The following is a set of example engagements. This link contains a more complete list.
Pristine Inc. Superfund site (OH, EPA Region 5)
Engaged to facilitate agreements on steps needed at Superfund site regarding groundwater pollution/attenuation.
City, homeowners association and developer
Engaged to mediate dispute over land development restrictions
Engaged to mediate water reservoir dispute
EPA, State of Colorado
Engaged to mediate disputes over potential conflicts between federal and state law regarding site remediation and removal
EPA and CAG
Engaged by EPA to facilitate CAG/community meetings on a CERCLA site
Civil Society Organization/NGO
Assisting the CSO in finding a new strategic/action plan regarding food sovereignty
Bureau of Reclamation, NM State Engineer, Interstate Stream Commission and local water users
Engaged to mediation implementation of prior settlement agreement
Private company, DIA and Pala Band tribe
Mediated discussions aimed at resolving right of way/access disputes
Center for Legal Inclusiveness
Facilitated executive committee and board revisions to the civil society organization’s strategic and action plan
Bureau of Indian Affairs – Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe
Mediated a dispute over BIA denial of Tribe request/plan for disbursement of trust funds
Military site, EPA Region 9
Engaged to assist/facilitate fuel site upgrades and risk assessments
Growth management areas
Engaged to mediate a dispute over conflicting growth management areas
Engaged to mediate a dispute over ownership and use of water delivery facilities
Engaged to assist parties to negotiate a settlement agreement concerning cattle grazing on land managed by the BLM
Waste water facility dispute
Engaged to mediation dispute among users of waste water treatment facility
Hydraulic Fracturing mediation
Engaged to mediate dispute over damages claimed to result from fracing operations
Situation assessment and party/technical facilitation- Ohio Hazardous Materials site
Engaged to conduct stakeholder interviews about site remediation, created and facilitated stakeholder work group and supporting technical teams
Various large not for profit organizations
Plan and cofacilitate processes to improve how these nongovernmental organizations address internal conflict.
Class plaintiffs and defendant
Mediated a dispute over damages for ground water pollution from industrial materials.
Colorado Judicial Department
Engaged to facilitate committee discussions over the creation of an Office of Public Guardianship
EPA Region 10 and parties
Facilitated discussions over remediation of a mine site in the State of Washington.
EPA Region 10 and parties
Mediated dispute over enforcement penalties under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
School within large University
Engaged to conduct an assessment and recommend processes to address intrafaculty conflict.
The National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Forces
Engaged to assist planning on how to sustainably function in a dynamic and contentious social environment where religious beliefs differ widely yet operations require collaborative efforts.
Florida Springs Institute
Presented/facilitated discussion of how multistakeholder processes can address serious threats to an aquifer
Colorado Judicial Branch, Office of Dispute Resolution
Assisting and training office staff on how to facilitate group processes.
National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Forces
Engaged by the National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Forces to assist planning on how to sustainably function in a dyanmic and contentious social environment where religious beliefs of its members differ widely yet operations require collaborative efforts.
Four Congressionally charted Foundations, and 20 member Task Force of philanthropy, business and nonprofit entities
Design and facilitate a process in which the Task Force could make recommendation about the mission, structure and proposed activities of a yet to be formed entity that would be a multi-sectoral alliance supporting America’s Great Outdoors.
EPA, State of Colorado, PRP and local community
Assist the parties in determining the best ways to get community input into the cleanup of a uranium milling site
Veterans Helping Veterans Now
Design and facilitate a process that helps war veterans discuss how war affected them, and how to best respond
Ute Mountain Ute, Southern Ute, History Colorado and regional museums
Engaged Collaborative Processes to plan and facilitate a collaborative process to assess how to improve the repatriation and reinterment of Tribal remains being held in museums.
EPA, State of New Mexico, CMI and local communities
Engaged Collaborative Processes to plan and facilitate meetings among technical experts on various topics about mine site remediation.
Colorado based land use conservation NGO
Collaborative Processes helped plan the development of a new strategic framework and facilitate the Board meeting to adopt and refine the strategy and structural framework.
USEPA, Nutrient Pollution Workshop
The EPA engaged Collaborative Processes to conduct a pre-workshop survey, plan and facilitate a workshop where agricultural interests could meet with federal and state regulators could discuss how to best approach the issue of nutrient pollution.
Various Edwards Aquifer stakeholders through the Edwards Aquifer RIP
Engaged Collaborative Processes to facilitate Steering Committee decision making about balancing social needs for water with Endangered Species requirement (work undertaken in association with CNREP and CBI)
State of Idaho, Department of Water Resources
Collaborative Processes teamed with the Center for Natural Resources and Environmental Policy to assist the State of Idaho develop comprehensive aquifer management plans for the Treasure Valley and Rathdrum Prairie. .
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands
Engaged Collaborative Processes to draft an article summarizing the typologies of collaborative associations.
Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska
Engaged Collaborative Processes to facilitate a three state dialogue on disputes over how water is managed on an interstate river.
SNV (the Dutch Development Organization)
Engaged Collaborative Processes to draft a chapter for their new book on the role of the professional working in capacity development.