Our multidisciplinary staff bring unique and diverse experiences to each project. Working individually or as a team, our staff offer specific topical expertise and a range of process and organizational skills to meet a wide variety of project requirements.
We have all worked in many different organizational settings before joining Clegg & Associates, e.g., various types of government agencies, as staff and on the boards of nonprofit agencies. We bring a deep understanding of organizational environments and their particular management, capacity, and philosophical concerns.
Learn more about our associates:
, PresidentMaster of Social Work, 1976 - University of Washington; Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1972 - Mills College, Oakland, California
Judith Clegg has been providing leadership on housing and homelessness, human services, and health care consulting projects since 1986. A skilled project leader, Ms. Clegg prides herself on working closely with clients to ensure that all projects adhere to the highest quality standards, are completed on time, and remain within the available budget. Ms. Clegg is best known for her facilitation of complex system design project that encompass research, strategic planning and evaluation tasks. Her involvement in the development of community-based and jurisdiction-level plans to address affordable housing and homelessness extend to her role as the facilitator for a variety of processes related to housing and substance abuse, housing and mental illness, housing and domestic violence, and housing and HIV/AIDS. She has a long history of involvement with local and regional organizations and has provided facilitation for a number of their strategic planning and organizational development processes.
In the years prior to establishing her consulting practice in 1986, Ms. Clegg held key planning and management positions with the King County Budget Office, the City of Seattle Department of Human Resources, and Family Services of King County. She has remained involved in the community throughout her career, and has served on the board of the Northwest AIDS Foundation.
Dawn Hanson Smart
, Senior AssociateMaster of Science in Health Education, 1981 - University of Washington; Bachelor of Arts, Urban Planning and Community Services, 1973 - Antioch College
Dawn Hanson Smart has more than 30 years of experience in planning and evaluation. She has extensive background with nonprofits and local and state government groups.
Ms. Smart has guided many organizations through strategic planning, priority-setting, and significant change processes. She has particular expertise in the area of participatory evaluation and performance measurement, conducting a number of projects with nonprofit organizations and their funders in the fields of child and youth services, community development, education, family support, housing, literacy development, and civic participation and social justice. Ms. Smart focuses as well on evaluation capacity-building for nonprofit organizations.
In addition to her role as trainer for The Evaluation Forum, she is one of a small group of consultants providing training and coaching for community development organizations using Success Measures, an online evaluation process housed at NeighborWorks America and is one of six trainers providing United Way of America’s outcome measurement training for local United Ways throughout the country.
, Senior Associate
Master of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services, 1978; Master of Science, Clinical Microbiology, 1973 – SUNY New York at Buffalo; Bachelor of Science, Biology, 1969 – Ohio University
Ms. Davison has broad experience leading organizations and providing consulting services in the areas of organizational development, management and leadership, affordable housing development, mental health systems and practice, and public health services delivery. She has also worked extensively as an advocate for housing and health and human services for people with low incomes.
For every project, Ms. Davison provides her clients with clear assessments and practical options based on a combination of excellent listening, solid analyses, and years of relevant experience. She is an excellent problem solver and facilitator. Underlying all her work is a commitment to having good quality health and human services and affordable housing available to all.
Ms. Davison has worked in the health, human services, and housing fields since 1978. In the public sector, she managed a district of the Seattle – King County Department of Public Health, directed the Office of Environmental Affairs for Seattle City Light, and led the public mental health system for King County. In the nonprofit sector — for 13 years until her retirement in 2010 — she was the executive director of Common Ground, an affordable housing consulting organization.
Denille Hyo-Jung Bezemer
, Research AssociateMS, Human Development and Family Studies – The Pennsylvania State University; BA, Psychology – Reed College
Denille Bezemer joined Clegg & Associates in early 2011, bringing research, writing, and analytical experience from the nonprofit and public sectors. Denille develops strategic plans, evaluations, and research studies for Clegg & Associates clients. Her roles include coordinating research on projects interviewing stakeholders, analyzing data, writing research summaries and reports, and creating a wide range of other documents and presentations.
, Business Manager
Ms. Rohman is our business manager and manages all of our accounts receivable, accounts payable, benefits and payroll, and independent contractor, client and vendor contracts. She presently works independently for several clients. Prior to becoming an independent business manager in 2003, Ms. Rohman was employed as an accountant for local Puget Sound area businesses.
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