the evaluations of several federal government programs. Her experience spans various industries and topics, including arts and culture, health, employment, and environment. She has extensive experience in survey design and data collection for large-scale surveys and is a skilled interviewer and focus group facilitator.

Liz is an experienced researcher and communicator whose background includes public policy analysis, public opinion research, organizational research/employee engagement research, user experience testing, and communications testing and strategy. She is an adept communicator who has delivered briefings and presentations to senior decision-makers. She has provided research and consulting for major public engagement projects, including public consultations for the National Housing Strategy, community engagement for the Canada Council’s Canada Dance Mapping Project, and communications strategy for Ottawa Public Health’s parent outreach programming.

In addition to her professional work, Liz is also an occasional director, actor, marketer/publicist, and backstage hand for community theatre and storytelling events. She has served as communications coordinator for a local association of storytellers and national conference of storytellers, and she was co-creator and producer of a live monthly storytelling series in Ottawa. She volunteers with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) as a support person to people with vision impairment.

Interests

  • Assessment and evaluation in education
  • Communications strategy and evaluation
  • Social impacts of the arts

Professional Memberships

Canadian Evaluation Society (CES)
American Evaluation Association (AEA)