Mark Loye is the Director of Jefferson County Mediation Services. He has more than 21 years of experience as a professional in the dispute-resolution field in areas such as multi-party environment, land use, business, EEO/workplace, divorce and child custody, real estate, and task force and group facilitation. His educational background includes an undergraduate degree in biology and graduate degrees in ecology and public administration, as well as 420 hours of varied mediation training. He has conducted training seminars in dispute resolution for the federal government, local governments, the U.S. Postal Service, private training organizations and at professional conferences.
Mark’s work history includes eight years as a regulator and administrator for the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Division, followed by more than six years as Aggregate Coordinator for Jefferson County, facilitating and mediating multi-party public dialogues on land-use requests such as rock quarries and landfills. In 1993, he was part of a team that developed Jefferson County’s new Mediation Services program and became its first Director in1994, a post he still holds today. He also works under contract as an EEO mediator for the U.S. Postal Service, with 119 cases to date, and has his own private mediation practice.
Mark is a current member of Mediation Association of Colorado, where he has also served as a past member of the Board of Directors and the Marketing and Legislative Committees. He has achieved status as a Professional Mediator of the Mediation Association of Colorado in the Civil/Community area. He is also a member of the international Association for Conflict Resolution, the National Association for Community Mediation, and the Society for Range Management.