Barbara Timmons Strahl, PhD, has worked in conflict resolution for more than 20 years and has a passion for restorative justice. She is currently a Senior Mediation Specialist with the Clark County Neighborhood Justice Center (NJC) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Barbara has trained more than 700 mediators in Nevada. She mediates for the NJC as well as the United States Postal Service and the Federal Bureau of Reclamation. She mediates cases ranging from neighbor to neighbor to victim offender and equal opportunity to large group conflicts. She has designed mediation programs for the local police department, Southern Nevada prisons, the University of Nevada, Nellis Air Force Base, and the Clark County Department of Juvenile Justice. Barbara was the past chair for the National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) and continues to serve as a board member. Barbara’s doctorate is in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Nova Southeastern University. She also has Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Education. She is a certified teacher and an adjunct professor for Nova Southern University and the University of Nevada.