Christie is a Registered Social Worker who has seven years of experience working in a variety of Community Development, Community Economic Development, and service provision programs in Calgary and Edmonton. As a recent transplant to Edmonton, Christie has focused on supporting marginalized communities, people experiencing homelessness and poverty, and senior-serving resources in the city.
Christie has facilitated participatory Program and Impact Evaluations using a breadth of tools, including Theory of Change, Outcome Harvesting, and Program Logic Models in service of data collection and analysis, and external and internal reporting. Her experience and desire to keep learning fuel her commitment to discover new realms to apply her skills. She is energized by the individual and social transformations that can emerge through participatory community development approaches and is excited to facilitate these processes with groups and organizations.Contact Us Back to team
As a founder of KRD, Roman has provided collective efficacy supports to clients in the non-profit, public and private sectors for over 10 years. Prior to consulting, Roman held leadership and senior leadership positions in IT, education, human services and community development sectors in the United States and Canada. He earned a summa cum laude degree in Philosophy in his 20s and an MBA in Community Economic Development in his 30s. He is fascinated by the richness of what we humans get up to, and loves consulting work for the opportunity it affords him to put his skills in service of a diversity of missions and ideas.
Roman is a student of Servant Leadership, Dialogic Organizational Development, and Learning-focused Evaluation. His commitment is to using collective learning to achieve transformation through every project.
Rupert is a student from the Philippines. He loves designing and developing web applications and plans to pursue a Computer Science/Software Engineering degree in 2019.
When he was in high school, he planned and lead projects that enabled communities to solve problems regarding Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, Food Waste, and Education.
Apart from Rupert's passion for web development and sustainable project development, he enjoys taking pictures and creating short films.
Alanya's commitment to social change has led her to work opportunities in Thailand, Victoria and Calgary, working with migrant rights, equity and human rights, and youth advocacy. She is particularly driven and motivated by systems thinking and frameworks that embody a holistic approach, especially the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Indigenous traditional knowledge.
Alanya has been contributing her research and evaluation prowess to KRD's project work starting in May 2019, working on Evaluation and Learning Frameworks and Evaluative Thinking projects, while completing a double-major in Environmental Studies and Gender Studies at the University of Victoria, living abroad, and helping run a BC student rights non-profit she co-founded.Contact Us Back to team
Ben is a chef, entrepreneur, musician and software developer. His commitment to community development has led him to co-found a food security startup, promoting access to healthy and accessible farm-to-table foods. A recent pivot to software development has shifted his approach, but not his commitment and he now brings his knowledge of front-end development and user experience design to KRD and the development of A Better Community Database.
Ben's variety of volunteer and professional commitments, along with a keen observational capacity, help him leverage technology for the common good, in service of human endeavour and culture.Contact Us Back to team
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