Steven Goldman

Steven Goldman

Mr. Steven C. Goldman is currently a Department of Veterans Affairs Certified Mediator assigned in Saint Petersburg, Florida.  In this position, he mediates internal VA employee complaints of unlawful discrimination and harassment claims as well as workplace and interpersonal issues as well as provides advice and ADR services to internal and external customers.  He has served as a mediator in various capacities for the department of the Air Force and other agencies over the past 18 years to include having maintained a Level III Advanced AF certified mediator, served as a member of DoD Shared Neutrals Roster, Adjunct instructor for basic and advanced mediation courses at Maxwell AFB Human Resources Management School.  

Steve has won numerous ADR awards during his 18 years as a mediator to include the Secretary of the Air Force 2009 Small Base ADR award, and the Secretary of the Air Force General counsel, 2010 Air Education & Training Command individual ADR award, and the 2014 Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary’s National ADR Award for Certified Neutrals. 

Steve has an Associate of Arts Degrees in Fire Science and Social Services from the Community College of the Air Force.  He has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Associates Degree in Business Studies and the recipient of the Wayland Baptist University Bob Ross Memorial Award for Outstanding Management graduate.




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Website: www1.va.gov/adr/WorkplaceADR.asp

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