Training Offerings

At MMC, we understand the power of effective communication and it’s role in the healthy communities and trusting relationships. We offer tailored communication trainings to address the improvement of organizational and personal communication needs. Our trainings are rooted in Restorative Justice principles and practices and address skills and strategies such as affective listening, reflecting and reframing, and identifying underlying interests to prevent/resolve conflict.

MMC’s training programs are designed to be hands-on learning experiences. All workshop offerings include individualized mentoring and necessary follow-up support for the implementation of new skills and processes. MMC training can help your organization or business:

  • Develop new/deeper relationships among co-workers, board members
  • Build a stronger sense of “community” or belonging
  • Improve one-on-one communication and communication systems
  • Enhance organizational transparency and collaborative decision-making
  • More successfully prevent and resolve conflicts

MMC offers presentations, training, and ongoing mentoring and support for: schools, clubs and other organizations, board and staff of nonprofits, neighborhood groups and Homeowner Associations (HOAs), local government entities, and businesses.

Request a training for your team or organization today!

Interested in Becoming a Let's Talk Trainer?

We are always looking for passionate and experienced communicators to join our team of volunteer trainers. Please contact our Program Director Kris Campbell – for more information about MMC’s trainer training sessions or fill out this volunteer form to express your interest.

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Valeria Jimenez – Case Manager & Outreach Coordinator

Valeria is the Outreach & Program Coordinator for Mountain Mediation Center, administering the landlord-tenant eviction diversion program in partnership with local organizations to help prevent and resolve landlord-tenant disputes. She specializes in public outreach, collaborating with agencies and community partners, and connecting communities to resources.

During her time at the Utah State Courts, she managed statewide community outreach initiatives, education of court programs to the public, and was chosen as a recipient of the Excellence in Advancing Justice award. Beyond her professional capacity, Valeria volunteers with We Rise First-Generation Scholars, a program of the Wasatch Education Foundation. Valeria is passionate about bringing young Latino leaders together and building community in the professional, academic, and civic space. She has plans to continue her education by earning a J.D. in the near future.

Kris Campbell – Program Director

Kris is the Program Director for Mountain Mediation Center, overseeing MMC’s programs, fundraiser, and rapidly expanding training program, and coordinating our dedicated volunteers. He is passionate about bringing people together to work through conflicts productively. Kris began his work with MMC as a volunteer in 2020, facilitating Community Conversations and leading training sessions to build understanding, connection, and community along the Wasatch Back. In 2023, Kris served as MMC’s Board Chair. 

When he’s not at work, Kris often spends time with his kids, serving the community through Rotary, Braver Angels, and the Park City LGBTQ+ Taskforce, or exploring area trails.

Gretchen Lee – Executive Director

Gretchen is an attorney and a court-qualified mediator with the Utah Courts. She has an extensive government relations background- having worked as an attorney for the Utah State Legislature as well as the private and nonprofit sectors drafting resolutions, initiatives and other policy documents. Gretchen serves on the Board of Trustees for the Utah Council of Conflict Resolution and is a member of the Restorative Justice Collaborative of Utah. She graduated from Colgate University and Emory School of Law.