The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) recently honored Judge Robert Bell, Michael Lang, Tammy Lenski, Frank Dukes, Duane Heffelbower, Leymah Gbowee and Kathy Bickmore with awards at the 2012 ACR Conference in New Orleans.
Marvin E. Johnson Award
This award was presented at the 2012 ACR Annual Conference Opening Plenary Session to The Honorable Robert M. Bell, Chief Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals (Left) by Marvin Johnson (Right) in recognition of dedicated leadership and passionate contribution to bridging the divides between people of different cultures and backgrounds.
John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award
Mary Parker Follett Award
Sharon Pickett Award
This award was presented to Duane Ruth-Heffelbower (Left) for his demonstrated dedication to ACR. The award was presented by 2011-2012 ACR President Perri Mayes at the 2012 ACR Annual Conference.
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