Synaya R. Jones is the owner and operator of Peaceful Solutions, LLC. She began a career in mediation after state government service as well as employment as a substitute teacher for Lexington School District One. A firm believer in the merits of education, Ms. Jones earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of South Carolina-Columbia, a Master of Arts in Human Behavior and Conflict Management from Columbia College and attended the MBA program at the University of Phoenix. She received a certificate in Family Court Mediation from the South Carolina Bar and a Certificate in Juvenile Arbitration from the Lexington County Solicitor’s Office. Additionally, Ms. Jones has certificates in Nonviolent Conflict Resolution Training for Trainers and Anger Management Group Instruction Training. She serves on the South Carolina State Employees Board of Directors for Richland/Lexington Counties and formerly served as a board member for the University of South Carolina Black Alumni Council. She has been an active member of Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia since 1985 where she proudly serves in a number of capacities. She is a trained Family Court and Civil Mediator. She has been mediating cases since 2012 and has conducted numerous Pro Bono mediations for the various Mediation Centers in the state and has served as a volunteer arbitrator for both the Lexington and Richland Counties’ Juvenile/Youth Arbitration Programs. As part of her volunteer arbitration duties, she has conducted anger management and/or conflict resolution training as per mandates from the Juvenile/Youth Arbitration Programs. She has approximately 25 years of corrections and juvenile justice experience.
Synaya Jones at Peaceful Solutions, LLC is available to conduct Anger Management and/or Conflict Resolution Training for various civic, governmental, educational and/or religious organizations. She is also available to mediate family, civil, workplace and/or community mediation and/or provide consulting services on an as needed basis. The birth of Peaceful Solutions began in 2005 when Synaya cited Matthew 5:9 to pay tribute to her late father. Since that time Peaceful Solutions has been evolving into fruition.