CDSC proudly announces the recipients of the 2018 Community Peacemaker award, to be honored at our annual CDSC Bash. Learn more about this special event or reserve your spot now.

Gail S. Packer, MSW





Gail S. Packer, MSW, Executive Director

This year’s event will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Gail Packer’s tenure as Executive Director with CDSC!

Gail joined CDSC in 1988 with a background in clinical social work and more than 10 years experience in the Probate and Family Courts.

Gail’s passion, dedication, knowledge and experience is known and respected far and wide. Her immense contributions have enabled CDSC to be an acknowledged leader in the mediation community, garnering great respect and admiration from all. Gail will be honored with this year’s very special Community Peacemaker Award!

Whether it’s teaching at-risk Cambridge youth skills in managing conflict or training the StreetWorkers who are on the front lines of gang violence in Boston, Gail has devoted her life to conflict resolution.  For over 30 years Gail has trained thousands of individuals in conflict management and mediation. Gail’s passion for peacemaking and her strong leadership have contributed to the Community Dispute Settlement Center’s success, making it an invaluable resource to the Metro Cambridge/Boston community.

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