East Program

Sarah Adams, Director
(918) 444-3008
Facsimile: (918) 458-2371

Northeastern State University
Jack Dobbins Building, Room 001
601 North Grand Avenue
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Our mission is to provide free, effective dispute resolution services to the people of Eastern Oklahoma. With the help of volunteer mediators who are trained and certified by the State of Oklahoma, we strive to make our community a more peaceful place, one mediation at a time.

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East Program News and Updates!

Early Settlement East would like to congratulate Julie Dicks on receiving her Basic Mediation Certification. A special thank you to Muskogee County Special Judge Roy Tucker for presenting her certificate!
Left to right: ESM East Volunteer Julie Teska, East Program Director Sarah Adams, & East Program Office Coordinator Julie Krieger-Dicks, at the 40th Annual Volunteer Conference in OKC at Whitewater Boathouse, along with over 110 other volunteers from across Oklahoma!
Congratulations to the East Program Volunteer Mediator of the Year nominee, Julia Teska! (center). 
Sarah Adams, Director of Early Settlement East Program, presented Carla Swearingen, Assistant VP of Academic Affairs, with a Certificate of Recognition for Northeastern State University’s continued support to the Alternative Dispute Resolution System Mediation Program.
New Basic Civil Trainees!  The Early Settlement – East (Sarah Adams, Director) & Northeast (Marcy Cox, Director) programs hosted a joint training recently in Claremore on the campus of Rogers State University.  The programs serve a combined 13 counties in northeastern Oklahoma.  Phil Johnson, State Director, helped train the first day of training.

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