TRIP BARTHEL, M.A.C.R. (Antioch Univ.), has been teaching and practicing mediation and facilitation around the world since 1997. He has taught at the National Judicial College, University of Nevada (Reno) and Shivaji University in Pune, India. He was adjunct faculty for 5 years at JiaoTong University (Shanghai) and Shanghai University of Political Science and Law. He has given training programs in Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Russia, Czech Republic and England. He was the Founder and past Executive Director (1999-2009), Neighborhood Mediation Center, Reno, Nevada. Trip has conducted over 400 mediations, 50 arbitrations and trained over 3,000 people in courses ranging from 2-40 hours. Trip is past President of the Nevada Dispute Resolution Coalition and a member of the Association for Conflict Resolution. Trip serves on the Advisory Board for Mediators Beyond Borders and the Asia Pacific Mediation Forum. Trip was a trainer for Baha’i Justice Society 40 hour Mediation Program from 1997 to 2007. He has written 2 Baha’i books, Golden Choices and Dynamic Consultation.