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Mary Nell Preisler

Mary Nell Preisler

Director, Farmer Lender Mediation
1526 170th Ave
Bejou, MN 56516
Email: preis002@umn.edu
Phone: 218-935-5785
Fax: 218-935-9053

Education

Work Experience

Mary Nell has worked in the field of mediation as an independent mediator, in community settings, and in farmer-lender mediation, for thirty years. Her education is supplemented with a breadth of training about mediation in farm, family, and educational settings. She was instrumental in bringing the Farmer-Lender Mediation program to Minnesota, and became the program's director in 2004.

She has taught and consulted about the field of mediation in the Midwest and throughout Canada. As director of the program, Mary Nell carefully selects and trains mediators, conducts statewide outreach, assures accountability to federal funders, and assures that the step-by-step process of mediation is grounded in fair practices, confidentiality and ethical problem-solving.

Affiliations, Honors and Community Service

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