November was a big month for OPEN in the AEA newsletter.
In addition to seeing Chari Smith interviewed, we also saw that OPEN member Mike Hendricks was appointed as the official AEA representative to the International Organization for Cooperation in Evaluation (IOCE), an organization that:
serves as a hub or support mechanism for evaluation associations, societies, and networks around the world in order to promote the strengthening of the worldwide community of evaluation professionals. Its mission is to increase public awareness and globally validate evaluation and support Voluntary Organizations for Professional Evaluation (VOPEs) in contributing to good governance, effective decision making, and strengthening the role of civil society. Hendricks’ term as the IOCE representative is 2015-2017.