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

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

2017-18 CES-NL Executive Committee

President: Laura May, Department of Research, Eastern Health

Vice President and PD Chair: Nicole Power, Department of Research, Eastern Health

Secretary: Olivia Cleary, Primary Healthcare Research Unit, Memorial University

Treasurer: Sandra Parsons, Primary Healthcare Research Unit, Memorial University

Director at Large (Labrador): Vacant

Director at Large: Bruce Gilbert, Bruce C. Gilbert Consulting 

Director at Large (Marketing and Communication): Nicole Porter, Primary Healthcare Research Unit, Memorial University

Director at Large (Marketing and Communication): Sara O'Reilly, Primary Healthcare Research Unit, Memorial University

Director at Large (Student Representative): Piotre Krajewski and Michael Ryan, Masters of Applied Psychological Science (MPS) Candidates

Director at Large: Melissa LeDrew, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Director at Large: Jennifer Smith, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Government of NL

CES National Representative: Susan Hollett, Hollett and Sons Inc. 


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