About the Trainers

Keith A. Edwards has more than 20 years experience in compliance, grants, contracts, procurement and inventory management, and administration in the non-profit field. He worked 15 years at EngenderHealth, most recently as their Director of Compliance. His extensive short term country visits and long term assignments throughout Africa and Asia have provided him with broad experience in field operations, writing SOPs, developing training curricula and knowledge and interpretation of donor and USAID rules and regulations. Keith served 4 years on the InsideNGO Board of Directors and currently resides in South Africa. Keith is an experienced and regular trainer for InsideNGO.

Tammy P. Forrester is currently with RTI International serving as a Senior Grants Manager whereby she provides support to the International Development Group’s Business Unit. Tammy’s primary role is to support the international field office projects with a Grants component under the prime award by training local field grant managers, creating a project based grants manual, tracking all Grants within RTI while ensuring donor compliance and minimizing risk to RTI.  Previously, Tammy was at IntraHealth International for 12 years as the Senior Grants and Contracts Manager. She has spent a good bit of time writing policies and procedures, conducting training on policies and USAID compliance regulations and developing a Grants Management database for both RTI and IntraHealth. Tammy has traveled to many field offices to provide technical assistance including: Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, Namibia, Uganda, Dominican Republic and Armenia. Tammy joined the team of InsideNGO Trainers last year and co-trained the Rules and Regulations and Subaward Management Workshops.