Lee Herrin has experience in evaluation and measurement as well as working directly in non-profit leadership roles. He loves working with organizations on plans to increase their impact.
Lee Herrin has worked in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors throughout his 21 year career. Following a Masters Degree in Environmental Studies from York University, Lee started his career at BC Stats, the provincial statistical agency. He worked there for 11 years and spent 9 years leading the Public Sector Research and Evaluation unit.
Lee left government in 2009 to become the Executive Director of the Fernwood Neighbourhood Resource Group Society, a neighbourhood-based organization with which he had been involved since 1998. Over 21 years in Fernwood, Lee developed considerable experience with social enterprise and social purpose real estate activities. He has spoken at numerous conferences about Fernwood NRG’s powerful, place-based model of community development.
In 2019, Lee left Fernwood NRG to work full-time with Scale Collaborative, working with a number of leading non-profits on Vancouver Island to strengthen their organizations and increase their impact. Over the past five years at Scale, Lee has developed and delivered content and modules in programs such as Thriving Non-Profits and Social Venture Bootcamp, designed to support organizations to make a shift to enterprising approaches for scale and impact. Lee also has more than 25 years’ experience serving on Boards of community organizations.
Collective Impact, Developmental Evaluation, Explore and Experiment, Scaling Impact, Social Enterprise, Social Finance
Cowichan Green Community Society
Camp Pringle, Herowork Society, Indigenous Perspectives Society, Ladysmith Resources Centre Association, Pacific Centre Family Services Society, PHS Community Services Society, Sooke Family Resource Society, Sunrise Education Society