Training Planner and Presenter

Steve Randels has helped to plan and has served as a presenter or trainer at many programs covering conflict resolution methodologies, mediation advocacy, and the requirements of the laws against discrimination in employment. Participants in these events have included attorneys, mediators, aspiring mediators, human relations professionals, managers, and representatives of businesses, public agencies, unions, schools, and organizations of all types.

Following are twenty-four examples of training events in which Steve Randels participated as a planner, presenter, or trainer:

  • Four programs: January 10–11 and 24–25, 2009; January 11–13 and 19–20 2008; January 13–14, 2007; October 5–7 and 20–21, 2007, Seattle, WA. Trainer, “Professional Mediation Skills Training Program,” provided by the University of Washington (UW) School of Law.
  • September 15, 2007, Seattle, WA. Co-chair/planner, "Emerging Trends in Dispute Resolution,” a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentation co-sponsored by the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) and the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section of the WSBA.
  • March 19–23, 2007, Marysville, WA. Co-planner and presenter, “Basic Mediation Training,” conducted by the EEOC for members of Native American tribes located in the Northwest.
  • September 15, 2006, Seattle, WA. Co-chair/planner and panel member, "Can You Hear Me Now? What Mediators, Arbitrators, and Litigators Really Want to Say to Each Other,” a CLE presentation co-sponsored by the WSBA and the ADR section of the WSBA.
  • September 16, 2005, panel member on a national CLE conference sponsored by WebCredenza Teleseminars discussing how to prepare for and effectively participate in mediations.
  • August 20, 2004, Seattle, WA. Presenter, The Seminar Group’s Seventh Annual Labor & Employment Law program.
  • March 8, 2004, Seattle, WA. Instructor, UW, Graduate School of Business class and March 10, 2002, UW School of Business undergraduate class, “Mediating Workplace Disputes.”
  • April 2003, Seattle, WA. Presenter, Annual Blacks in Government Conference, “Public Sector Mediation Programs—Opportunities for Agency Employees.”
  • February & March, 2003, Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska. Planner and presenter, “Mediating Workplace Disputes,” two 1-day seminars for civilian managers and military officers of the U.S. Army at Fort Wainwright and the U.S. Air Force at Elmendorf Air Base.
  • October 18, 2002, Seattle, WA. Presenter, WSBA Labor and Employment Law Section Annual Seminar.
  • March 28, 2002, Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine, WA. Presenter, Washington School Personnel Association’s Spring Conference, “Mediating EEO Complaints.”
  • September 10–14, 2001, Philadelphia, PA. Planner/trainer, “Mediation Skills Training” for EEOC mediators.
  • May 22, 2001, Seattle, WA. Planner and presenter, Employment Law Training for EEOC Contract and Pro Bono Mediators.
  • May 8–9, 2001, Ocean Shores, WA. Trainer, “Introduction to Mediation,” sponsored by the Tribal Employment Rights Offices of northwest Native American tribes, conducted by the UW School of Law.
  • October 26, 2000, Seattle, WA. Presenter, Third Annual National Business Leadership Network Summit, “Mediating Americans with Disabilities Act Disputes.”
  • June 16, 2000, Seattle, WA. Presenter, Washington Trial Lawyers Association Employment Seminar, “What Employers Need to Know About EEOC Procedures.”
  • October 1999, Boise, ID. Presenter “EEOC’s Mediation Program,” Labor and Employment Section, Idaho Bar Association
  • June 19, 1999, Sunriver, OR. Presenter, Annual Convention of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, “Mediating Employment Discrimination Disputes.”
  • April 30, 1999, Seattle, WA. Presenter, Eighth Annual Northwest ADR Conference, “Alternatives to Traditional Remedies in Employment Discrimination Disputes.”
  • Presentations at EEOC Technical Assistance Training Seminars for attorneys, human relations professionals, and representatives of private and public employers, community groups, and unions:  March 7, 2000 (Anchorage), March 28, 2000 (Seattle), March 7, 2001 (Portland), September 12, 2002 (Seattle), August 26, 2003 (Seattle), May 25, 2004 (Portland).