Harford County Community Mediation Commission

Meetings
  • Meets Quarterly
Members
  • Bruce Andres, Public Defender
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Paul T. Bowden, Juvenile Services Agency
    Term expires: December 2018
  •  Human Relations Office
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Mimi R. Cooper, Judge of the District Court
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Angela M. Eaves, Judge of the Circuit Court
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Jim Eyler, Harford County Law Enforcement Agency
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Jayne T. Haiber, Citizen Appointed by the Council
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Stephen C. Lentowski, Board of Education
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Sylvia Bryant, Department of Community Services
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Nancy A. Mahoney, Citizen Appointed by the County Executive
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Mike Perrone, County Council Member
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Dan Salem, State's Attorney
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Marianne Vander Wiele, Supervising Attorney of the Legal Aid Bureau Term expires: December 2018
  • Avery W. Ward, Harford Community College
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Tracie C. Young, Department of Social Services
    Term expires: December 2018
  • Susan Fisher, Human Relations Office    Term expires: December 2018 
Membership Information
Members include:
  • A citizen representative appointed by the County Council
  • A citizen representative appointed by the County Executive
  • A judge of the Circuit Court
  • A judge of the District Court
  • A member of the County Council
  • A representative from Harford Community College
  • A representative of a Harford County law enforcement agency (as selected by the Harford County Police Commission)
  • A representative of the Board of Education
  • A representative of the Human Relations Office
  • An Active Volunteer Mediator
  • The Director of Community Services or designee
  • The Director of Social Services or designee
  • The Public Defender or designee
  • The supervising attorney of the Legal Aid Bureau or designee
  • The State's Attorney or designee
Created By
  • Harford County Code, Article XIV, Section 9-87
In A Brief
  • Commission provides citizens with an effective and efficient means to resolve disputes through mediation.
Description
The Harford County Community Mediation Commission provides citizens with an effective and efficient means to resolve disputes through mediation.

Members of this commission are appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. Members will serve conterminous with the County Executive. The County Executive will annually appoint a chair and vice-chair for the commission.

A summary of their duties include:
  • Adopt rules and procedures for the administration of the mediation services.
  • Establish and maintain a voluntary mediation service for the citizens of Harford County.
  • Meet with the Mediation Coordinator and others as may be necessary.
  • Promote the mediation process and the participation of organizations and individuals in the county in the mediation process.
  • Report annually to the County Executive and the County Council as to the utilization and effectiveness of the mediation program.