Founded in 2017 by New York City
Alternative Dispute Resolution leaders.

 

The ADR Inclusion Network's mission is to promote diversity
and inclusion in alternative dispute resolution.

 

ADR Inclusion Network Steering Committee

 

 
  Sheila Sproule   Executive Director    NYS Unified Court System

Sheila Sproule
Executive Director

NYS Unified Court System

  Denise Shaw    The Shaw Group

Denise Shaw

The Shaw Group

  Niki Borofsky    CPR Institute

Niki Borofsky

CPR Institute

 

Founding Members

Ken Andrichik, Esq.
FINRA Dispute Resolution, Senior Vice President,
Chief Counsel and Director of Mediation and Strategy

Rochelle Arms
PhD Candidate, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University; New York Peace Institute Mediator

Yacine Barry-Wun, Esq.
Associate Court Attorney, NYS Supreme Court - Law Department

Hon. Ariel Belen (Ret.)
JAMS

Dana Berman, Esq.

Betty Campbell, PhD.
Commissioner of Jurors, Westchester County; NYS 9th Judicial District Problem Solving Courts, Office of the Administrative Judge,
District Liaison

Karlene Dennis, Esq.
Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission, 
Associate Counsel

 Todd Drucker, Esq.
JAMS

Paula Edgar. Esq.
Metropolitan Black Bar Association, President; PGE LLC, Coaching, Consulting and Public Speaking, Principal

John D. Feerick
Professor and Former Dean, 
Fordham University
School of Law

 Anna Pia D. Felix, Esq.
Lazare Potter Giacovas & Moyle LLP

Linda Gerstel
Fordham University
School of Law, 
Adjunct Professor,
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Joyce Hartsfield
Franklin H. Williams
Judicial Commission, 
Executive Director

Naama Hod, Esq.

Sandra H. Irby, Esq.
NYSBA Diversity & Inclusion Committee; Judicial Campaign Ethics Center,
Special Counsel for Ethics

Gene A. Johnson Jr.
Mediator and Conflict Resolution Consultant

Mansi Karol, Esq.
Director of ADR Services, American Arbitration Association

Laura Kaster, Esq.
Fellow College of Commercial Arbitrators; CEDR Accredited and IMI Certified Mediator

Alfreida Kenny, Esq.
Chair, NYSBA
Diversity Committee

Jennifer Kim
Co-Chair, NYSBA Committee on Diversity; Senior Associate General Counsel, Trammo, Inc

Rebecca L. Koch
Co-founder and Facilitator, HumanKind Workshop

Christopher Kwok
JAMS

 Jonathan Latimer, Esq.
J.C. Latimer Law;
Lesbian & Gay Bar Association of Greater New York,
Family and Matrimonial
aw Committee

 

Matthew Lattimer
U.S. Department of Justice, Community Relations Service

Robin Lenhardt, Esq.
Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Center on Race, Law and Justice

Dean Leslie
Civil Appeals Mediation Program (CAMP); U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Circuit Mediator

Jennifer Lupo, Esq.
NYBA Dispute Resolution Executive Committee; NYSBA ADR in the Courts Subcommittee; Lupo Law

Deborah Masucci
Arbitrator and Mediator;
Chair, International Mediation Institute; Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators, Arbitrator; American Arbitration Association, Commercial and Employment Panels

Bathabile Mthombeni, J.D.
Leadership and Personal Development Coach; Public speaker and workshop Facilitator, Mediator; University Ombudsman, Binghamton University

Bridget O'Connell, Esq.

F. Peter Phillips, Esq.
New York Law School

 Rebecca Price
United States District Court, S.D.N.Y., Director, ADR Program

Rekha Rangachari
New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC)

 M. Salman Ravala, Esq.
Criscione Ravala, LLP

 

 

Maurice Robinson, Esq.
Equal Opportunity Department Assistant Director & EEO Officer, New York City Housing Authority

Joanne Saint-Louis
American Arbitration Association, Labor, Employment & Elections, Director of ADR Service

Eunice Salton
Community Mediation Services

Elizabeth Shampnoi, Esq.

Shravanthi Suresh-Silver, Esq.
BA.LL.B (Hons.)
LL.M in Dispute Resolution

Mohammed Swify, LL.M Doctoral Candidate,
Fordham Law School

Beth Trent
Litigator, In-house counsel, Educator

Maria Volpe, PhD.
Professor of Sociology, Director of the Dispute Resolution Program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice – CUNY; Director of the CUNY Dispute Resolution Center; Founder, CUNY List-Serv for Dispute Resolvers

Conna Weiner, Esq.
Dispute Resolution Services; ABA Women in Dispute Resolution Committeee

Mara Weinstein
FINRA Office of Dispute Resolution

Robyn Weinstein, Esq.
United States District Court, E.D.N.Y. ADR Administrator

Jeffrey Zaino
American Arbitration Association, Commercial


SUBCOMMITTEES
 

  EDUCATION   Educating providers and users on issues related to increasing diversity and inclusion in ADR, and raising awareness (through presenters, articles, workshops, etc.)   Chairs:  Linda Gerstel Rekha Rangachari

EDUCATION

Educating providers and users on issues related to increasing diversity and inclusion in ADR, and raising awareness (through presenters, articles, workshops, etc.)

Chairs:
Linda Gerstel
Rekha Rangachari

  INCREASING ACCESS   Increasing access to opportunities/ work for newer, less-experienced ADR neutrals in non-traditional ways; addressing pipeline issues and barriers, etc.   Chairs:  Mansi Karol Jeff Zaino

INCREASING
ACCESS

Increasing access to opportunities/ work for newer, less-experienced ADR neutrals in non-traditional ways; addressing pipeline issues and barriers, etc.

Chairs:
Mansi Karol
Jeff Zaino

  SELECTION OPPORTUNITIES   Enhancing and increasing selection of experienced ADR neutrals.   Chairs:  Ken Andrichik Maurice Robinson

SELECTION
OPPORTUNITIES

Enhancing and increasing selection of experienced ADR neutrals.

Chairs:
Ken Andrichik Maurice Robinson

  RESOURCES   Gathering resources related to diversity and inclusion, as it relates to ADR and beyond; identifying existing resources, through the Network members and inviting those not at the table who should contribute, etc.   Chairs:  Dana Berman  Joanne Saint-Louis

RESOURCES

Gathering resources related to diversity and inclusion, as it relates to ADR and beyond; identifying existing resources, through the Network members and inviting those not at the table who should contribute, etc.

Chairs:
Dana Berman
Joanne Saint-Louis