Carrie Mann is a research consultant with over 15 years of experience in program design, evaluation and management. She has worked in the areas of climate change, comparative culture and policy, land reuse, green building, energy efficiency, sustainable small scale agriculture, food security and health, and refugee resettlement. She has designed and managed small NGO’s as well as large regional partnership programs. Carrie currently lives in Monterey, CA. Her interest in health relates to her yoga practice and yoga teaching.
CMCE offers services in program design, monitoring and evaluation as well as local and regional planning. We collaborate with our clients to develop tools to make your organization more effective and your community more vibrant.
CMCE's professional services include:
- Strategic plan development
- Organizational process analysis - logic models
- Social Network Analysis
- Data collection, monitoring and evaluation
- Local and regional development planning
To explore how CMCE can support you in reaching your full change-making potential, contact us.
Past and Current Projects
The Transatlantic Refugee Resettlement Roundtable and Network (TRRN)
CMCE, with generous funding from the Robert Bosch Foundation, has brought together a unique network of individuals to address refugee resettlement around the world. CMCE was tasked with planning an annual roundtable and creating infrastructure for a transatlantic network of professionals, organizations, and refugees to increase dialogue and collaboration around the issue of refugee resettlement.
You can learn more about TRRN here, or
Click here to view the program and photos from our TRRN kick-off event at the German Consulate General in San Francisco, CA, and other events.
Program Analysis, Research, and Evaluation for the IRC and IRC New Roots Program
Work with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) addressed their New Roots Food Secure Resettlement Program - surveying their food security and refugee resettlement programs, including:
A program analysis of the IRC New Roots Program in Oakland, looking at GIS mapping and other tools to assess the effectiveness in reaching program goals.
A collaboration with the Middlebury Institute for International Studies to conduct research and evaluation of the IRC New Roots program in Sacramento, CA. This research focused on food security and sustainability in refugee resettlement and was funded by the Bosch Foundation. Read more here.
Program Design and Development for AMBAG
Work with the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG) was to develop and guide several collaborative programs:
The creation of a Tri-County Regional Energy Plan, bringing stakeholders together from San Benito, Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties.
The design of the AMBAG Energy Watch Program, a Tri-County, $7 million partnership program with Pacific Gas and Electricity Company (PG&E) to reduce energy use by tri-county residents, businesses and local governments.
Research for the Sustainable Base Reuse Institute
CMCE co-created the Institute to study former military land reuse worldwide and to provide a framework of information for shaping the former Fort Ord community of the Monterey Peninsula. A key component of this was the development and management of a formal Student Internship Program, a partnership with the then Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Strategic Plan Development for the Fort Ord Reuse Authority
Guidance of a working group to research and develop design guidelines for the 3-mile California Highway 1 stretch of the former Fort Ord. Read the final guidelines here.
Research for the Bundesministerium fuer Umwelt, Naturschutz, Bau und Reaktorsicherheit
CMCE conducted and presented research on the different cultural contexts and perspectives from which the US and Germany approached environmental policy making at the time, especially in the area of climate change.
Carrie Mann Consulting and Evaluation
Based in Northern California