Tony Filipovitch -- Experience -- Research

  • 2012-13  Project Director, Public Engagement Training  (Mn Department of Transportation)
    • Supervised team of 6 graduate students who researched and wrote 11 online training modules on public engagement
    • Supervised development of a documentary video for introducing community meetings to public engagement
  • 2010-2013  Research Director, Minnesota Modeling & Simulation Center (Minnesota State University, Mankato)
  • 2009--  Project Evaluator, Elizabeth Kearney Women in Leadership Program (Mankato Area YWCA)
  • 2007-10  Mapping the Nonprofit Sector in Ghana (with Dr. Sam Afrane, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi Ghana)
  • 2003-04  End of Life Needs Assessment (Community Care Partnership)
  • 2002-2004 Project Evaluator, Region IX Community Care Partnership (Open Door Health Center)
  • 1991-96 Project Evaluator, Region IX Development Commission Drug Prevention Partnership
    • Supervised team to assist local communities in designing and evaluating drug prevention programs.
  • 1991 Project Director, Southeastern Minnesota Initiative Fund Regional Report
    • Supervised design and preparation of GIS for planning and program evaluation
  • 1988 Research Staff, Nonprofit Tax Policy Advisory Committee, Minnesota Council on Foundations (Minneapolis, MN)
    • Preparation and publication of research report; testimony before Minnesota Senate Committee on Economic Development.
  • 1987-91 Project Director, Minnesota Initiative Fund Evaluation for Southeast & Southwest Initiative Funds (Owatonna & Granite Falls, MN)
    • Supervised team of 4 graduate assistants in evaluating grants and loans made by two regional community foundations and contributed to statewide evaluation of McKnight Initiative Fund project.
  • 1985-86 Project Consultant, Dayton Hudson Foundation (Minneapolis, MN)
    • Prepared and presented study of corporate self-interest and the common good; prepared policy research on land development issues and employment issues; prepared budget summaries and administrative evaluation.
  • 1979 Summer Intern, Departmentof Planning & Economic Development (St. Paul, MN)
    • Designed, researched, and reported a study of residential displacement.
  • 1978--1988 Project Director, Community Service Projects (Mankato, MN)
    • Supervised research teams for community service projects, including: workshops on microcomputer applications for local government; Star Cities labor survey for Lake City, MN; program evaluation for the Minnesota Planning Association and the Mankato YMCA; a needs assessment for the City of Egan, MN; a training module for the MN Rural Youth Institute; demographic studies for School District 77.
  • 1976-77 Project Coordination & Direction, Uniersity of Tulsa (Tulsa, OK)
    • Advisor to Tulsa Junior League for "Growth with Planning" Project; neighborhood classification study for Tulsa Community Development Department; managed Midwest Symposium on Floodplain Management.

Revised 13 July 2013