About Us

Christina Paulson - Executive Director

Christina opened Iowa Mediation Center in 2017. Her primary focus is Parenting Plan Mediation. She also works for the Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution as the Nebraska Parenting Act Program Analyst. Beginning with the State of Nebraska in 2008, Christina has worked in various capacities including social services and child welfare.

Christina's mediation training includes Basic Mediation Training, Family Mediation Training, and Specialized Alternative Dispute Resolution Training for working with families with issues including domestic intimate partner abuse, child abuse, child neglect, and parents experiencing high conflict.

She earned her Masters of Arts in Management from Doane University in 2017. Christina attended the University of Nebraska - Lincoln and received her Bachelors of Science in Secondary Education in 2004.

To reach Christina directly, please contact her at 712-730-4004 or iowamediationcenter@gmail.com.

Heather Burnett - Director of Operations

Heather Burnett joined Iowa Mediation Center is 2018. Heather earned her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Nebraska - Omaha in 2005.

Heather is an Iowa and Nebraska approved Parenting Plan Mediator. She is trained in Specialized Alternative Dispute Resolution to work with high conflict families. Heather is also has Restorative Justice training for Victim Youth Conferencing. She also mediates civil cases and small claims cases.

To reach Heather directly, please contact her at 712-314-0068 or heather@iowamediationcenter.com.

Iowa Mediation Center is located in the Park Building at 500 Willow Avenue #202, Council Bluffs, IA 51503.