David Shorr is a strategic thinker and seasoned advocate who enjoys helping organizations that work in federal, state, and local policy arenas. David's evaluation consulting practice draws on extensive experience shaping debate and decisions in settings from high-level diplomacy and presidential politics to local land-use. David has gauged the performance of Hewlett Foundation grantees working to improve bipartisan cooperation in Congress and served as outside evaluator for three Aspen Institute program reviews. Most recently he evaluated the TechCongress Innovation Fellowship and helped revamp the Andrew Goodman Foundation Vote Everywhere program's internal evaluation systems Together he and Kathleen Sullivan outlined their grantee-centered approach to evaluating policy change work in a blog post for Center for Effective Philanthropy. David served in senior roles with an array of leading philanthropies, think tanks, and advocacy groups: William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, Stanley Foundation, Human Rights First, Refugees International, Search for Common Ground, British American Security Information Council, Arms Control Association, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and NYPIRG. In his side gig as a local politician, David serves on city council and chairs a caucus of his state party.