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Tim’s Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY                                                 

Project manager with twelve years experience in many different areas. Proven ability to build and maintain partnerships with agencies, politicians and landowners. Experienced mediator and facilitator with substantive knowledge of fisheries, land-use, and transportation issues. Proven ability to analyze data and provide explanations and recommendations to both technical teams and non-technical teams. Demonstrated ability to maintain positive working relationships with people with diverse backgrounds and knowledge. Experience partnering with and supervising volunteers and students. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                             

McCabe Mediation and Facilitation Services, (Principal Mediator/Facilitator 2009-Present)

  • Professional mediation and facilitation services in public policy and private contexts

Portland State University, Oregon Consensus, National Policy Consensus Center – NPCC (Associate, 2008-2010)

  • Helped 27 diverse members including the Mayor of Eugene, environmental, community and business leaders reach unanimous consensus on a comprehensive landuse, environmental and transportation plan
  • Collaborated with government agencies including ODOT, The City of Eugene and Lane Council of Governments, private landowners, Native American Tribes and nonprofit agencies to develop and facilitate large-scale environmental and public policy projects
  • Interviewed and supervised graduate student interns for placement wth NPCC programs
  • Recorded and summarized meeting notes
  • Wrote and edited situation assessment reports and final reports
  • Participated in grant writing and submission

The Osprey Group (Associate, 2009-2010) 

  • Interviewed multiple stakeholders, collected data, and reported on same
  • Organized and implemented large and small-scale meeting logistics
  • Wrote and edited situation assessment reports
  • Developed agendas for collaborative process meetings and stakeholder groups
  • Interviewed multiple stakeholders, collected data, and reported on same
  • Collaborated with US Army Corps of Engineers, other federal agencies, multiple state and local governments, nonprofit agencies, Native American Tribes, landowners, businesses and private citizens and traveled extensively throughout the Missouri River Basin
  • Recorded and summarized meeting and interview notes 

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (Experimental Biology Aide, 2002-2003)

  • Outreach to members of public and liaison between public and agency
  • Solid understanding of salmonid lifecycle and habitat needs
  • Solid understanding of fisheries and habitat surveying techniques
  • Operated and managed upstream and downstream fish traps on the McKenzie River and tributaries
  • Recorded and managed fish-passage data
  • Designed and built fish weirs

Oregon Natural Resources Council (Intern, 1995)

  • Developed and wrote public comments to U. S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management

U.S. District Court (Intern, with the Honorable Judge Thomas Coffin, U.S. Federal Magistrate Judge, 2007-2008)

EDUCATION                                                                                                      

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

B.A. Environmental Studies with a Minor in Geography, (1999)

M.S. Conflict and Dispute Resolution (2008)

  • Research on multi party complex environmental and public policy disputes

 PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS                                                                                

Oregon Mediation Association, “Consensus Planning for the Future of West Eugene,”

November 2008 – Portland, OR, and November 2009 – Eugene, OR

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING                                                                              

  • Resolving Complex Public Disputes (2008)
  • Negotiating Environmental Disputes (2008)
  • Advanced Workplace Mediation (2011)

VOLUNTEER WORK                                                                                          

Community Mediation Services (Mediator/Facilitator, 2007-Present)

  • Successfully mediated numerous community, parenting plan, and restorative justice cases
  • Facilitate meetings as needed

Lane County Circuit Court (Mediator 2012-Present)

  • Mediate small claims cases

Whitebird Crisis Clinic (Greeter, 2012-Present)

  • Answer crisis telephone line and direct clients to services

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP                                                                             

  • Oregon Mediation Association
  • Association of Conflict Resolution Ÿ Environment and Public Policy Section

SKILLS AND ACTIVITIES                                                                                        

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, ARCView, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Understanding of GIS concepts and software
  • Experience with GPS data collection
  • Proven ability hiking and wading through rugged terrain
  • I enjoy hiking, camping, fly fishing, and boating with my family
  • I enjoy volunteering in my community and coaching sports
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