ABOUT NMC Ltd
NMC is currently overseen by a company: National Mediation Conferences Limited (NMC Ltd) and that company has a Board of Directors which is customarily renewed for every NMC.
The current Board of Directors has embarked on a wide-ranging review of the governance, finance, structure, operations, and other activities of the company, and of the conference itself.
Alysoun has been a NMAS accredited mediator since its inception in 2008, and is a Senior Mediator Member of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal. She has been active in the DR/CM community for more than twenty years. She has been a Director of IAMA, or RI, and of Citizen Science Australia, in each of which capacities she has had an instrumental role in governance reviews. She is a member of ADRAC and of the ADR Research Network.
Maureen Inglis works as a mediator, facilitator and coach. An IMI certified mediator she has a strong interest in intercultural situations and peace building. Mediation experience includes workplace, civil court and not-for-profit organisations. She has worked with a broad range of people from executive level through to weekly paid employees in city, rural and remote locations.
In addition, Maureen’s experience includes facilitating processes such as conflict management and problem solving, counselling, planning, training and development. Her range of roles over the past several years has involved working as a Contractor for a national firm in areas such as critical incident (trauma), employee assistance programs, conflict consulting, counselling, planning, training and development. She has been on deployments across Australia.
As a member of Mediators Beyond Borders International, Maureen has facilitated intercultural mediations, recently worked in East Java training University students in Mediation and Dialogue as well as training and coaching women and youth leaders in Sierra Leone.
Joanne Law is the director of Mediation Institute and co-founder of the social enterprise Interact Support Inc. She’s a NMAS Mediator, FDR Practitioner and education professional passionate about the potential for mediation and other forms of appropriate dispute resolution (ADR) to prevent disputes escalating into violence and abuse. Joanne is based in regional Victoria and is a strong advocate for the use of technology to make training, professional development and dispute resolution services more accessible for people regardless of their situation or circumstances.
With extensive background in remote, regional zones across Northern, Central and South Australia Ippei maintains a practice facilitating some of the most complex, culturally diverse, trauma informed mediation and restorative practices.
Since 2006 Ippei has continuously facilitated, coached & trained mediators and also managed community mediation centres in the NT. He served ad a Director on the the Mediators Standards Board and was awarded Fellow of the Resolution Institute in 2022
He is an award winning advocate that provides grass roots support to some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people who have been abused institutionally, are survivors of colonisation and seeking recovery from major natural disasters (SA Black summer bushfires 2019-20 and River Murray Flood Relief and Recovery 2022- current).
Peter is the principal and founder of Perth Mediation Centre, he trained as a mediator in 2010. He then went on to become a nationally accredited mediator and after completing a graduate diploma in family dispute resolution he secured registration with the Attorney General's Department to conduct family mediation.
Peter has worked in a lot of different settings. After starting his working life as a deckhand on a Rottnest ferry he completed an apprenticeship in telecommunications where he was fortunate to be trained in a wide range of electronic (although things have changed a lot since then), building and fabrication areas. From here he went farming and then into retail, learning how to qualify customers and close sales. Then after a few years as an owner-driver operating in parcel delivery and general cartage he turned to youth and community work.
Dr David Moore
David Moore is a Melbourne-based consultant who supports individuals to communicate constructively and organisations to change adaptively.
David has taught at several Australian Universities, and is currently President of the Australian Association for Restorative Justice.
He coordinated Justice Studies at Charles Sturt University and worked in the Office of the Queensland Premier & Cabinet
before co-founding Transformative Justice Australia (TJA), and training restorative facilitators around Australia, North America, and Europe.
David has also managed adaptive change across government, community and corporate sector organisations, and been principal consultant to key Australian redress schemes.
Linx Macpherson (Secretariat)