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The YES Resolution Group
'The partnering process with YES helped us develop a common vision and tools to resolve disputes.'

ABOUT YES Our People

At the YES Resolution Group, we're committed to your success. We believe our clients have the capacity to develop creative solutions to their problems. Our job is figuring out the best way to help you excel. We provide expertise in training, facilitation, strategic planning, conflict resolution and coaching to lead the way.

Our YES partners are all experienced mediators. We have completed successful projects with public and private sector organizations, multicultural and First Nations groups, non-profit and community groups, and professional organizations.

We'd like you to meet our three partners, April English, Jory Faibish and Dan McFaull:


April English, CRC

April has worked as a mediator, facilitator and trainer, and believes passionately in our potential to work together with respect and equality. She specializes in organizational and community development, strategic planning, multiparty conflict intervention and mediation, adult education, and workplace issues of discrimination and communication.

April has a Certificate in Conflict Resolution from the Justice Institute of BC. She is a mediator for the Co-operative Housing Federation of BC, and an adult educator for the Co-operative Housing Foundation of Canada. She was Treasurer of the BC Dispute Resolution Practicum Society, and a Director of the Mediation Development Association of BC. April ran a private mediation practice in Vancouver, from 1989 to 1993. She was a founding member of Entre Nous Femmes Housing Society, a founding Director of the BC Non-Profit Housing Association, and a director of CCEC Credit Union. She also served as Manager of Community Services for the provincial government's housing agency, responsible for organizational support, training and conflict resolution for groups across BC. April is a member of the International Association of Facilitators, and is currently a participant in the Advanced Facilitator Program with the Canadian Institute for Cultural Affairs (ICA).


Jory Faibish, BSc, BArch, MAIBC, Certified Mediator (MDABC), Member BC Civil Mediation Roster

Jory specializes in mediation, facilitation, coaching and training services, and is strongly committed to building teams that work. With YES, he designs training workshops in Principled Conflict Resolution, Interest Based Negotiation and Communication Skills. He is on the faculty at the Justice Institute of BC in the Center for Conflict Resolution and the Center for Leadership and also works with Simon Fraser University's MBA and other programs and private trainers to delver conflict resolution courses and coaching support. He also works with the mediation training programs for Continuing Legal Education. He served on the Board of the Mediation Development Association, the Small Claims Court Mediation Practicum Project Committee, and the Board of the Gastown Community Safety Society.

Jory has a Certificate in Conflict Resolution from the Justice Institute of BC and became a Certified Mediator in 1997 through the Mediation Development Association, one of twelve mediators in the province to attain this designation. He became a member of the BC Civil Mediation Roster in 2006. He established a private mediation practice, Constructive Mediations, in 1994.

Jory also has 30 years of experience in residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial architecture and has run his own architectural practice since 1986. He served as Registrar of the Architectural Institute of BC from 1991 to 1995 and has been an active volunteer in community planning and development processes in Vancouver.

Jory Faibish's resume


Dan McFaull, BA, MEd, MBA

Dan specializes in commercial mediation, organizational planning, facilitation and training. He has a sincere commitment to building systems that improve people's potential for success. With 25 years of experience in organizational development, Dan works with decision makers and stakeholders to resolve complex issues and build multi-party agreements. He has delivered successful projects in more than 100 Canadian organizations.

Before joining YES, Dan built a training and consulting business in Saskatoon with a staff of eighteen. He has a BA in Social Psychology and a Masters degree in Continuing Education from the University of Saskatchewan. He has instructed a variety of courses for facilitators and educators at two universities and six colleges in Western Canada. In 1982, Dan completed his MBA at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, specializing in human resources and organizational management.