Mindy Meyer, Lead Mediator, joined the Center for Collaborative Policy in 2008. She is an Antioch University graduate with a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management and serves on the Board of Directors for Venice Community Housing Corporation. 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 15 years, she has worked in health care; community development, including affordable housing, youth development, and workforce and economic development; and a range of areas in natural resource management including water, forest, and marine.
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. She has provided facilitation and mediation services for a wide range of organizations, including but not limited to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research; the U.S. Forest Service (National Planning Rule Region 5 Roundtable); the California Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC); the Office of Traffic Safety and the California Highway Patrol; the California State Personnel Board; and the California 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 from the Center's Southern California Branch.