Welcome Dan Bechtol, New Executive Director


Dan Bechtol is the new Executive Director at Concord Mediation Center.

Bechtol brings extensive experience in mediation, facilitation and training to this role, as well as administrative, policy development and program development.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Politics and Society (LPS) and Sociology from Drake University (IA) and earned his Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation from Abilene Christian University (TX). In addition to court mediation experience and volunteer time with CASA, Bechtol’s most recent position included the formation and co-direction of a mediation service agency in southwest Iowa.

Concord Mediation Center serves people experiencing conflict within the home, at work or in the community, creating a safe place for difficult conversations. Mediation provides an alternative to the legal system for people to seek justice and resolve their issues. Since 1999, Concord Mediation Center has provided exceptional service in mediation, facilitation and conflict resolution training. A non-profit agency, the center serves both Sarpy and Douglas Counties.