Jed joined the Center as a Lead Facilitator in August 2022. He will be working to increase collaborative capacity-building efforts throughout Washington State and the Pacific Northwest.
Jed brings over eight years of facilitation, engagement, conflict management, and training/teaching experience. He holds certifications in both Mediation and Women and Gender Studies. His work has regularly focused on issues related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within public engagement efforts.
Jed completed his BA in Communication Studies with a Minor in Peace and Reconciliation and his MA in Communication Studies with a specialization in Deliberative Processes from Colorado State University in 2015 and 2018, respectively. He is currently completing the final stages of his PhD in Communication Studies with focuses on Engagement and Conflict Management from Texas A&M University.
In his personal time, Jed enjoys exploring the great outdoors with his camera in hand, trying new restaurants and cuisines, and spending quality time with his family and friends.