The Mediation Center Welcomes Board Members Oscar Rios Pohirieth and Rick Vest
At the 2019 annual meeting, The Mediation Center (themediationcenter.org) elected two new members to the Board of Directors: Oscar Rios Pohirieth and Rick Vest. Oscar is the Lincoln Public Schools’ cultural specialist and coordinator of the Bilingual Liaison Program. Rick is a Lancaster County Commissioner and an affiliated mediator with The Mediation Center. The Center is excited to add Oscar’s and Rick’s fresh perspectives and proven leadership skills to a Board of Directors that is dedicated to providing all members of the community with access to professional, affordable mediation services.
For more than 25 years, The Mediation Center has filled a unique and important niche in Lancaster County. With a professional staff possessing expertise in the areas of conflict resolution and collaborative strategies, along with the commitment of 100 extensively trained, highly-skilled affiliated mediators, the Center opens nearly 1,000 cases a year. The Mediation Center is proud of the quality and breadth of their programming, and they are committed to increasing people’s understanding of mediation as a useful and effective dispute resolution process so they might reach out for services more readily. Mediation services are available to everyone regardless of financial status (no income restrictions apply). For more information, visit themediationcenter.org or, to schedule mediation services, simply call the Center at (402) 441-5740.