Robert M. Jones
Director, FRCR Consensus Center, Florida State University
Bob Jones has served as FCRC Consensus Center Director since 1990. He works with representatives from state and local government, the private sector and citizen and community groups in Florida to design and implement collaborative consensus building and dispute resolution approaches to public issues. He has facilitated more than150 public policy projects, including 40 statewide policy forums in Florida, and has mediated land-use, development and environmental disputes. As a trainer in negotiation and mediation skills, he has conducted workshops for state and local government staff and elected officials and has taught graduate level course on dispute resolution for planners.