Board of Directors
Diane is passionate about mediation and restoring relationships. She has been a Certified Mediator, Past President and Board Member for CRC since 2000, specializing in both Real Estate and family disputes. A local Real Estate Broker and Owner of Sierra Gold Realty/ Mediation Services, she is a Broker Associate with C 21 Cornerstone with 40 years of Negotiating experience. Diane serves as Vice Chair of the C. A.R. Professional Standards Committee, a Director for the California Association of Realtors and a Certified Ombudsman/Mediator. She is a public speaker, instructor, coach and Mediator in both public and private sectors. Other training includes Victim/Offender classes, Mediation Certification from Pepperdine, Certification from Peacemakers Ministries for Biblical Mediation and Coaching and Lay Counselor training from A New Day. She also serves as Team Leader/Mediator for Twin Cities Church. www.dianehelms.com
Barbara has been an attorney for 35 years, working in the public sector (juvenile dependency and child support) as well as in private practice (criminal defense). She has volunteered as a judge pro tem for traffic and small claims courts, taught Criminal Law, Evidence, and Ethics for ten years at an evening law school, and has been a speaker at various legal seminars and trainings. Barbara retired as a Supervising Attorney for Santa Clara County Department of Child Support Services in 2015 and moved to Grass Valley in 2017.
Jane V. Lee
Jane V Lee MA LMFT is a local psychotherapist and mediator. She has worked with CRC as a volunteer since 2008 and perviously served as President of the Board. She became a certified mediator in 1997 through the Sacramento Mediation Center. With a B.A. in Conflict Resolution and a M.A. in Psychology with Marriage Family emphasis, she works with children, adolescents, parents, couples, and individuals, utilizing concepts of conflict resolution and non violent communication in her practice.