Founder, President & Senior Research Associate
Wendi Siebold, M.A., M.P.H. is the President and a Senior Research Associate at Strategic Prevention Solutions. For over 17 years, Wendi has specialized in the assessment of organizational and community capacity for domestic violence response and prevention, violence prevention research, program planning and evaluation, and provides evaluation capacity- building training using a participatory approach. She holds degrees in Health Behavior & Health Education and Community Psychology, which afford her a well-balanced approach that emphasizes scientific rigor within a realistic community context. She has specialized in the prevention of gender-based violence, and is recognized at both state and national levels for her work to prevent and address intimate partner abuse and sexual violence.
Wendi has served as project director and principal investigator on statewide prevention initiatives and program evaluations, developed data collection instruments, and has been responsible for both quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and report writing. She has been contracted to write evaluation and planning tools and trainings for multiple funding organizations, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Justice and State governments.
Wendi is a national speaker and writer on topics related to organizational and evaluation capacity building, prevention planning and evaluation. She has participated in national expert panels for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Violence Prevention, and is recognized as a national expert in the prevention of intimate partner and sexual violence. She was an invited researcher at the White House, Office of the Vice President’s, Expert Panel on Teen Dating Violence in December 2010. She also works closely with State Departments of Health in California, Alaska, Montana and Washington.
Wendi was born in California and currently resides in Juneau, Alaska.