Certified States


Alabama

Alabama Agricultural Mediation Program
Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries

Contact: Scott Absher
SCOTT.ABSHER@AGI.ALABAMA.GOV
1445 Federal Drive, Montgomery, AL 36107
Phone: 334-240-7151 or 334-240-7184

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Arizona

Arizona Ag Mediation Institute, Inc.
Contact: Eric Thor, S.A.M.
ERIC.THOR@AZAGMEDIATION.ORG
572 N Mondel Drive, Gilbert, AZ 85233
Phone: 480-496-5926
Fax: 480-496-5926

Arkansas

Arkansas Farm/Creditor Mediation Program
Arkansas Development Finance Authority

Contact: Stanley “Jack” M. Bell
JACK.BELL@ADFA.ARKANSAS.GOV
PO Box 8023, Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-5895
Fax: 501-682-5939

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California

California Agricultural Mediation Program
Environmental Mediation Center, Inc.

Contact: Matt Strassberg
MATTS@EMCENTER.ORG
1220 N Street, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-330-4500

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Colorado

Colorado Agricultural Mediation Program
Colorado Department of Agriculture

Contact: Mark Gallegos
MARKA.GALLEGOS@STATE.CO.US
2331 West 31st Avenue, Denver, CO 80211
Phone: 303-867-9213
Fax: 303-480-9236

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Connecticut

Connecticut Agricultural Mediation Program
Quinnipiac University School of Law Center on Dispute Resolution

Contact: Loraine M. Della Porta
LORAINE.DELLAPORTA@QUINNIPIAC.EDU
275 Mt. Carmel Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518
Phone: 800-570-2577

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Florida

Florida Agricultural Mediation Program
Dispute Resolution Education Resources, Inc.

Contact: David Gruber
RESOLVE@DRER.ORG
10109 Tria Drive, Weekiwachee, FL 34623
Phone: 800-616-7863

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Georgia

Georgia Agricultural Mediation Program
Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund

Contact: Monica Rainge
MONICARAINGE@FEDERATION.COOP
2769 Church Street, East Point, GA 30344
Phone: 404-765-0991 or 404-765-9178

Hawaii

Hawaii Agricultural Mediation Program
Environmental Mediation Center, Inc.

Contact: Matt Strassberg
MATTS@EMCENTER.ORG
1428 South King Street, Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: 808-447-1790
Fax: 802-277-3343

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Idaho

Idaho Agricultural Mediation Program
Fulcrum Institute Dispute Resolution Clinic

Contact: Jack Hebner
JHEBNER@FULCRUMDISPUTE.COM
2100 Northwest Boulevard Suite 320, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-667-5325
Fax: 208-667-7915

Illinois

Illinois Agricultural Mediation Program
Dispute Resolution Institute, Inc.

Contact: Missy Greathouse
IAMP@DRI-INC.ORG
PO Box 1136, Carbondale, IL 62903
Phone: 618-549-1300
Fax: 618-351-1419

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Indiana

Indiana Agricultural Mediation Program
Rural Services of Indiana, Inc.

Contact: Roslyn Amor
RAMOR@COMCAST.NET
60918 US 31 South, South Bend, IN 46614
Phone: 574-299-9640 or 574-299-9648
Fax: 574-299-9666

Iowa

Iowa Mediation Service, Inc.
Contact: Kiley Fleming
KILEY@IOWAMEDIATIONSERVICE.COM
1441 29th Street, Suite 120, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone: 515-331-8081 ext 206
Fax: 515-331-8085

Kansas

Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services
Kansas State University and K-State Research and Extension

Contact: Forrest Buhler
FBUHLER@KSU.EDU
2A Edwards Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-6958 or 800-321-3276
Fax: 785-532-6532

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Maine

Maine Agricultural Mediation Program
Volunteers of America

Contact: Elaine Bourne
ELAINE.BOURNE@VOANNE.ORG
14 Maine Street, Suite 100, Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone: 207-373-1140 ext 229
Fax: 207-373-1160

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Maryland

Maryland Department of Agriculture
Maryland Agricultural Conflict Resolution Service

Contact: Kay-Megan Washington
KAY-MEGAN.WASHINGTON1@MARYLAND.GOV
50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 800-492-5590 or 410-841-5770
Fax: 410-841-5987

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts Agricultural Mediation Program
Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration

Contact: Courtney Breese
COURTNEY.BREESE@UMB.EDU
100 Morrissey Blvd., M-1-627, Boston, MA 02125
Phone: 617-287-4046 or 617-287-4040
Fax: 617-287-4049

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Michigan

Michigan Agricultural Mediation Program
Dispute Resolution Education Resources, Inc.

Contact: David Gruber
RESOLVE@DRER.ORG
516 South Creyts Road, Suite A, Lansing, MI 48917
Phone: 517-334-0034
Fax: 800-283-7531

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Minnesota

University of Minnesota Extension
Minnesota Farmer Lender Mediation Program

Contact: Mary Nell Preisler
PREIS002@UMN.EDU
1526 170th Avenue, Bejou, MN 56516
Phone: 218-935-5785
Fax: 218-935-9053

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Mississippi

Mississippi Agriculture Mediation Program
Mississippi Association of Cooperatives
Contact: LyTanya Toomer-Brown
MSAGMEDIATION@GMAIL.COM
PO Box 313, Pass Christian, MS 39571
Phone: 888-412-8376
Fax: 888-412-8324

Missouri

Missouri Agricultural Mediation Program
Missouri Department of Agriculture

Contact: Joe Walker
MEDIATE@MDA.MO.GOV
PO Box 630, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-751-5520
Fax: 573-751-5516

Montana

Montana Agricultural Mediation Program
Montana Department of Agriculture

Contact: Jim Auer
AG.MEDIATION@MT.GOV
PO Box 200201, Helena, MT 59620
Phone: 406-444-5424
Fax: 406-444-9442

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Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Agriculture — Negotiations Program
Contact: Karla Bahm
KARLA.BAHM@NEBRASKA.GOV
PO Box 94947, Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: 800-446-4071 or 402-471-3348
Fax: 402-471-2759

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New Hampshire

New Hampshire Agricultural Mediation Program
Environmental Mediation Center, Inc.

