Kimberly Rosa - Executive Director
Kimberly graduated from USF with a BS in Organizational Behavior and an MA from JFK/NTL in Management. She has been actively involved in the mediation field for over 24 years starting in Humboldt County to Oakland and Berkeley to the Central Coast. For the last 11 years she has been involved in promoting and implementing Restorative Justice in both San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties. She is a mediator, facilitator, and trainer in mediation, compassionate communication and restorative justice skills. She is CSC’s current Director of Training and was the executive director between 2006 and 2009. Prior to that, she was hired to start up the mediation agency in San Luis Obispo and served as executive director for six years. This is where she began promoting Restorative Justice principles and practices, following the New Zealand model, where RJ is now national law for juvenile justice. She worked inside the California Men’s Colony prison for 5 years leading workshops on Alternatives to Violence (AVP) and co-facilitating Nonviolent Communication workshops for inmates.
Jeanie Class - Small Claims and Community Mediation Services Coordinator
She is the lead mediator for mediation services and works as a mentor for volunteer mediators once they have completed mediation training and wish to get direct experience mediating. She co-founded CSC (formerly Community Mediation Program) of SB County in 1989, and has been a mediator for 20 years. She has served on the board of directors of the National Association for Community Mediation, the California Association of Community Mediation Programs, as well as the Southern California Mediation Association. She is a training coach in Mediation courses in south and north county and has assisted in training thousands of people in self-help conflict resolution skills and mediation skills.
Laura Arteaga Davidson - Mediation and Restorative
Laura has a BA in Sociology and Law & Society and is CSC's Programs Manager. She has extensive experience in conflict management positions, from ombudsperson to grievance counselor and supervisor for one of the largest not-for-profit health plans in California. She also enjoyed being an instructor for a health care university and implementing community based projects. She has been involved in youth issues for over a decade in a variety of settings, including tutoring, substitute teaching, counseling students, and teaching parenting classes. She has held management positions where she has gained conflict resolution experience and been responsible for assisting people in resolving complicated issues. She holds a certificate in volunteer management and is the glue that holds CSC together. She is fluent in Spanish and English.