Steven P. Dinkin has served as President of the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) since 2003. At NCRC he has secured several federal contracts with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Navy, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He has also expanded the organization’s dispute resolution programming outside the United States to Europe, Asia and Latin America. Before arriving at NCRC, Steve was Program Director at the Center for Dispute Settlement (CDS) in Washington, D.C. where he designed a mediation program with the U.S. Attorney’s Office as well as mediated workplace and employment cases under contract with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Federal Reserve System.
In addition to his work at CDS, Steve was an Adjunct Law Professor at George Washington University where he taught a mediation clinic and served as President of the D.C. Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution and chaired the D.C. Bar Litigation Section, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. In San Diego, Steve served as Co-Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, San Diego County Bar, and is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the State Bar of California as well as a member of the California Western School of Law’s Council of Visitors. He has co-authored two books on conflict resolution: The Exchange, A Bold and Proven Approach to Resolving Workplace Conflict and The Exchange Strategy for Managing Conflict in Health Care. Steve earned his J.D. from George Washington University Law School.