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All mediators and Information & Referral Coordinators (IRC’s) have been approved by the Ministry of the Attorney General of the Government of Ontario, to provide services to the Ministry’s strict standards. For our mediators, and amongst other impressive credentials, this includes having either the designation of Accredited Family Mediator (Acc.F.M.) from the Ontario Association of Family Mediation (OAFM), and/or Certified (Comprehensive) Family Mediator (Cert.CFM) status from Family Mediation Canada, and/or Chartered Mediator (C.Med) from the Alternative Dispute Institute of Ontario (ADRIO) and/or Family Dispute Resolution Professional in Mediation (FDRP Med.) from the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (FDRIO).  Our mediators work in our various locations, and most in more than one. Please click on any staff member below for a more complete biography and to view his/her Curriculum Vitae.

Portrait of Tamara Bodnaruk-Wide
Tamara Bodnaruk-Wide

B.A., M.J.A., Acc.F.M.,FDRP Med.
Director/Supervisor, Mediator, IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Portrait of Alicia Ziemiak-Overgaard
Alicia Ziemiak-Overgaard

B.A., M.S.W., R.S.W.
IRC Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Portrait of Mike Leuty
Mike Leuty

O.C.T., M.S.W., R.S.W., Acc.F.M.
Mediation Manager, Internship Registrar, IRC, Mediator, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Tonya Brock

B.Soc., Acc.F.M.
IRC, Mediator, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Portrait of Rita Czarny
Rita Czarny

B.A., C.Med., Acc.F.M.
Bilingual Mediator, Bilingual IRC, Bilingual MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Portrait of Samy Czarny
Samy Czarny

B.A., C.Med., Acc.F.M.
Bilingual Mediator, Bilingual IRC, Bilingual MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Portrait of Kim Goldstein
Kim Goldstein

B.S.W., R.S.W., M.S.W, Acc.E.M., Acc.F.M. 
Mediator, MIP Presenter

Portrait of Chuck Matheson
Chuck Matheson

Cert.F.Med., C.Med., C.Arb.
Mediator, IRC, MIP Presenter

Heather Peck

B.A.Sc., B.Ed, Acc.F.M.
Mediator, IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Brittany Harrison

B.A. (pend)
IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Portrait of Cindy Holovac Leithead
Cindy Holovac Leithead

B.A., M.C.A., Acc.F.M., C.P.Med., W.F.A.
Mediator, IRC, MIP Presenter

Portrait of Ayse Hitchins
Ayse Hitchins

B.A., Acc.F.M., C.P.Med.
Mediator, IRC, MIP Presenter

Colleen Davies

B.A, R.S.W., M.S.W
IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Portrait of Andrea Watt
Andrea Watt

B.S.C., Acc.F.M.
Mediator, IRC, MIP Presenter

Cindy Katz

B.Sc., M.A.
IRC, Mediator in training, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Nicole Charles

B.A., Acc.F.M.
Mediator, IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Jim Doxtdator

Acc.F.M.
Mediator, IRC, MIP Presenter

Virginia Workman

B.A., LL.B., Acc.F.M.
Mediator, MIP Presenter

Chris Love

B.A.
Mediator, Web and Social Media Director, IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Vanessa Tharen

M.A., Acc.F.M.
Mediator, IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Uda Hodder-Gerginis

B.A., LL.B., LL.M., Acc.F.M., ODR
Mediator, IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Mackita Allison

B.A.
IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Jeremy de Boer

B.A., C.Med.,CFM., Qmed.
Mediator, MIP Presenter

Kim Livett

B.A., C.TESL
IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Sara Shamdani

Ph. D, Acc. F.M.
Mediator, MIP Presenter

Matthew Tessier

S.S.W.
IRC, Web and Social Media Director, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Kenneth Styles

M.A., M.Div., Acc F.M.
Mediator, IRC, MIP Facilitator/Presenter

Hannah Brown

LL.B., AKC, Acc.F.M.
Mediator, IRC, MIP Presenter

Nikki Ide

B.Sc., Acc.F.M., FDRP Med., C.P.Med.
Mediator, IRC, MIP Presenter

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