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July 06, 2021
Association for Conflict Resolution to Appoint First Ombuds
The professional organization that promotes the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution will appoint its first Ombuds. The new role will serve ACR members for an initial two-year term and practice to IOA standards. The Ombuds may be an ACR member, but will hold no other position within the organization. An Ombuds Policy has been an adopted and further details about the appointment of the first ACR Ombuds are pending. (ACR Ombuds Policy.)