Wendy Firven Smith

Conflict Resolution Specialist, Tulane University Coordinator, New Orleans Office of the Independent Police Monitor

Wendy Firven Smith is a Certified Mediator, conflict resolution specialist, facilitator, and consultant. Currently, Wendy serves as Conflict Resolution Specialist at Tulane University and Coordinator for civilian/police complaints with the Office of the Independent Police Monitor, assisting with case intake and mentoring new mediators. As an experienced mediator and conflict resolution specialist, she is as passionate as she is committed to expanding restorative practices in the city of New Orleans. Wendy is a Masters-level Community Counselor, who is especially drawn to working in communities by making direct impact through serving individuals, families, and organizations via prevention and intervention programming. Her professional work as a senior mediator and coach informs her practice in the field of Conflict Resolution by incorporating her educational training and professional experience.