Contact a Mediator


The OCRC’s mediation staff consists of highly skilled and experienced mediators.  Each

mediator has received specialized training in mediation techniques and is extremely

knowledgeable about the Ohio Civil Rights Act. 


The role of the mediator is to serve as a neutral third party and to simply facilitate

communication between the parties.  The mediators do not serve as judges or decision-

makers.  Their primary role is to assist the parties in facilitating a mutually agreed upon



Central Office
Ronnell Tomlinson, Director, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Rhodes State Office Tower
30 East Broad Street, 5th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-2785
1-888-278-7101 Toll Free

Akron Regional Office
Akron Government Bldg.
Lynne Geib, Mediator
161 High Street, Suite 205
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 643-3100
(330) 643-1488 TTY

Cincinnati- Satellite Office
Cincinnati City Hall
Vicki Burns, Mediator
801 Plum Street, Room 158
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(937) 285-6422
(937) 285-6500 TTY

Cleveland Regional Office
Lausche State Office Building
Eva Bess, Mediator
615 W. Superior Ave., Suite 885
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 787-3150
(216) 787-3549 TTY

Columbus Regional Office
Rhodes State Office Tower
Marti Damm, Mediator
30 East Broad Street, 4th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-2785
(614) 752-2391 TTY

Dayton Regional Office
Vicki Burns, Mediator
40 W. 4th Centre
4 W. 4th Street, Suite 1900
Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 285-6422
(937) 285-6500 TTY

Toledo Regional Office
One Government Center
Brad Adams, Mediator
640 Jackson Street, Suite 936
Toledo, OH 43604
(419) 245-2900
(937) 245-2900 TTY

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