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Facilitator - Rick Anderson

Company Rick Anderson Consulting Ltd.
Location Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
Phone 403-847-8086


  • Alberta Arbitration & Mediation Society
    • Certificate, Interpersonal Conflict Resolution
    • Certificate, Mediation Theory & Skills
    • Certificate, Negotiation Theory & Skills
    • Certificate, Alternatives in Dispute Resolution
  • International Ombudsman Association
    • Certificate, Foundations of Organizational Ombudsman Practice


  • ADR Institute of Alberta
  • International Ombudsman Association
  • IAP2 Canada

Previous Synergy Experience

  • Miramichi Community Advisory Committee (New Brunswick)- Developmental facilitation (2012)
  • Central Community Advisory Committee (New Brunswick)- Developmental facilitation (2012)
  • Calumet Synergy Group- Developmental and administrative facilitation (2004-2007)
  • Battle Lake Watershed Synergy Group- Developmental and administrative facilitation (2004-2007)
  • Wetaskiwin Synergy Initiative- Developmental facilitation (2005-2007)
  • West Central Stakeholders- Facilitator / Administrator (2006-2007)
  • Synergy Alberta- Resource Action Team Coordinator (2004-2005)
  • Synergy Alberta- Transition facilitator for founding Board of Directors (2005)

Previous Other Experience

  • Facilitation
    • Vermillion River Watershed Initiative- Developmental facilitator
    • Alberta Environmental Farm Plan- Workshop facilitator (2004-2007)
    • Alberta Stewardship Network, Stewards in Motion workshops- Moderator (2006-2010)
    • Stewardship and Conservation in Canada Conferences- Moderator (Calgary, AB., 2009; Victoria, B.C., 2003)
  • Public Engagement / Consulting
    • Stakeholder Engagement- Conflict Issues Focus- ConocoPhillips
    • Ombudsman services to community stakeholders- Shell, Waterton Region
    • Presenter- community and synergy group development, community relations with the oil & gas industry, etc.
    • Strategic Planning Assistance- Sundre Petroleum Operators Group, Synergy Alberta, Land Stewardship Centre, Alberta Stewardship Network, First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group
    • Coaching & Liaison Assistance- landowners, industry


Facilitation Specialties

  • Conflict Resolution in high risk / low trust situations
  • Group & Team Development
  • Strategic Planning & Issues Management
  • Public engagement programs
  • Background in agriculture, environment, industry, Government, and NGO's


Personal Value Statement

"My goal is to provide a level of integrity as a facilitator that fairly provides all sides of an issue the opportunity to express and understand from a position of equality, honesty, and respect."