Memberships & Associations

Accord Project | Member, Dispute Resolution Working Group.

American Bar Association [Former Member] | Member, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution; Past Co-Chair, Online Dispute Resolution Committee; Member, SDR Technology Committee; Past Member, ABA President-elect’s Technology Initiative, Past Co-Chair, Ombuds Committee, Section of Adminstrative and Regulatory Practice, Current Co-Chair, Working Group III, ODR Standards Committee of the Section of Dispute Resolution.

American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice |  Past Co-Chair, Ombudsman interest group.

Association for Conflict Resolution| Past Member, Conflict Resolution Quarterly Editorial Board; Past Chair, ODR Section; Former Member, Public Education Committee 2008-2009; Past Chair, ACR Conference Technology Committee 2009 & 2010; Past Co-Chair, ACR Web Site Task Force, 2010.  Currently, Past Member of the ACR Ethics Committee, and chair of Model Rules working group.

Association of Labor Relations Agencies | Past Member, Publications, Communications & Technology Committee

Conflict Resolution Quarterly | Past Member, Editorial Board

Creighton UniversityFormer Adjunct Professor

Dominican University | Adjunct Faculty, Dispute Resolution Masters Program

Holistic Solutions, Inc. | Co-owner

International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR) | Founding Member, Founding Board Member, Chair of the Governance Committee.

IEEE-SA | Past Member, ODR Working Group

InovADR | Member, Advisory Board

International Association for Conflict Management | Former Member

International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) | Former Member

International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution – co-Editor-in-Chief

International Mediation Institute – Co-Chair, E-Mediation Task Force

International Ombudsman Association | Past Member

Internet Bar.Org | Member, Board of Directors; Member, Executive Committee

IusMediare | Member, International Advisory Board

L’Ordre de Bon Temps |Honorary Member  🙂

McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific | Adjunct Faculty – Online Dispute Resolution

Mediators Beyond Borders |Past Member

National Center for State CourtsPast Member, ODR Technical Standards Working Group

National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution | Fellow

National Mediation Board | Former Chief of Staff, former Ombudsman

Northern Virginia Mediation Service | Past Treasurer  and Past Member, Board of Directors

The Oppenheimer Society | Dedicated to innovation in the face of unintended consequences.

PeaceTones Initiative | Member, Board of Advisers

Southern Methodist University | Adjunct Professor of Dispute Resolution, Dispute Resolution Masters Program

Supreme Court of Virginia | Former Member, Access to Justice Commission, Self-Represented Litigants Committee.

Uniform Law Commission | Study Committee on the Singapore Convention

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group III – ODR | Observer Delegate from IBO and NCTDR  [The Working Group issued it’s final report in 2015.]

Virginia Mediation Network | Former Member

World Justice Forum – World Justice Project | Participant 2013, 2017 and 2019.