Laraine Ashpole is an Employers’ Adviser with the Ministry of Labour and designated Q. Med. She is developing a labour and civil mediation practice to serve the Central Vancouver Island area. She is a member of MediateBC and ADRBC. Laraine has a diverse background that includes working in public service, private business and non-profit organizations. She has a Masters in Leadership & Training from Royal Roads University. Laraine completed certification in Mediation and Negotiation at the Justice Institute of BC. Laraine has a passion for dispute resolution and looks forward to another informative and inspiring ADRBC Symposium.