John Godec

John Godec

John Godec

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Position or Title President/Owner

Professional Biography Godec, Randall & Associates Inc., is a consulting firm that helps groups reach consensus, and manages complex public and stakeholder problems.  Most projects require adherence to National Environmental Policy Act policies and Most work deals with existing or potential conflicts pertaining to environmental health and safety, transportation, and siting issues. Godec is an IAF Certified Professional Facilitator, a Board member and one of the original Master Trainers for the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2). He served on a federal task force to design the risk management and emergency communication protocol for the National Governors Association (NGA).  In 1997 and 1998 Godec worked with a group representing industry, academia, the scientific community, indigenous tribes, NGOs and government to develop "The Boulder Principles" (Effective Collaborative Processes on Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy).  He's a guest lecturer at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, and Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs, an adjunct at the University of Arizona and has guest lectured at the Queensland University of Technology.  With more than 30 years of experience, Godec is one of the originators of the IAP2 Certificate course and a developer of the new Emotion, Outrage and Public Participation training.

Address Line 1 3944 North 14th Street

City Phoenix

State Arizona

Zip 85014

Phone 602.266.5556

Fax 602.222.9575

Small Business Yes

GSA Schedule Provider No

Federal Employee No

Native Dispute Resolution Network Yes

Total Cases Last 10 Years 65

ECR Services Provided

Policy DialoguesUNEP-CEP CaMPAM Mentor Program2013
Strategic Planning for Collaboration or Conflict Resolution EffortScottsdale Pima Road2008
Joint Fact Finding/Neutral EvaluationMaricopa County Particulate Pollution2008
Process Design202L/US60 Traffic Interchange2001
Facilitation of Collaboration or Conflict Resolution EffortSouth Mountain Freeway
Public Engagement/Public InputNevada Groundwater Development
Conflict/Situation AssessmentPortsmouth Gaseous Difusion Plant

Case Experience by Subject Matter

Coastal Zone and/or Marine Management IssuesUNEP-CEP CaMPAM Mentor Program2013
Cross-cultural IssuesScottsdale Pima Road2008
Air Quality and/or Air PollutionMaricopa County Particulate Pollution2008
Public lands issues Including use and AccessBradshaw Foothills Coalition2007
Endangered Species and/or Critical HabitatArizona Game & Fish2005
SuperfundWest Central Phoenix Superfund2002
Environmental Planning (e.g., NEPA, Forest plans, travel mgmt., resource mgmt.)202L/US60 Traffic Interchange2001
NEPASouth Mountain Freeway
Environmental Enforcement and PermittingWest Central Phoenix WQARF
Facility SitingGlendale Wastewater Treatment Facility
MiningUranium Mining
Radioactivity (Waste, Substances, Storage, Leakage, Transport)Portsmouth Gaseous Difusion Plant

Type of Public Decision

RulemakingMaricopa County Particulate Pollution2008
PlanningCity of Surprise General Plan2007
Implementation/monitoring agreementsGrand/Glendale/59th Avenue Traffic Interchange2006
Policy developmentArizona Game & Fish2005
Compliance and enforcement actionWest Central Phoenix Superfund2002
License and permit issuanceUranium Mining
Siting and ConstructionPortsmouth Gaseous Difusion Plant

Case Size

Cases involving 15 to 60 participants202L/US60 Traffic Interchange2001
Cases involving more than 3 but less than 15 participantsDeer Valley Homeowners Association
Cases involving more than 60 participantsNevada Groundwater Development

Case Jurisdiction/Scale

Tribal governmentScottsdale Pima Road2008
InteragencyBradshaw Foothills Coalition2007
IntergovernmentalNogales Environmental Issues1994
Multi-jurisdictionalNogales Environmental Issues1994
Local/communityDeer Valley Homeowners Association
National or regionally significant casesPortsmouth Gaseous Difusion Plant

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