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Resolving Conflict
(CORE PLUS Program)

The CORE PLUS Program is a voluntary program that provides impartial and confidential assistance to any DOI employee seeking to improve or resolve a workplace issue or concern. CORE PLUS is available to all employees including bargaining unit employees, when the union elects to participate. Assistance options include: consultation, individual conflict coaching, communication and conflict management training, group facilitation, team-building, conciliation and mediation services.

For more information on CORE PLUS, contact the Service's Bureau Dispute Resolution Specialist, Marion Campbell, at (703) 358-1935 or via email at

DOI Office of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution Web Site

CORE PLUS Coordinators are also available in all Regional Offices as follows:

Regions 1 and 8
Dana Perez, 503.231.2260
Cris Stemler-Ross

911 NE 11th Ave, 6th Floor West
Portland, OR 97232-4181

Region 2
Bobbea Burnette Cadena
June Stroschein
500 Gold Avenue SW
Albuquerque, NM 87103
Diversity & Civil Rights:
Human Resources:

Region 3
Marc Gunby, 612.713.5294
Kathleen Schlener, 612.713.5299
Katherine Eull, 612.713.5245
Karen Schul, 612.713.5267
5600 American Blvd. West, Suite 990
Bloomington, MN 55437-1458

Region 4
Kary Allen, 404.679.4197
Greg McGinty, 404.679.7148
Mary Creecy, 404.679.4024
1875 Century Boulevard, NE
Atlanta, GA 30345

Region 5
Dawn Callahan, 413.253.8256
300 Westgate Center Drive
Hadley, MA 01035-9589

Region 6
Carla Goltz, 303.236.7912
134 Union Boulevard
Lakewood, CO 80228

Region 7
Douglas Mills, 907.786.3328
Helen Stewart, 907.786.3307
1011 E. Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99503

Marion Campbell, 703.358.1935
Inez Uhl, 703.358.1724
Nicole Hall, 703.358.2396
4501 N. Fairfax Drive
Suite 2000
Arlington, VA 22203
Human Resources: 703-358-1743
Office of Diversity and Inclusive Workforce Managmenent: 703-358-1724

CORE PLUS Roster of mediators or
or call any FWS Regional CORE
PLUS Coordinator

CADR Office
Elena Gonzalez
Director, Office of CADR
1801 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006

Last updated: March 10, 2015