Mediation Advocacy Task Force
The ADR Institute of Alberta (ADRIA) established the Mediation Advocacy Task Force to study how mediators are compensated in Alberta and across Canada with the goal of creating long-term collaborative initiatives to address this issue.
The Task force completed a white paper in the spring of 2016 to inform the discussion around mediator compensation. The paper was presented to the ADRIA Board of Directors and the Board is now seeking a feedback from members, stakeholders, and partners, before determining its response to the recommendations. The feedback will be examined over the summer and the Board will develop an action plan in the fall of 2016.
The following is a condensed version of the Executive Summary. For more detailed information please see the White Paper and Appendices links above.
The ADRIA Task Force was established in April 2014 to examine how mediators are compensated and to produce a white paper to document its findings and make recommendations.
The task force explored and researched mediator compensation, how it relates to pro bono activities, and its impact on the mediation profession and practices by:
Summary of RecommendationsThe Task Force recommends that the ADRIA Board of Directors adopt a multi-faceted, long-term, and progressive approach to advocate for the mediation profession in Alberta through the following objectives: