Caroline Adams

University of California Santa Barbara

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University of California Santa Barbara


I got involved with ABA through the Dispute Resolution Section Ombuds Committee, of which I am Co-Chair. I serve the faculty, staff, students of University of California-Santa Barbara as the Campus Ombuds and Director of the Office of the Ombuds.  I am a Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner with the International Ombudsman Association.  Prior to my role as ombuds, I was an employee and labor relations representative at UCSB. I have been mediating and facilitating for over 15 years, and provide consultation and training related to organizational conflict prevention and resolution. I came to California from Montana, where I earned my J.D. as well as a Master of Fine Arts.


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