Facilitation Experience
Community Meetings
Public Policy Disputes
Non-Profit Boards
Workplace / Employment Disputes
Educational Issues
Healthcare Issues
Political Forums
Environmental Issues
Special Education IEPs
Police Issues
Strategic Planning

1985 – LL.M., Law, Columbia University
1977 – J.D., Law, University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law
1970 – M.Ed., Education, University of Hawaii
1966 – B.S., Zoology, Oregon State University                                                                                   
Hawaii Attorney

Work Experience
1995-Present: University of Hawai’i Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Associate Professor
2000-Present: Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution, University of Hawai’i Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Graduate Chair
1980-1994: Kapiolani Community College’s Legal Assistant Program, Assistant Director
1978-1982: Bruce E. Barnes, Attorney at Law, Principal
1970-1974: University of Hawaii’s International Student Office, Foreign Student Advisor
1968-1970: United States Peace Corps Training Center – Hilo & Moloka’i, Peace Corps Trainer
1965-1967: United States Peace Corps Volunteer – Nigeria, Science Teacher

Training Received
Facilitation, ROMCOE (Center for Environmental Problem Solving)
Special Education Mediation and Facilitation, Mediation Center of the Pacific
Civil Rights Mediation, Mediation Center of the Pacific and HCRC
Arbitration, American Arbitration Association
Commercial Mediation, American Arbitration Association
Public Disputes Mediation, Hawaii State Judiciary CADR
Basic Mediation, Neighborhood Justice Center

Other Experience
United States Postal Service (USPS) Mediation Panel, Mediator
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Mediation Panel, Mediator
Asia Pacific Mediation Forum (APMF), Conference Facilitator and Presenter
Asian Human Resources Group – Vietnam, Facilitation Trainer for HR Professionals