Dr. Tosha Cantrell-Bruce is a Professor of nonprofit management and public administration. Dr. Cantrell-Bruce currently serves as a Tobacco Prevention Grant Coordinator at Schneck Medical Center. She is also an Affiliated Professor for the University of Southern Indiana and Texas A&M, where she teaches public administration, nonprofit management, and research methods courses.
Dr. Cantrell-Bruce is an independent consultant for a variety of member-based associations. She is experienced in using research-based information in capacity-building areas of survey research, strategic planning, focus groups, board governance, and marketing assessments. Past clients include Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, National Alliance on Mental Illness of Illinois, Illinois Society of Association Executives, Illinois State Dental Society, Illinois Pharmacists Association, and Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
She is a current member of the American Evaluation Association and the Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action and is a past board member of the Illinois Society of Association Executives.
Dr. Cantrell-Bruce received her Doctor and Master of Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Springfield and her bachelor of science from Millikin University. She has presented her research on nonprofit evaluation at multiple national and state conferences.
Associations, Specializing in Member Recruitment & Retention
Needs Assessment & Evaluation
June 2020, Texas A&M: Using Environmental Scanning in Nonprofit & Public Orgs
July 2020, Univ of IL Springfield: Using Environmental Scanning in Nonprofit & Public Orgs