After an extensive and rigorous search, we are proud to announce that Sarah K. Jalbert, MS, MA has joined ICH as our new Executive Director.
Sarah has over 22 years of experience as a public health researcher and evaluator. She comes to ICH from Abt Associates, where she served most recently as Principal Associate in the Division on Health and the Environment and Account Manager for Justice Research and Evaluation. At Abt, she was responsible for a portfolio of over 20 projects with combined annual revenue of over $5 million as well as the management of a large team of multi-disciplinary staff. She also brings extensive experience in business development manifested by her success in expanding her division’s client base to include funding from a diverse set of foundations, non-profits, and government agencies.
Sarah’s evaluation work utilizes mixed methods approaches to understanding program implementation fidelity and impact. Research has included survey instrument development and implementation for large-scale primary data collection efforts as well as smaller-scale qualitative investigations of special topics and randomized trials.
Sarah’s talents, experience, and leadership skills will be a tremendous asset to ICH as we move into 2020 and beyond. Welcome, Sarah!