Resource Development Associates

Amalia Freedman

Practice Director

Amalia brings over two decades of experience in project and program management for and with government agencies, non-profit organizations, and private companies with deep experience in managing multi-functional teams working across complex organizations. As Director of Practice and Delivery at RDA, she provides strategic direction to RDA engagements, with an emphasis on facilitation and strategic planning efforts. Amalia has served in project management capacities in evaluation, strategic planning, organizational development and grant writing, in domains as varied as criminal justice, health services, education, transportation, and high tech; she is accustomed to rapidly engaging in technical environments and moving teams and projects forward effectively.

Prior to joining RDA, she managed software initiatives to serve government clients; led an emerging practice delivering community engagement programs for Booz Allen Hamilton; and served as a legislative aide. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Family Services Agency of San Francisco.

Education

  • B.A. in Sociology – University of California, Berkeley

Select Projects

  • Adult Education Block Grant Planning and Implementation (Desert Regional Consortium, North Santa Clara County Student Transition Consortium)
  • Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services AB 1421 Planning
  • Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Accountability Initiative
  • Bay Area Community College Consortium Data Sharing Strategy
  • California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Workforce Education and Training Evaluation
  • Child & Family Policy Institute of California Pathways Grant Writing
  • Napa County Whole Person Care Evaluation
  • Oakland ReCAST (Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma) Strategic Plan
  • San Diego County Office of Emergency Services Communications Plan
  • San Mateo County Probation Workload Analysis
  • Santa Clara County AB 109 Evaluation
  • Sonoma County Human Services Department Workflow Analysis
  • Southwest Bay Area Career Pathway Consortium Data Alignment Strategy