Numark Associates Inc.

Frances Tain
Business Development Specialist

Frances Tain


  • MPH, Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006
  • MS, Natural Resource Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1999
  • BA, Aquatic Biology, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1993

Areas of Specialization/Experience

  • Global health with a focus on maternal, newborn, and child health
  • Internationl development
  • Donor relations
  • Technical writing and research
  • Business development and proposal writing
  • Program design and management
  • Training and facilitation
  • Monitoring, evaluation, and learning

Previous Positions

  • Independent global health consultant, 2016-2023
  • Senior Technical Advisor, John Snow, Inc., 2013-2016
  • Deputy Country Director, Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (Zimbabwe), 2011-2013
  • Senior Technical Advisor, John Snow, Inc., 2006-2011
  • Child Survival Pilot Project Advisor, CARE Cambodia, 2002-2003
  • Assistant Activity Manager, Environmental Health Project, 2000-2002
  • Fisheries Extension Volunteer, US Peace Corps (Nepal), 1993-1995