Martha Machnik has joined The Center for Mediation & Collaboration Rhode Island (CMCRI) as Executive Director. Martha has over 30 years of experience working with and training others to improve listening and communication skills, build respectful relationships and develop leadership skills. Prior to joining CMCRI, Martha worked for nearly 18 years with local YMCA’s, most recently serving as the Chief Operations Officer for the Attleboro YMCA and as both the District Executive Director and Director of Healthy Aging for the YMCA of Greater Providence. Martha earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from Salve Regina University. In a volunteer capacity, Martha is currently serving as President of the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center in Warwick.
The Center for Mediation & Collaboration Rhode Island is a non-profit organization that for 23 years has offered quality mediation and training services. CMCRI Mission is “ Empowering individuals, communities, and businesses to engage in constructive, peaceful, and effective conflict resolution”. Contact: Martha@cmcri.org