Geneva Strech, M.Ed., M.H.R.

Associate Director of the Education Training, Evaluation Assessment Measurement Department (E-TEAM)

Geneva Strech, M.Ed., M.H.R., E-TEAM Associate Director, has been with the University of Oklahoma since 1996 and has more than 20 years’ experience managing and implementing federally-funded and state-funded programs and contracts. She was the program coordinator for the New Mexico pediatric sex abuse team and received the Children’s Safe House of Albuquerque award in 1995 for her work. Geneva then worked for 10 years at the American Indian Institute at the University of Oklahoma where she served as the curriculum developer for a Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention Project funded through the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and the IT Coordinator for the American Indian Head Start Quality Improvement Center funded through the Administration for Children and Families. She began her work with the E-TEAM as the lead evaluator for the Treatment Effectiveness Study in Oklahoma Systems of Care, a national initiative funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. She has since served as the lead evaluator on several federally-funded projects, including the Phase VI Oklahoma Systems of Care National Evaluation and Oklahoma’s Care Management Oversight Study. She has coordinated large-scale evaluations, designed survey, observation, and interview instruments, coordinated data collection, and authored evaluation reports. She has served as a project director, program monitor, curriculum developer, and grant writer for various projects. Geneva is also a veteran of the U. S. Army where she attained the rank of Sergeant. She was awarded the U. S. Army Commendation Medal, First Oak Leaf Cluster in 1989; the U. S. Army Commander’s Coin, First Lance Missile Battalion in 1988; the U. S. Army Commendation Medal in 1988; the U. S. Army Commander’s Coin, Third Corps Field Artillery in 1988; the U. S. Army Achievement Medal, First Oak Leaf Cluster, 1987; and the U. S. Army Achievement Medal, 1987.