Michael Fraidenburg is a seasoned natural resources management expert who worked for 30 years with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, both as a fisheries biologist and as an agency executive. His experience and expertise includes conflict resolution, workshop facilitation, commission governance, college teaching, policy making, international negotiations, executive agency, management, planning, research, and program administration. Michael has a successful track record in controversial international and interstate work environments. He has extensive experience facilitating science intensive issues and, as a certified mediator, using interest-based bargaining techniques to resolve disputes over natural resources. He is able to motivate and work effectively with people in supervisory, team and peer relationships. Currently, Mr. Fraidenburg provides consulting assistance to state agencies in strategic and operational planning, process facilitation, conflict resolution, and consulting to improve their management effectiveness. He has received state and national recognition for his work in resolving international disputes over salmon. He is the author of the book, Intelligent Courage-Natural resource Careers That Make a Difference. Michael has a Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in fisheries.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Michael E. Fraidenburg and other top speakers and celebrities.