Kim van der Woerd is a member of the ‘Namgis First Nation from Alert Bay, BC. Kim is the sole proprietor of Reciprocal Consulting, and has 20 years of experience conducting local, provincial and national program evaluations managing over 135 projects.
Kim completed her PhD in Psychology at Simon Fraser University. Her dissertation was the recipient of the Michael Scriven Dissertation Award for Outstanding Contribution to Evaluation Theory, Methodology or Practice, 2007.
Kim also received the Canadian Evaluation Society Contributions to Evaluation in Canada 2014 Award for her mentorship of Indigenous students. Kim has also been active in her community serving on many boards and is currently serving on the board of the YWCA Canada.