Zena Zumeta reflects on a particular occasion when her work as an advocate for labor unions moved more into negotiation. She realized that one must think differently in order to settle and end up with a win-win solution.
Zena D. Zumeta is president of the Mediation Training & Consultation Institute and The Collaborative Workplace. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School. Ms. Zumeta is a former board member and president of the Academy of Family Mediators, (now merged into the Association for Conflict Resolution) past president of the Michigan Council for Family and Divorce Mediation, and past Regional Vice President of the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution. She is currently a member of the Advisory Council for the Family Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution.
Ms. Zumeta has extensive experience as a trainer, mediator, facilitator and consultant. She has been providing mediation services since 1981 and mediation training since 1984. She is an approved civil and family mediator in Michigan, and an approved mediation trainer for Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Georgia and other states.