Genevieve A. Chornenki, LL.M. (ADR), C.Med, C.Arb, Toronto
Genevieve Chornenki was an early adopter of ADR, working as a mediator, facilitator, arbitrator, contract ombuds, and ADR trainer & consultant since 1989. From 2016 to 2020, she served as a director of the Condominium Authority of Ontario, a body that includes Ontario’s first online tribunal for condo-related disputes. She is co author of Bypass Court: A Dispute Resolution Handbook (5th edition), a graduate of Ryerson University’s Certificate in Publishing program, and holds a Certificate in Creative Writing from the University of Toronto. Genevieve was inaugural chair of the ADR Section of the Ontario Bar Association and the recipient of its first Award of Excellence in ADR. She is also a member of the Toronto Local Mediation Committee of the Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program.
|Shelagh Campbell, PhD, CHRP, CHRL, Regina
Shelagh Campbell is Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution and Business Ethics at the University of Regina where she teaches in the Hill and Levene Schools of Business. Her research examines forms of collective action among professional workers. Prior to a career in academia, Dr. Campbell worked in Human Resource Management and maintained a 20 year arbitration practice with the Canadian Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan (CAMVAP).
|Eva Malisius, MA, PhD, Q.Arb, Royal Roads University, Victoria
Dr. Eva Malisius is an Associate Professor in the School of Humanitarian Studies at Royal Roads University. At RRU, she redesigned the Masters program in Conflict Analysis and Management. As a scholar and practitioner she has worked in North America and Europe, including co-founding an NGO focusing on interethnic dialogue in post-conflict communities by using mediation as a tool for dialogue. Dr. Malisius also speaks at national and international conferences and events, provides mediation services with a focus on intercultural and community dialogue, coaches individuals and teams to empower sustainable solutions, and develops innovative approaches to constructive conflict-engagement and transformation learning.
|Rick Russell, BA, LL.B, C.Med, C.Arb, Agree Dispute Resolution, Dundas, Ontario
Rick Russell is a Canadian expert in conflict management practice, consulting, and training. He regularly serves as a mediator, integrity commissioner, construction referee, arbitrator, third party fact finder, and workshop facilitator in contexts that include workplace, construction, employment and commercial disputes. Rick is on ADR rosters of bodies such as Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation, the Ontario Road Builders’ Association, and the ADR Institute of Canada. He previously served as the Ombudsman of McMaster University and is currently Ombudsman for the Region and City of Waterloo. Rick holds a law degree from the University of Western Ontario and a Certificate in Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University. He has given ADR training to groups from law, finance, law enforcement, and a variety of industries and professions. Rick teaches at both Queen’s Industrial Relations Centre and the University of Waterloo’s Conrad Grebel University College.
Dr. Jennifer L. Schulz, S.J.D., C.Med, Winnipeg
Jennifer is a professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba and a Fellow of the Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution at Osgoode Hall Law School. She has been a visiting ADR scholar at the Faculties of Law at the Universities of Cambridge, London, Toronto, Osgoode and UBC. Dr. Schulz has taught at the Universities of Windsor and Toronto in the JD program, in Osgoode Hall’s LL.M. in ADR Program, and at the University of Manitoba. She was the first Canadian invited Research Fellow at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Prof. Schulz is the author of many refereed articles, chapters, and a book on mediation, and she practices mediation in Winnipeg and Toronto.
|Jennifer Webster, B.A., LL.B., Toronto
Jennifer Webster has her own practice as a mediator, arbitrator and facilitator with a primary focus on labour, employment and human rights law. As part of her practice, she is appointed to the following tribunals: the Canada Industrial Relations Board, the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada and the Ontario Condominium Authority Tribunal. She was also a member of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario from 2017 to 2019.
|Janet McKay||Executive Director|
|Brenda Lesperance||Project Coordinator|