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Rosters: International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)
  American Arbitration Association, Large and Complex Case, National Commercial, Labor and Employment Arbitration and Mediation Panels.
  Certified Mediator, International Mediation Institute (IMI)
  •Member, Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)
  •Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC)
  •Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB)
  •Florence International Mediation Chambers (FIMC)
  •U.S. District Court - Northern District of California ADR Program
  •American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) ADR Panel
  •Permanent Arbitration Panel, Labor Disputes, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA); Internal Revenue Service and NTEU
  •Chairperson, Wage Board Hearings, California Industrial Welfare Commission  9/96
  •Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
  •San Mateo County Superior Court Mediator, Arbitrator, Neutral Evaluation Panel Member
  •Office of the Independent Administrator (Kaiser Foundation Health)
Adjunct Professor: •UC LAW, San Francisco (formerly Hastings College of the Law) "Arbitration and ADR Law" 1995-2005
Instructor: •American Bar Association Advanced Mediator Training Institute, Philadelphia, 2009, Fort Lauderdale, 2010, Nashville, 2013 and San Antonio, 2014
  •American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitrator Training; California  Arbitrator Ethics Standard Review
  •American Bar Association Advanced Arbitrator Training Institute, San Francisco 2004, Chicago 2005, New York, 2006, Washington, D.C. 2014
Training: •Harvard Law School Mediation Workshop, Program of Instruction for Lawyers 1994
  •Advanced Mediator’s Forum, JAMS/Endispute and Pepperdine University 1997
  •Master’s Forum, Pepperdine University 2003
  •American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitrator Training Workshops
  •CPR e-Discovery Orientation and Training for Neutrals 2008
  •Numerous bar, Federal Court and other professional sponsored courses and  seminars
Honors: •2023 Distinguished Service Award for ADR, California Lawyers Association
•Northern California Super Lawyer
•Best Lawyers Northern California
•Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Mediation, The Mediation Society, September 25, 2008
Member: •Council of the American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA-ICDR) 2019 - Continuing
Member: •Co-chair - AAA/ICDR Council Mediation Committee, Member, Arbitration and Law and Practice Standing Committees
Member: •Board of Directors, California Arbitration 2022-2024
Chair: •Dispute Resolution Section, American Bar Association 2013-2014
Founder: •WIDR (Women in Dispute Resolution) of ABA
President: The Mediation Society 2006-2007
California Dispute Resolution Council (CDRC) 2002, Director 1999-2004
•Bar Association of San Francisco, Arbitration Committee 2000-2002
Liaison: •ABA Commission on Women in the Profession (2014-2020)
Certified Mediator & Member: •International Mediation Institute (IMI), Independent Advisory Committee (2019-2021)
Governor & Distinguished Fellow: International Academy of Mediators (Governor 2017-2018)
Fellow: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Director & Fellow: College of Commercial Arbitrators (Director 2003-2008)
Vice Chair: •ADR Committee, Business Law Section, Cal. State Bar 2007-2008
Co-Conference Chair: •ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting, New York, April 2009, San Francisco, 2010
Co-program Chair: •ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting, Seattle 2008, New York 2009, and San Francisco 2010
District Governor: •California Women Lawyers (1996-1999)
Member: •U. S. Supreme Court Bar 2018
  •American Arbitration Association Mediation Strategy Committee 2017
  •State Bar of California Litigation Section Executive Committee (2011-2014)
  •Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2006-2008)
  •Civil/Judicial ADR Advisory Committee, San Mateo Superior Court (2006-2008)
License: •State Bar of California (active), State Bar of Illinois (retired)
Admitted: •U.S. Supreme Court

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