Arnold Cogan

Arnold Cogan

Arnold Cogan

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Professional Biography Arnold Cogan has more than 40 years experience in mediation, facilitation and consensus building.  He has particular expertise and experience helping parties resolve land use, transportation, NEPA, and public policy disputes.  Please see his separate Sub-Roster for Transportation for more experience related to transportation.  He is highly regarded as a professional in the fields of conflict resolution, multi-party consensus building, collaborative policy planning, and intergovernmental relations.  A substantial part of his professional practice is devoted to facilitating collaborative processes among diverse stakeholders, including federal, state and local officials, and the public.  Much of Mr. Cogan’s work is in the field of public policy consensus-building, and is often related to difficult land use or environmental issues.  In particular, he focuses on issues that are complex, controversial, emotionally charged, and involve multiple interests.  He approaches each situation with a fresh perspective and an open mind, with the goal of minimizing confrontation and maximizing collaboration.  Mr. Cogan is especially regarded for:• Fostering interagency/intergovernmental coordination, collaboration and understanding.• Knowledge of issues and nuances of state and local agency management, protocols and challenges.• Forestalling or preventing conflicts well before they become explosive or out-of-control.• Experience with planning/management and effective approa

City Portland

State Oregon

Zip 97205-3111

Phone 503-225-0192

Fax 503-225-0224

Federal Employee No

Total Cases Last 10 Years 14

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