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Santokh "Santo" Chhina  RealEstate Broker
MA Lauguage,Literature
Humanitarian relief worker in El Salvador and Haiti
Lutz Perschmann Realtor
BS/BA Management
Speaks German, 
Psychiatric Aide for ACT
DAB Board of Realtors Mediator
Don Needham Graduate Naval Justice School, 
BA in Eccomomics, 
US Navy Pilot 
Carol Lynn Bari - National Commissions on Status of Women Board of Directors, Better Business Bureau Arbitrator, Miami-Dade County Elections Trainer, VC Literacy Council Tutor, Halifax Plantation Phase One Homeowners' Association Vice-President. 

Jack Halsey  Retired Systems Engineer MS Engineering
MS Business
BS Engineering


Please meet some of the more than 50 volunteer mediators who provide mediations in the 7th Judicial Circuit. 
Bob Barker, Retired from NAM as Fed. level Cert. Lobbyist,  TQM Manager Ford Motor Co. 
LLB LaSalle University, BA Michigan State,
DSC Faculty, member Volusia Co.Daytona Bch Personnel Board 
William Napper--Retired
Labor Relations and Mergers & Acquisitions
Mediator for Jacksonville Human Rights Commission
MBA Wharton School, Unv. Pennsylvania
BA Economics. St. Johns and Putnam Counties


Charlie Sevastos - Attorney, 
University Attorney at Embry-Riddle.     
Prior litigation experience as both a board certified criminal trial lawyer and in civil trials of eminent domain cases.

George Mayer -Educator, Former President of the Teachers Union in NY., BA , MA  History - MA Liberal Studies, Professional Diploma Labor/Management Relations. 
Flagler County
 Richard “Dick” Smith -
27 years Federal & State Law Enforcement, 11 years managed Flagler County Guardian ad Litem Program for abused and neglected children, experience with homeless and substance abuse communities.  Flagler and Volusia County.

Jodee Cook - Entrepreneur  and business owner, BS Marketing and Education, Master level education experience in theather management, Served on Board of a large manufacturer.  Served as a Director of the Athens Theatre, DeLand.

Eric Doten - Florida aviation consulting firm,specialty aviation mediations,  ERAU advisory council, former Vice President of Embry-Riddle, Daytona Beach Campus, '84-'94, retired Colonel, USAF. St. Johns County
Bill O'meara - Retired Attorney specialities Estate Planning, Business, Real Estate. Bank  President and CEO in suburban Chicago.  Current Treasurer of Bert Fish Hospital Foundation.
BA Economics, JD Law
Joe Cavanaugh 
BA Georgetown U. Government
MA SUNY Political Science
Community Development Director
Peace Corps Volunteer
Speaks Swahili
Land use planning, development, permitting specialities



John Alberti 
St. Johns County
Renn Hinton
Putnam County 
BA and MEd from UF. Began mediating in Escambia County, 2001 and Putnam County, 2003.
Jody Williams  - Retired from varied careers:
Developmental Disabities, Public Health, Teaching and Massachusetts State Government.
Jim Harper
Retired Sales and Marketing Executive.
Certified County Court Mediator 2006.
Former President of Sugar Mill Country Club Board of Directors.
Currently a Director with the Sugar Mill Home Owners Association
Diane Bell - Former Asst. School Superintendent.  Principal for the Department of Defense Dependents Schools in Japan.  BA English and  History, MA Curriculum and Instruction.



Gaylon Powers, Forensic technician in information technology. BBA University of North Florida. Member of the Florida Academy of Mediators, Civil, Family and County Mediator
St. John County
Martin Cohen - Retired 30 years with Union Carbide Corporation,  Worldwide Director of Business.   Engineering consultant.  BS and MS  engineering from The Ohio State University  Member of SCORE.   
Certified arbitrator for The Better Business Bureau  
Served on Code Enforcement Board of the City of St. Augustine Beach. St. Johns County


Joan Burroughs -  Registed Nurse,  
MA  Public Administration
Volunteer with local organizations

Melissa Brown-Mack, is an Academic Advisor in the College of Health at Daytona State College. She believes Mediation is one of the most rewarding and empowering services available to the community.  She also mentors college and elementary school students.   Melissa serves as a volunteer mediator in Volusia County
Barbara B. Paterick
Retired Attorney (practiced civil litigation in WI and MN)
Graduate Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution (mediation)
JD University of WI
BA University of WI-psychology
BA University of FL-Spanish
Meryl S. Baker, Ph.D. -
Retired personnel research psychologist as a career federal employee.  Volunteer guardian-ad-litem, Volusia County.
Spencer Punnett, Attorney. Author of "Representing Clients in Mediation: A Guide to Optimal Results."  Law degree from Northwestern University School of Law.
Linda Camp Merklin, P.A. Volusia County realtor.  Active in the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce.