We value the experience and expertise of each board member.
We value the person and his/her/their professional expertise.
We value board and committee members’ time and energy.
We value being together, humor, and fun.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION
We value diverse points of view, backgrounds and experiences.
We are a learning board that values practices that embody DEI.
GROUP COHESION AND INDIVIDUAL PERSPECTIVE
We value consensus decision-making.
We value an egalitarian discussion process.
We value open, honest and differences of opinion.
We will honor the ground rules and help each other do the same.
We value full participation and preparedness at meetings.
We value the commitment to board responsibility.
We value a no put down atmosphere.
MAKING MEETINGS WORK AND EFFECTIVE DELEGATION
We value productive dialogue and clear direction.
We value clear desired outcomes.
We value an environment that supports discussion and various perspectives.
We value applying an EDI lens to our decision-making framework.
We value adequate time for processing before making decisions.
We value clear, intentional and effective decision making.
THE BIG PICTURE
We have a responsibility to our members and Oregonians.
We value educating our members and Oregonians about mediation.
We value the need for continuous evaluation of the evolving field of mediation.
We value continuing education and looking at the big picture.