MWI Staff (click photo for bio)
Title: Executive Director
With MWI since 1994
Chuck is the Founder and Executive Director of MWI, a dispute resolution service and training firm in Boston. Responsible for all financial planning and management, business development and execution, marketing campaigns, for over 200 hundred mediators, trainers, staff and interns; Sets and oversees the implementation of MWI’s vision, mission, as well as current and long-term organizational goals and objectives.
Title: Director of Mediation Services
With MWI since 2001
Josh Hoch is MWI’s Director of Mediation Services and a divorce mediator. Josh also teaches advanced mediation training programs and manages mediations and arbitrations in the areas of family law, consumer automotive, real estate, land use, and construction. Additionally, Josh coordinates monthly workshops for parents seeking divorce, supervises MWI’s parenting coordinators, and serves as a mentor to mediators looking to expand their practice to include divorce mediation.
Title: Director of Training & Engagement
With MWI since 2014
Megan Winkeler is MWI’s Director of Training & Engagement and serves as a trainer and mediator. Megan provides negotiation workshops and consulting services to companies, universities, government entities, and nonprofits. She works with clients to provide custom training solutions based on their specific needs, and she maintains the training curriculum to incorporate current research and best practices. Megan also serves as a mediation trainer and coach through MWI’s Forty-Hour Mediation Training. She directs the MWI Court Mediation Program, overseeing a panel of 50+ pro bono court mediators. Through this program, Megan organizes Roundtable Seminars and events to provide continuing education and networking opportunities for MWI’s dedicated panel. She also provides coaching and mentoring services to mediators seeking to grow their skills. As a mediator, Megan mediates workplace and discrimination cases, housing disputes, and harassment prevention orders. She also manages MWI’s Internship Program.
Learn more about Megan’s work at MWI:
- Negotiation workshops
- Mediation training
- Mediator Roundtables
- Public service initiatives
- Internship program
Title: Mediator | Manager of Commercial & Corporate Programs
With MWI since 2019
Diana Chiang is a mediator, trainer, and the Manager of Commercial & Corporate Programs at MWI. As the Manager of Commercial & Corporate Programs, Diana oversees the administrative and substantive components of case management including intake, convening, logistics, and follow-up for many of MWI’s corporate clients including General Motors, BMW of North America, and 7-Eleven. As a mediator, Diana mediates a variety of civil cases in District, Municipal, and Probate Courts through MWI. Diana has been an Adjunct Professor for the Justice Studies Program at the University of New Hampshire and has assisted with negotiation and leadership courses at Suffolk University Law School. She earned a B.A. dual degree in Sociology & Justice Studies from the University of New Hampshire and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. Diana worked for Tennant & Ewer, P.C. in residential real estate and probate law before transitioning to the mediation field. Diana serves on the Board of Directors of the New England Association for Conflict Resolution.
Title: Operations Manager
With MWI since 2019
Vanessa Linsey is a Mediator and MWI’s Operations Manager. As Operations Manager, Vanessa co-leads the trial court program, writes grants, hires and supervises interns, and manages all aspects of bookkeeping.
Vanessa earned her BA in Speech Communications with honors from Bridgewater State University and trained in Professional Mediation at Cornell University. She has extensive experience in mindfulness and is a longtime teacher and practitioner. To learn more about Vanessa’s family mediation practice, click here.
- Chuck Doran, Executive Director
email@example.com | 617-895-4026
- Josh Hoch, Director of Mediation Services
firstname.lastname@example.org | 617-895-4028
- Megan Winkeler, Director of Training & Engagement
email@example.com | 617-895-4032
- Diana Chiang, Director of Corporate & Court Programs
firstname.lastname@example.org | 617-895-4029
- Vanessa Linsey, Operations Manager
email@example.com | 617-895-4027
For More Information
Please contact Chuck Doran, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-895-4026.