Principal Consultant

2010-01-01 00.08.31-1 copyPlanning for Impact – Training for Success

Margerit Roger M.Ed. is an experienced program planner and evaluator, community builder, and project manager. She has designed, managed, and evaluated programs for community and labour organizations, post-secondary institutions, and government departments

Clients include: Family Dynamics, CCEDNet Manitoba, CCEDNet National, CUPE National, Canadian Labour Congress, Green Action Centre, Boldness Project, University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg, Association of Manitoba Archives, Inter-Council Network, IRCOM, Jubilee Fund


Program Planning 

  • Train-the-trainer programs
  • “Bridge” programming between institutions
  • Online, blended and face-to-face learning
  • Digital badging

Program Evaluation

  • Impact Evaluation
  • Social Impact Analysis
  • Social Return on Investment

Small and Large Group Facilitation 

  • Strategic planning
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Theory of Change facilitation

Recent Presentations

  • Evaluating Success: Quantitative and Qualitative Measures (Saskatoon, IRCC Case Managers’ Conference)
  • Beyond Outputs: Telling Your Impact Story (Brandon, MANSO Rural Face-to-Face Gathering of settlement agencies) with Cate Friesen, The Story Source
  • Demonstrating Value by Sharing Your Impact Story (Brandon, Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association) with Cate Friesen, The Story Source
  • Introduction to SROI: Possibilities and Pitfalls (CCEDNet February 2018)
  • Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Evaluation Practices (Saskatoon Settlement Sector Summit, November 2017)
  • Stronger Outcomes Statements for Better Results (Canadian Community Economic Development Network)
  • Keynote address at Family Dynamics 80th Annual General Meeting (August 2017)
  • Social Impact Analysis for national Child Care conference (September 2016)
  • Supporting Refugee Mothers – A Critical Investment in Settlement Success (Strangers in a New Homeland Conference, October 2016)
  • Knowing Your Niche: Focused Program Planning (Canadian Community Economic Development Network) (
  • Program Planning for Adult Education and Outcome-Writing Workshop (University of Manitoba)
  • Planning Successful Programs and Services (Manitoba Immigrant and Refugee Settlement Services Sector Association)
  • Measuring Social Impacts for the Breakfast/Walking School Bus Program (Canadian Evaluation Society)



  • Adult Literacy in Canada (CUPE National)
  • Social impact of refugee-serving programs
  • Social impact of loan guarantees
  • Survey development

Leadership Positions

  • 2014 – January 2017: Manitoba Coordinator, CertWork Program (Work-based RPL)
  • 2012-2014: Chair, Language Training Centre, Red River College
  • 2007-2011: Coordinator, Learning Assistance Centre and Assessment Services, Red River College
  • 2003-2007: Essential Skills Coordinator, Apprenticeship Branch
  • 2002-2003: Secondment to Adult Learning & Literacy
  • 1998-2002: Program Developer, United Foods and Commercial Workers Training Centre

Community Development

  • Volunteer Organizer, Manitoba Fibre Festival (2012 to present)
  • Events Organizer, OutThere Arts, Culture and Entertainment group (2008 to present)
  • Past Resolutions Chair and Board Member, Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba
  • Past Board member, Literacy Partners of Manitoba

Margerit Roger is based in Winnipeg and can be reached through:

  • LinkedIn

Professional Development

  • Econous 2018 and The Gathering (annual CCEDNET conferences)
  • Results-Based Management, Deliverology, and Theory of Change (Ottawa, August 2017)
  • Social Enterprise conference 2017 (Winnipeg)
  • Community Indicators Conference 2017 (Winnipeg)
  • Social Finance community meeting organized by CCEDNet 2017 (Winnipeg)
  • Econonous 2016 in Montreal with accompanying visits to Carleton University’s Social Finance department, Ottawa and Toronto’s Social Impact Hubs, and Innoweave
  • McGill University’s “Social Learning for Social Impact” MOOC


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