Professional Details

Sherrene J. Hagenbach-Winters
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

aKt'ion Now Consulting Services, Inc.

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PO Box 2088
Bend, OR 97709


Description of Practice

We all have times of conflict in our lives. Having an expert help with the communication process; offering a discussion within a comfortable, neutral environment is the first step on the journey to finding a solution that peacefully settles. Sherrene does not only enjoy the art of communication and the mediation process, but she is gifted with seeing many angles in a conversation. She allows for the space and adequate time for each person to communicate until they feel that they are heard and understood. She is confident in her ability and skills to assist the parties on how to think collaboratively about their situation and consider various ways to resolve their situation. Sherrene travels back and forth from Bend, Oregon to all areas throughout the state of Oregon; including FaceTime conversations for those out of state or traveling Nationally. She may also consider other possibilities to reach clients that request her services. She is eager to help her clients come to a resolution so that they can get back to the fun stuff in life. Mediation is often; quicker, less expensive - with unique & personally customized agreements that you choose. So, rather than the costly, stressful, and often confusing litigation process give mediation an honest try.

Professional Background

Sherrene has worked in over 20 non-profits. She is the Author of 'Knowing Your Rights Before You Lose Them,'and the founder of aKtion Now Consulting Services, Inc. In the summer of 2018 she co-founded a non-profit. Involved at The Dream Center was established to provide services and space for individuals or families to heal and become restored after the hurt endured by fractured relationships or experiences involving trauma.


AA (Criminal Justice) Central Oregon Community College Bend, Oregon BS (Social Science/Psychology) - University of Oregon. Eugene, Oregon MS NDR (Negotiation and Dispute Resolution) - Creighton University The Werner Institute of Law. Omaha, Nebraska Numerous Certifications - available upon request


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2014-2016    Creighton University School of Law    Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Master's Degree
2016 2017    Community Solutions of Central Oregon    40 hour General Mediation Certificate
2016-2018    Oregon Mediation Association    Multiple courses and hours
2016-2018    AFCC    Multiple courses and hours
2018    James Melamed    Mediating Divorce Agreement


? Professional Mediator with a unique mediation style of service for many types of issues where individuals do not want to trench through the litigation process. Specializing in high conflict situations such as; Divorce, Child Custody, Parent Coordinator services, Adoption agreements, Family mediation, and the occasional Contractor/Homeowner agreements. If you have had prior experience with mediation - this service will be all new to you with Sherrene as your mediator. She wants you to feel as relaxed as possible. Providing you with a service best for your comfort level while learning the needs and issues that you need help with. She wants to help you find the resolve you are pursuing.

Sherrene offers a customized, unique, & NEW dispute resolution process. Try to forget the old mediation services you have gone through. Forget the costly and timely litigation process.Try to resolve your situation with Sherrene today.


Divorce and Family Mediation $225 per hour (package fees available)

Landlord/Tenant Mediation (per case type) Small Claims Mediation (per case type) Workplace Conflict mediation/facilitation (per case type)

*All other mediation, facilitation, or training to be discussed during consultation.

Areas of Practice

  • Accidents
  • ADA
  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Bullying
  • Community
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Elder
  • Faith Based
  • Family
  • General
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Nursing Home
  • Online Mediation
  • Parent-Teen
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Restorative (Criminal)
  • Restorative (Juvenile)
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Small Claims
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Custody Evaluator
  • Counselor
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Conflict Coach

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.