Tag Archives: Fairfield Center

Rhoda Kraus

Rhoda Kraus

Certified mediator at Fairfield Center, Harrisonburg, VA I was the “city cousin” and the preacher’s kid in a small town with two traffic lights. Derived status had its benefits, and learning new things came with language included. As I moved to wider streets in real cities among diverse peoples who ignored preachers’ kids as a peculiar ...More

Sue Praill

Sue Praill

Restorative Justice Coordinator, Fairfield Center

Tim Ruebke

Tim Ruebke

Director of the Fairfield Center, Harrisonburg, VA I have worked at the Fairfield Center (formerly called the Community Mediation Center) in Harrisonburg since 1992, and in January, 2007, moved into the position of Director. I am certified by the Supreme Court of Virginia to mediate District (General & J&DR) and Circuit (Civil & Family) Court cases. I ...More

Director, regional center for advancing dialogue & understanding

Timothy “Tim” Ruebke ’93, MA ’99 Harrisonburg, Virginia Given the worldwide reputation of EMU’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, one might reasonably ask, “But what impact have its graduates had in EMU’s home community?” An observer might cite the work of CJP-linked people in churches, health-care centers, school systems, a transitional program for recently released ...More