Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter


The Canadian Evaluation Society's Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter (CES-NL) is a provincial chapter of the CES. The CES-NL brings together professionals from the public, community-based, private, and academic sectors who have an interest in results-focused management and accountability for investments in a wide range of programs and services. We provide evaluators in Newfoundland and Labrador with a link to the national platform and access to numerous local and national professional development opportunities. 

Like to learn more about our chapter activities? Check us out on Twitter (@cesnl1) or join our membership.

Evaluation Capacity of Non-profit Sector in NL

Finally, the results of the first ever survey of evaluation capacity of non-profit organizations in NL are in!

Want to know the state of evaluation among non-profit organizations in NL?

Be the first to see them at Lunch & Learn event on November 5th, 12:00-1:00 pm organized at CSC-NL.

To register for the event visit:





















Evaluation Professional Development Workshop


Statistics or Stories? Using qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods to obtain results that matter.


Would you like to know how to plan evaluation for maximum impact, credibility and use?

Join our workshop on 3rd December and learn how to select and match different qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods that provide meaningful and actionable results.

To register, please contact: [email protected]


Welcome to the 2018-19 year with CES-NL!


We are looking forward to another great year of professional development opportunities, but we need your help!


  • Are you interested in sharing some of your evaluation expertise?

  • Do you know of someone who would like to share their evaluation expertise?

  • Is there an area of evaluation that you would be interested in learning more about? 


If you have an idea, or would like to deliver a professional development (PD) session for CES-NL, please contact our Vice President and PD Chair, Melissa LeDrew

We also encourage you to forward this email to anyone in your contact list who may be interested.

Thank you. We truly value the wealth of knowledge and perspectives of our membership.


Chat soon! 


 2018-19 CES-NL Executive Committee

President: Nicole Power

Vice President and PD Chair: Melissa LeDrew

Secretary: Michael Ryan

Treasurer: Sandra Parsons

Director at Large (Membership and Communication): Piotr Krajewski

Director at Large: Tom Heeley

Director at Large: Tracey Rideout-Fitzpatrick

Director at Large (Student Representative): Christie Warren and Scott Taylor

CES National Representative: Susan Hollett


If you have any questions, please contact Felicia Rice, CES-NL Administrator.

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities: 

#CESNL18 Program at a Glance now available!

On June 15, 2018, the Canadian Evaluation Society, Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter (CES-NL) will be hosting a one-day professional development conference entitled: Challenge & Opportunity: Evaluation in our Current Economic Climate. The conference will provide an excellent opportunity to network within the evaluation community of practice and to explore new techniques for building evaluation skills and knowledge. We are happy to share our program at a glance with you and showcase the great evaluation work being done in our province: 

Remember, the conference is FREE to all CES-NL members! Don’t delay, register for a CES-NL membership or renew your membership today! Contact: [email protected] for more information about joining! 

To get up-to-date on all things conference,follow us on Twitter: @cesnl1 #CESNL18

And don't forget to tell your friends about this excellent opportunity!​


See our new slate of Executive Members to be sworn in at the 2018 Annual General Meeting

At the beginning of May, our chapter sought nominations for positions on the Executive for the 2018/2019 year. We received a number of applications from highly qualified evaluators and students. We are pleased to announce the full list of nominations below. We hope that you will join us on Friday, June 15th, at the Ramada for our annual conference and AGM to welcome all new members to the Executive (see more about the conference above)


President (1)    

  • Power, Nicole

Vice President (1)          

  • LeDrew, Melissa

Secretary (1)     

  • Ryan, Michael

Treasurer (1)     

  • Parsons, Sandra

Director-at-Large (3)     

  • Rideout-Fitzpatrick, Tracy

  • Heeley, Tom

  • Krajewski, Piotr

Student Director-at-Large (2)    

  • Warren, Christie

  • Taylor, Scott