Board of Directors & Staff


Board President

Danielle Strome - Danielle joined our Board of Directors in 2019, is a trained mediator, and has long-standing local area ties and associations throughout Central Oregon. She holds advanced degrees in Law and Dispute Resolution and is a USDA-certified agricultural mediator with additional interests in a wide range of business and community casework. Danielle works full-time as a realtor specializing in residential property sales. She and her family currently live in Bend.

Board Treasurer

Paula Turnage - Paula joined our Board of Directors in 2020 and is a long-time resident of Central Oregon. She provides a wealth of business experience as a retired Certified Public Accountant (CPA), as well as additional insight into nonprofit finance as the former Board Treasurer for the Assistance League of Bend.  Since joining the Board, Paula has assisted in the refinement of our financial management practices and development of lasting financial control policy. She and her family currently live in Bend.

Board Secretary

Anne Zmyslinski-Seelig - Anne joined our Board of Directors in 2019 and is a trained mediator. She currently works as a professor in the Communications Department on the Bend Campus of Central Oregon Community College (COCC), teaching courses in communications and dispute resolution. Anne has a passion for family mediation and the potential for development of undergraduate Internship Programs that support both COCC and our organization.  She and her family currently live in Bend.

Interim Executive Director & Senior Mediator

Sharleé Johnston Brosnan - Sharleé joined our organization in 2018 with a great deal of mediation, business, and executive leadership experience. She  began her mediation career in 1997, and served as the Executive Director for Linn-Benton Mediation Services. As our senior mediator and training specialist, Sharleé provides a wide range of dispute resolution services with special emphasis on business and family mediation, restorative justice, large group facilitation, skills training, and mentorship. As of August 1st this year, Sharlee is serving as the organization's Interim Executive Director. She and her family currently live in Bend.