Agree Dispute Resolution Leaders in Mediation, Training, Partnering, Facilitation, Coaching and Ombudsman
Local (905)-627-5582 Toll Free 1-800-524-6967
Rick Russell, B.A., LL.B., Chartered Mediator, Chartered Arbitrator
Rick Russell has been working in the dispute resolution field since 1993 when he co-founded Agree. Rick has a busy mediation and facilitation practice specializing in commercial, construction and workplace issues, as well as conflict management training, arbitration and Partnering. He also works frequently in the area of workplace investigation and fact-finding, workplace assessment and restoration, conflict coaching and advanced conflict management training. Rick’s past practice includes working as a civil litigation lawyer and ombudsman.
Gary Furlong, BA., LL.M. (ADR), Chartered Mediator, Distinguished Fellow, International Academy of Mediators
As a partner of Agree since 1994, Gary has a strong practice in mediation, working in the areas of commercial, personal injury, construction, shareholder, insurance, wrongful dismissal, real estate, and workplace conflicts. Gary specializes in intervening in difficult organizational and workplace disputes with services in organizational facilitation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Gary delivers over 100 days of training per year, primarily in the conflict management, interest-based negotiation, and relationship management fields.
Heather Swartz, B.A./B.S.W., M.S.W., Chartered Mediator, Accredited Family Mediator
Heather is a Partner and has been with Agree since 1999. Heather's services include civil and workplace mediation, customized conflict management and interest-based negotiation training, and workplace assessments and investigations. Heather specializes in workplace restoration issues. She also acts as a facilitator using the partnering model for construction and relationship issues and for public consultation meetings.
Shelley Stirling-Boyes, B.A. (Hon's Psych.), Accredited Family Mediator
Shelley Stirling-Boyes has been an Associate of Agree since 2007. Shelley provides customized conflict management training, conducts workplace assessments and partnering facilitation services. Shelley specializes in providing family mediation, with a focus on developing creative parenting plans and providing parties with strategies that will enable them to maintain a successful parenting relationship. Shelley has been involved in court-based mediation programs since 1999.
Deb is the Client Relations Manager for the Agree team; administering all aspects of Agree’s mediation, training, facilitation and workplace services. Deb is available 5 days a week to assist clients in assessing their next best step towards resolution. Deb will prepare proposals, project plans and liaise with the client throughout the project. Please call Deb at 1-800-524-6967 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you have about Agree services.