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Demetrees Hutchins, PHD (She/Her)

Communication & Change Manager

As the Communication and Change Manager, Demetrees supports a Project Management Office (PMO) for the implementation of the new statewide automated Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) for the Indiana Department of Child Services. She has extensive experience helping organizations implement new data systems, train staff on collecting and using data, and prepare research summary reports.

She earned a PhD in Higher Education and Institutional Research, master’s degree in Philanthropic Studies and Nonprofit Management, and bachelor’s degree in Informatics from Indiana University. Demetrees is passionate about bridging gaps in service, bringing organizations together, and helping communities thrive. She enjoys working with youth-serving organizations, education institutions, government agencies, and nonprofit foundations that focus on social inequities and injustice, underserved and underrepresented populations, and policy change work that improve social outcomes for all.

Her favorite thing about her job is meeting clients and helping them use collective impact and data-informed decision-making strategies to increase effectiveness and successfully achieve goals.

Fun Fact: Demetrees loves to dance and is a licensed Zumba instructor. Favorite Food: Demetrees considers herself a “flexitarian” and love vegetables. Favorite Quote: “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.