Kathy Elton served as the Director of Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs for the Administrative Office of the Courts in Utah for 8 years.
She received her Master's of Public Administration in 1999 from the University of Utah.
masters degree work focused on restorative justice and organizational culture.
background includes three years coordinating programs for Third District Juvenile Court, six years as a juvenile court probation officer and three years teaching in an alternative high school.
She is the past chair of the Utah Juvenile Court Restorative Justice Committee, a past co-chair and member of the Victim Offender Mediation Association Board of Directors, and a board member of The Utah Council on Conflict Resolution.
has been involved in the design and implementation of mediation programs for the past six years.
specializes in mediating with victims and offenders involved in crimes of severe violence and consults, trains, and publishes nationally.