Kimberly D. Crane is a Project Director with the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative through the Child and Family Policy Center at the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies. She has extensive experience in many arenas of macro practice, particularly in the areas of development, volunteer coordination, collaboration and advocacy. Ms. Crane has had grants funded in the areas of child abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, juvenile justice and foster care, and was Development Coordinator for the American Lung Association of Tennessee. She has served as an evaluation consultant in the fields of HIV/AIDS prevention and foster care. Ms. Crane has worked with local school systems in Tennessee advocating for special education youth with severe mental health problems. While working as the Community Outreach Coordinator for the South Central Tennessee Family Center, she was responsible for public relations, fundraising, volunteer recruitment and training, strategic planning, program evaluation and coalition building. Ms. Crane received her MSSW with a concentration in Management and Community Practice from the University of Tennessee, where she was the recipient of the 2002 Provost's Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise and Academic Performance. She presented at the 2002 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program meeting on collaborations between the fields of law and social work. Ms. Crane has volunteered her time on the University of Tennessee College of Social Work Curriculum committee, and with various civic and service organizations. She currently serves on the Independent Living oversight committee for the Tennessee Department of Children's Services and is a co-founder of Impact Consulting Group, a for-profit organization that provides management consulting, grant writing and program evaluation services to human services agencies.Ellis, Rodney A. is the author of 'Macro Practitioner's Workbook A Step-by-step Guide To Effectiveness With Organizations And Communities', published 2005 under ISBN 9780534633110 and ISBN 0534633110.