Presentation on theme: "The Peer Network For Municipal Dispute Resolution Confidential, provincially subsidized assistance – only a phone call away."— Presentation transcript:
The Peer Network For Municipal Dispute Resolution Confidential, provincially subsidized assistance – only a phone call away
Background Peer Network formed in 2004 A strategic alliance: –Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMD&C) –Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) –Alberta Municipal Affairs (AMA) –Alberta Rural Municipal Administrators’ Association (ARMAA) –Local Government Administration Association (LGAA)
Who are Peer Mentors? Elected officials and senior municipal administrators Highly experienced Selected from each of the associations Volunteers Trained in coaching, communication, facilitation and dispute resolution – kept up-to-date with best practices
What can Peer Mentors help me with? Interpersonal Governance Service provision Public issues Roles and responsibilities And many more…
How does it work? Its confidential You initiate direct contact with a mentor through the phone or in person You use the mentor’s experience and training to help resolve issues Issues most often resolved through phone conversations The mentor is only another phone call away for follow up or advice
Peer Network benefits Expand your network Easy access One-on-one, confidential Resolve issues at the local level
Easy as 1 – 2 – 3 Pick up a brochure and keep it handy Learn about each peer mentor, their experience and training When an issue arises, pick up the phone The Peer Mentors welcome your call!