Cynthia McClorey – Executive Director
Cynthia has been associated with North Shore Community Mediation Center since 1999 and has held the position of Executive Director since January, 2002. Cynthia comes to this position with experience and training in mediation beginning in 1983 when she coordinated the Adolescent and Family Mediation Project for the Salem Mediation Program, the prior community mediation program serving the North Shore area of Massachusetts. With a background in higher education administration, specifically college admissions, Cynthia has a Bachelors Degree in Sociology and a Masters Degree in Education. As Executive Director, Cynthia oversees the everyday operation of NSCMC including the administration and management of NSCMC programs and training, supervises mediators and staff and oversees court operations.
Deepika Madan – Manager of Mediation Services
With a background in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry including a Bachelors Degree in Physics and Masters Degree in Biophysics, Deepika made a transition to the field of dispute resolution after completing her basic mediation training in 2008. Now, with mediation experience in civil, advanced civil, housing eviction, harassment prevention order and criminal cases and training in divorce mediation, Deepika brings a rich background to the Manager of Mediation Services position. Deepika works closely with the Essex County courts and NSCMC volunteers as well as coordinates other community case referrals.
Anya McDavitt – Director of Youth Programs
Anya is a trained mediator and violence prevention specialist. She comes to the Director of Youth Programs position after working in Higher Education for 5 years teaching/supervising students in community service and leadership initiatives and 10 years in the Youth Development field focusing on service learning, civic engagement, intercultural relations and violence prevention, in particular teaching youth to make healthy life choices for themselves, towards others and the environment. She holds a B.A. in Applied Sociology and an M.A. in Intercultural Relations with a specialization in conflict management. Anya’s broad range of experience has given her a firsthand perspective and insight into youth conflict and youth driven solutions.