Contact: Matt Strassberg
MATTS@EMCENTER.ORG
PO Box 2042, Concord, NH 03302
Phone: 603-685-4780
Fax: 802-277-3343

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New Jersey

New Jersey Agricultural Mediation Program
New Jersey State Agriculture Development Committee

Contact: David Kimmel
DAVID.KIMMEL@AG.NJ.GOV
PO Box 330, Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: 609-984-2504
Fax: 609-633-2004

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New Mexico

New Mexico Agricultural Mediation Program
New Mexico State University

Contact: Eduardo Medina
EMW@NMSU.EDU
PO Box 30003, NMSU (MSC3169), Las Cruces, NM 88003
Phone: 575-646-1675 or 575-646-2925
Fax: 575-676-1676

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New York

New York State Agricultural Mediation Program
NYS Alternative Dispute Resolution Association

Contact: Claudia Kenny
CLAUDIA@NYSDRA.ORG
4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 411, Albany, NY 12205
Phone: 518-687-2240 or 866-669-7267

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North Carolina

North Carolina Agricultural Mediation Program (NCAMP)
Contact: Brian S. Clarke
BSCLARKE@EMAIL.WCU.EDU
122G Forsyth WCU/College of Business, Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone: 336-303-0466 or 980-272-8153
Fax: 336-272-2711

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North Dakota

North Dakota Mediation Service
North Dakota Department of Agriculture

Contact: Betty Schneider
SCHNEIDER@ND.GOV
600 East Boulevard Avenue Department 602, Bismarck, ND 58505
Phone: 701-328-4158
Fax: 701-328-4567

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma Agriculture Mediation Program, Inc.
Contact: Mike Mayberry
MIKE.MAYBERRY@AG.OK.GOV
2800 North Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone: 405-521-3934 or 800-248-5465
Fax: 405-521-3926

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Oregon

Oregon Certified Agricultural Mediation Program
Contact: Marti Dane
MARTI@6RIVERS.ORG
PO Box 1594, Hood River, OR 97031
Phone: 541-386-1283
Fax: 541-386-1283

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Agricultural Mediation Program
The Center for Agricultural and Shale Law, Penn State Law

Contact: Gaby Gillbeau
AGMEDIATION@PENNSTATELAW.PSU.EDU
329 Innovation Blvd., Suite 118, University Park, PA 16803
Phone: 814-863-6441

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Rhode Island

Center for Mediation and Collaboration RI (CMCRI)
Contact: Rhonda Bergeron
RBERGERON@CMCRI.ORG
500 Broad Street, Unit 4B, Providence, RI 02907
Phone: 401-273-9999
Fax: 401-632-0504

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South Dakota

South Dakota Agricultural Mediation Program
South Dakota Department of Agriculture

Contact: Julie McClelland
JULIE.MCCLELLAND@STATE.SD.US
523 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605-773-4432 or 605-773-4181
Fax: 605-773-3481

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Texas

Texas Rural Mediation Services
Office of Dispute Resolution, Lubbock County

Contact: D. Gene Valentini
GVALENTINI@CO.LUBBOCK.TX.US
916 Main Street, Suite 800, Lubbock, TX 79408
Phone: 806-775-1720
Fax: 806-775-1729

Utah

Utah Agricultural Mediation Program
Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

Contact: Melissa Ure
MURE@UTAH.GOV
PO Box 146500, Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-538-4976 or 801-538-7190
Fax: 801-538-4939

Vermont

Agricultural Mediation Program
Environmental Mediation Center, Inc.

Contact: Matt Strassberg
MATTS@EMCENTER.ORG
177 Paddy Hill Road, Moretown, VT 05660
Phone: 802-583-1100
Fax: 802-277-3343

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Virginia

Farm Agricultural Resources & Mediation in Virginia (FARM-VA)
Contact: Brian S. Clarke
BSCLARKE@EMAIL.WCU.EDU
122G Forsyth WCU/College of Business, Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone: 336-303-0466 or 980-272-8153
Fax: 336-272-2711

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Washington

Washington Agricultural Mediation Program
Fulcrum Institute Dispute Resolution Clinic

Contact: Jack Hebner
JHEBNER@FULCRUMDISPUTE.COM
211 West Augusta Avenue, Spokane, WA 99205
Phone: 509-838-2799
Fax: 509-838-5588

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Farm Mediation & Arbitration Program
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Contact: John Dupuis
JOHN.DUPUIS@WI.GOV
2811 Agriculture Drive, Madison, WI 53718
Phone: 608-224-5138 or 800-942-2474
Fax: 608-224-5107

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Wyoming

Wyoming Agriculture & Natural Resource Mediation Program
Wyoming Department of Agriculture

Contact: Lucy Pauley
LUCY.PAULEY@WYO.GOV
2219 Carey Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82009
Phone: 307-777-8788
Fax: 307-777-6593

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