Beifuss International

Arbitrator, Mediator, Educator

Tel: 905-994-7319      Fax: 905-994-7320       doctorrichardbeifuss@yahoo.com

953 Concession Road

Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada

L2A 6B8

 
 

Combined engineering training with more   than fourty years experience.


Dr. Richard Beifuss

B.A.Sc. (Hon.E.E.), P.Eng., C.Arb., Mediator, Ph.D.


Professional Qualifications:

Professional Engineer

Chartered Arbitrator

Mediator

Professional Memberships:

New Home Warranty Program Arbitration Panel (Tarion)

Canadian Transportation Agency -Arbitration Panel(FOA) (Past)

Canadian Bar Association ADR Section Eastern Ontario - Executive Member(Past)

Dispute Resolution Centre for Ottawa Carleton (Criminal Mediation) - Past Director

Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of Ontario

American Arbitration Association(AAA) (PAST)

ADR Institute of Canada

American Arbitration Association - Panel of Arbitrators-International 

Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Ontario Inc. - Vice President Education (Past)

Construction Law Letter - Member Editorial Board (Past)

Registered on GOVPAGES.CA Canada’s National Government Suppliers Directory

Infrastructure Ontario - Panelist

IESO (Independent Electricity System Operator) Secretary Dispute Resolution Panel and Panelist

Professional Qualifications:

Professional Engineer

Chartered Arbitrator

Mediator

Professional Memberships:

New Home Warranty Program Arbitration Panel (Tarion)

Independent Electrical System Operator - Secretary Dispute Resolution Panel

Canadian Transportation Agency -Arbitration Panel (FOA) Past

Canadian Bar Association ADR Section Eastern Ontario - Executive Member (Past)

Dispute Resolution Centre for Ottawa Carleton (Criminal Mediation) - Past Director


Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of Ontario


American Arbitration Association(AAA) (PAST)


ADR Institute of Canada


American Arbitration Association - Panel of Arbitrators-International 


Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Ontario Inc.(not for profit) - Vice President Education, Board of Directors


Construction Law Letter - Member Editorial Board (Past)


Commerce Clearing House (CCH) ADR FORUM The Canadian Journal of Dispute Resolution - Contributing Columnist  ADR Dispute Resolution Practice Manual - Co-Author.


Ottawa Chapter AMIO - President (Past)

Ontario Court Pilot Mediation Project - Mediator

Contract Claims Resolution Group-Founding Partner

Rotary Fort Erie(not for profit) Chapter - President Paul Harris Fellow Dec. 6, 2011

Rotary International District 7090 Assistant District Governor

Director Chamber of Commerce Town of Fort Erie

Citizenship:  Canadian

Languages:

English, French (CBB), German

  Some Projects:

Canadian Museum of Civilization

National Gallery of Canada

Esquimalt Graving Dock

Sheraton Hotel Downtown Toronto

Toronto

U of Waterloo Campus

Churchill, Manitoba

Oil Tank Farm Renovation and Harbour Lighting and Systems

L’Esplanade Laurier

Ottawa Twin Towers and Shopping Concourse

Pearson Intl. Toronto

EXPERIENCE

Engineering and management experience within Canadian industry and government (federal).   In the former as an engineering consultant, employee and owner, in the civil service as a Manager of Technical Resources-Western Region Public Works Canada (electrical), Project Manager, Technical Expert( Communication and Security Systems, Energy Systems, Power (conservation, distribution), also  solar, wind etc.), Program Manager Construction and Director Emergency Services (Public Works responsible for Canada wide emergency preparedness).

As Director Contract Claims Management designed and managed Contract Disputes Advisory Board on behalf of Minister-gained  extensive expertise in alternate (appropriate) dispute resolution in diverse claims (marine, transportation, buildings and real property management-over 500 claims up to $20 million for largest).  Currently Speaker and lecturer to Groups (National and International) on ADR and Contract Management and Claims Avoidance.  Arbitrator and Mediator.  Designer and lecturer of arbitration course for Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario,Canada., and University of Waterloo( Conrad Grebel College), Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.. ADR Institute Canada- Arbitration Course Educator / Examiner Final Exam . Vice President Education ADR Institute of Ontario.  Secretary Dispute Resolution Panel and Panelist Independent Electrical Suppliers Organization Ontario. Assistant District Governor Rotary International, District 7090. Director Chamber of Commerce, Town of Fort Erie.




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