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NYSDRA eNews | May 2014

Thursday, May 1, 2014  
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Charlotte Carter
Executive Director

Alison Ritchie
Director of Program Operations

Peter Glassman
New York State
Agricultural Mediation
Program Director

Christine Tauzel
New York State
Agricultural Mediation
Program Manager

Joseph Coppola
Lemon Law Arbitration Program Manager

Carla Schlist
Membership and Communications Manager

Board of Directors

Tara Fishler

David Louis

Niki Lee Rowe

Board Members:
Mary Harris
Brad Heckman
Michael Kappala
Jack Kellogg
Julie Loesch
Richard Lutringer
Bathabile Mthombeni
Ruth Pearce
Lisa Renee Pomerantz
Ron Vero
Sherry Walker-Cowart
Bernadette Poole-Tracey


May 2014

In this issue ...
  • New Website Launch
  • Annual Conference Reminders
  • Dispute Resolution Center Receives Award

New Website Launch

When we said "spring cleaning" we meant it! ​NYSDRA is thrilled to announce the launch of our brand new website. Members will now have access to even more features such as the ability to network statewide, blogs, explore and contribute to forums, post your resume, access career opportunities, and much more in the coming months. Go ahead, check it out ...

Annual Conference Reminders

Workshop RFPs are due May 9th
To access the workshop RFP CLICK HERE.

Award nominations are due May 9th
To nominate someone please click on the link(s) and fill out the short survey(s).

2014 Lawrence Cooke Peace Innovator Award

2014 Andrew Thomas PeaceBuilder Award

NOTE: Conference registration will open in just a few short weeks. Members receive a significant discount on registration so please consider joining NYSDRA or renew your membership today!

Dispute Resolution Center Receives Award

Jennifer Halpern, PhD, LMSW, Agency Director of the Ulster County Dispute Resolution Center, was honored with a “Pride of Ulster County” Award at the April Legislative Session for outstanding work.

Upon accepting the award, Halpern said, "When we mediate, we can get down to the heart of the matter in order to create lasting solutions."

New York State Dispute Resolution Association, Inc.
4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 411
Albany, NY 12205

phone: (518) 687-2240
fax: (518) 687-2245

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