EnCompass’ own Beeta Tahmassebi has been chosen as Washington Evaluators’ 2020 President-Elect. Ms. Tahmassebi has served on the Washington Evaluators board for the past year as treasurer. And, as Director of Operations for The Evaluators’ Institute, she has worked with Washington Evaluators to expand access to events and opportunities for evaluation professionals over the past several years. In these roles, she has become familiar with the organization’s programs, values, and commitments.
“Together we can do great things to further efforts on professionalization, standard competencies, quality, equity, access to training, diversity, transparency, and more,” she commented. “This is an exciting time to be an evaluator.” Ms. Tahmassebi will be President-Elect in 2020, President in 2021, and past-President in 2022.
Washington Evaluators is a professional society for evaluators based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The organization has members among federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as evaluators in academic, nonprofit, and corporate settings.
Ms. Tahmassebi has been with EnCompass since 1999, when she was hired as the company’s first intern. She has played many roles at EnCompass, contributing to the learning and leadership, evaluation, and operations teams. She has worked with diverse clients including USAID, the World Food Programme, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In her current position as Director of Strategic Initiatives, she oversees communications and knowledge management initiatives, leads the EnCompass Learning Center, which provides online evaluation and organization development training, and serves as Director of Operations for The Evaluators’ Institute, a longstanding and highly respected face-to-face training program with deliveries across the United States.
Ms. Tahmassebi looks forward to building on Washington Evaluators’ many strengths. She is honored to serve the evaluation community in Washington, D.C. and beyond.
Beeta Tahmassebi is pictured at top giving a presentation. Photo c/o EnCompass LLC, all rights reserved.