CommuniQuest was formed in 1982. With 32 years experience, the firm’s owner, Christine Eberhard, brings significant management and mediation experience to her dispute resolution and mediation clients with a proven track record of successful cases. Ms. Eberhard is a nationally recognized innovative leader in system designs as well as project implementations for conflict management systems and public outreach programs.
For thirty-two years, CommuniQuest has facilitated public hearings, meetings and workshops as well as mediated multi-party mediations for city, regional and state agencies. CommuniQuest has extensive experience facilitating and mediating many aspects of aviation and airport projects including FAR Part 150 Studies, Part 161 Studies, airspace studies, master plans, and tenant issues.
This consensus-planning specialty has been demonstrated in projects for Regional Transportation Planning Agencies (RTPAs), individual airports, aviation user groups, the Federal Aviation Administration as well as for CalTrans Division of Aeronautics and aircraft manufacturers.
Public agencies including the City of Los Angeles, the County of Ventura, the City of Santa Monica, the Port of New York and New Jersey, Monterey Peninsula Airport District, Napa County, Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport, Reno/Tahoe International Airport, City of Santa Barbara, City of Long Beach, City of Fresno and City of Palm Springs have hired CommuniQuest for mediation, facilitation and system design services.
Nationally Recognized Expert
CommuniQuest is a woman-owned business specializing in dispute resolution services for businesses as well public agencies. For the past 32 years, firms including Sikorsky Aircraft, Southwest Airlines, RAND Corporation, Castle & Cooke, Inc. have retained CommuniQuest in a variety of facilitation and mediation services. CommuniQuest has worked internationally, in particular with the Japanese on conflict resolution issues associated with public-use heliports and helicopter activity.
Contractor to FAA
In addition CommuniQuest is a contractor to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to teach community involvement and conflict resolution courses to management personnel. CommuniQuest was also a contractor to the FAA prior to and during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta to provide community outreach and conflict management related to aviation noise issues.