Mindy Meyer, Lead Mediator, joined the Center in 2008. She facilitates collaborative processes for large and small groups including multiparty negotiations, visioning, strategic planning and implementation, change management, organizational development, coaching, and training and development. For the past 16 years she has worked in a range of areas in natural resource management including water, forest, marine, healthcare, and community development including affordable housing, youth development, workforce, and economic development. Mindy enjoys working with a wide range of stakeholders and has worked with government agencies (federal, tribal, state, and local), non-governmental organizations, scientists, businesses, and community stakeholders in both rural and urban environments.
Some of the organizations she has provided facilitation and mediation services for include Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, U.S. Forest Service (National Planning Rule Region 5 Roundtable), California Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC), Office of Traffic Safety and the California Highway Patrol, and the State Personnel Board and Department of Rehabilitation.
She has work experience in the public, private and nonprofit sectors as a consultant, project manager, and executive director. Mindy is also an effective and diligent project manager. She lives in the Los Angeles area and works out of the Center’s Southern California Branch.
Mindy serves on the Board of Directors for Venice Community Housing Corporation. She is an Antioch University graduate with a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management.