Barb Beck

Barb Beck

Barb Beck

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Professional Biography EXPERIENCE16 years working with local, state, and federal government clients.  Federal clients of the firm have included 12 different federal agencies in 5 departments across 26 states and the District of Columbia.  Services included mediation, facilitation, consensus building, transition, and planning.PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHSFS district ranger and appeals experienceServed as city alderman, council presidentServed as conservation district supervisorSocial science education and experienceTrained law enforcement officerSTYLE OF PRACTICEImportance of understanding situation and pre-planning appropriate processImportance of clarity on expected outcomesInclusive of potentially affected partiesSetting realistic expectations given time and financial constraints

Address Line 1 P.O. Box 870

City Red Lodge

State Montana

Zip 59068

Phone 406-446-3628

Fax 406-446-3628

Small Business Yes

GSA Schedule Provider Yes

Federal Employee No

Native Dispute Resolution Network No

Total Cases Last 10 Years 50

ECR Services Provided

Facilitation of Collaboration or Conflict Resolution EffortBighorn River Issues Group2009
Conflict/Situation AssessmentTrapping Advisory Committee
Policy DialoguesFS Planning Rule
Process DesignFS Planning Rule

Case Experience by Subject Matter

Resource ManagementShoshone National Forest2012
Public lands issues Including use and AccessSocial Capital Assessment2010
MiningGolden Sunlight Mine Reclamation2009
Endangered Species and/or Critical HabitatMontana Sage Grouse Working Groups2009
Agricultural issuesUSDA FSA Producer Mediations2008
Wildlife IssuesTrapping Advisory Committee
FisheriesNational Fish Hatchery System Future
Ecosystem ManagementFS Planning Rule

Type of Public Decision

PlanningShoshone National Forest2012
Policy developmentFederal Attorneys Meeting2012

Case Size

Cases involving more than 3 but less than 15 participantsFederal Attorneys Meeting2012
Cases involving 15 to 60 participantsBighorn River Issues Group2009
Cases involving u00a03 or fewer participantsUSDA FSA Producer Mediations2008
Cases involving more than 60 participantsFS Planning Rule

Process Support Services

Meeting Support
Support ServiceCaseYear
Logistical and administrative support (organizing logistics for meetings, notetaking, etc.)Bighorn River Issues Group2009
Engagement of technical experts/third party science advisorsBighorn River Issues Group2009
Experience in a team of multiple ECR ProfessionalsFS Planning Rule

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