Stacie Nicole Smith is the Associate Managing Director and a Senior Mediator at Consensus Building Institute (CBI), where she is a mediator, facilitator, coach, and trainer. Her work includes curriculum and training for international, national, and local government entities, NGOs, and schools; facilitation of multi-sector community and national stakeholder dialogues and collaborations; and assessment and mediation of national public policy issues. She specializes in facilitating highly complex and contentious groups, where identities, values, and interests intertwine, in contexts involving environment issues (land use, water, energy), historic and cultural resources, health, and education. Ms. Smith is a Member of the Association for Conflict Resolution in both the Education and the Environment and Public Policy sections. She teaches graduate courses at University of Massachusetts Boston, and guest lectures in courses at Tufts University and Harvard Law School. Stacie holds a B.A. from Brown University and a M.A. from Columbia University Teachers College.