Our Staff


LawriecroppedLawrie Parker, Executive Director and Certified Mediator/Mentor/Trainer/ RJ Facilitator:  Mediating with PDRC since 1990
Career Background: Founder and Executive Director of PDRC (since 1990); current member of the Supreme Court of Virginia Dispute Resolution Advisory Council, including Mediator Complaint Panel and Ethics Committee; a founder and Board member of the Restorative Justice Association of Virginia.
Educational Background: B.A. Journalism, University of Michigan; MBA, University of Mary Washington, VA


Meryem GrammickMeryem Grammick, Director of Mediation Services and Certified Mediator/Mentor/Trainer/RJ Facilitator: Mediating with PDRC since 2012. 
Career Background: Former business owner of online retail store and video production facility. Taught Turkish Language for US Startalk Program.
Educational Background: BA Psychology, George Mason University, VA


No Photo Provided: Lisa Kearney Owens, Administrative Assistant. With PDRC since 2016
Career Background: Former court reporter for Fauquier County and surrounding areas.
Educational Background: BS Biology, University of Virginia