Brenda Hooper is a Chartered Mediator (C. Med), facilitator, coach and trainer specializing in the area of communication and conflict management. As the owner of her private consulting practice, Brenda has had the pleasure of assisting executives, managers, supervisors and their teams develop skills to create supportive and productive relationships.
Certified as a coach in Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ)TM and a trainer in Strengths Deployment Inventory (SDI)TM Brenda blends the latest social and neuroscience research into her training and coaching programs as a means to help individuals, work teams and organizations understand how to positively impact the work culture and relationships. Over the past 18 years, Brenda's passion for all things "Dispute Resolution" has enabled her to obtain national and international designations and certifications in mediation, communication and training.
Brenda served as a Director and on the Executive of the ADR Institute of British Columbia (ADRBC) for 6 years and currently serves on the provincial and national Mediation Education Committees. She is a national trainer and coach for the ADR Institute of Canada's (ADRIC) Introductory Mediation Course.
Brin Hamilton is a conflict consultant, mediator, arbitrator (Q. Arb), facilitator, human resources professional (CPHR), and the owner of Vancouver-based Ahimsa Mediation & Consulting. Brin is passionate about helping others navigate conflict through effective communication and alternate dispute resolution. Her work has evolved from years of professional experiences in HR management in a health context.
Brin is an Associate Faculty member at Royal Roads University in the School of Humanitarian Studies. Additionally, she teaches conflict resolution and anger management in a community setting to build capacity of individuals to deal with challenging situations. She is actively conducting applied research in the fields of conflict management, leadership, and workplace health and safety. Both her research and practice is focused on supporting thriving workplaces and organizations. Brinn has a B.Comm from the University of Saskatchewan, with a major in Human Resources Management, and a Masters of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Management from Royal Roads University. Brin currently serves as Vice-President and Secretary at the ADR Institute of British Columbia (ADRBC) Board of Directors.