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"Thank you for facilitating a workable and mutually agreeable solution to our stalemate. It was amazing to observe you navigate the groups. Amazing!"
-International Mining Company Executive

About Adamant Accord

Cindy Cook’s twenty-plus years of working with groups to resolve complex environmental and public policy issues has earned her an outstanding reputation with a broad range of stakeholders who have interests in environmental and land use issues. She easily navigates the cultural waters of local, state, and federal government agencies, corporations, and non-profit organizations, and facilitates conversations that result in collaboration and agreement.

Cindy is national leader in the field of environmental dispute resolution and group facilitation. She has a degree in Anthropology and Economics from Yale, and served as an Act 250 Coordinator for the Vermont Environmental Board for seven years. She served as Vice President of the Association for Conflict Resolution, and is Past Co-Chair of ACR's Environment and Public Policy Section. Cindy is a Fellow of the Vermont Law School's Land Use Institute, and is a frequent speaker at national conferences.

Partial Client List

Central Vermont Public Service
Charlotte Conservation Commission, Vermont
Chittenden County Municipal Planning Organization
City of South Burlington, Vermont
Congress for the New Urbanism
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection
Dartmouth College
Environmental Protection Agency
Federal Highway Administration
Granville Planning Commission, Vermont
Lake Champlain Steering Committee
Mad River Valley Planning District
Massachusetts Bays Estuaries Association
Massachusetts Bays Estuaries Program
Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management
National Wildlife Federation
Natural Resources Defense Council
North American Pollinator Protection Campaign
North East States Consortium on Air Use Management
North Springfield Sustainable Energy Project (NSSEP)
Rutland County Community Land Trust
Rutland West Neighborhood Housing Services
The Nature Conservancy
Town of Bolton
Town of Hinesburg
Town of Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Two Rivers Ottaqueechee Regional Planning Commission
U.S. Green Building Council
US Department of Fish and Wildlife
US Forest Service
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
Vermont Agency of Transportation
Vermont Association for Snow Travelers (VAST)
Vermont Attorney General's Office
Vermont Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Vermont Gas
Vermont Governor's Collaborative on All-Terrain Vehicles
Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
Vermont Law School
Vermont Natural Resources Board
Vermont Water Resources Panel
Vermont Wind Power Workgroup