State of Maine Judicial Branch 1993 - 2013
1st Director Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Service: drafted 1st Operating Rules.
Mediator: Mediate Domestic Relations; Land Use/Environmental, Small Claims, General Civil in Maine Courts.
United States Postal Service 2002-2004
EEO ADR Mediator: leader of mediator team using transformative mediation to resolve employee disputes.
INDEPENDENT LAND USE CONSULTANT and MEDIATOR 2000 - 2004
Town of Thomaston Comprehensive Plan Consultant
Community Mediation Service (CMS)
Project Coordinator - 1st hired staff in Maine for community-based non-profit mediation centers. 1996 - 1998
Maine Forest Biodiversity Project - 1994 - 1997
Group Facilitator: Facilitated collaborative effort to establish best practices for biodiversity with wide range of stakeholders including paper companies, State agencies, woodlot owners, and environmental activists.
MID-COAST REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION Rockland, Maine - Executive Director 1986 - 1995
Promoted after providing regional planning services to the coastal towns, increased quality and level of services,
built organization from staff of two with operating deficit to staff of seven with balanced budget.
EASTERN MAINE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Bangor, Maine - Community Planner 1985 to 1986
Planning services for 6 county district including shore land zoning ordinances, growth management strategies, comprehensive plan drafting and review, and Community Development Block Grant applications.
HANCOCK COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Ellsworth, Maine - Community Planner 1974 to 1975
Professional planning services to municipalities, local officials, and community organizations in Hancock County.
STATE OF MAINE: LAND USE REGULATION COMMISSION - Land Use Planning Contracts 1979 & 1983
Implemented LURC policies, reviewed petitions, made recommendations, conducted field investigations.
TOWN OF BRUNSWICK, Brunswick Maine
Environmental Planner 1979 to 1980
Evaluate potential aquaculture sites, plan 15 mile River Trail and fish way observation room at CMP dam.
Natural Resources Planner 1978
Planning services, coordinate work of 90 volunteers on Comprehensive Plan.