Janet Gilman

State Conciliator, Oregon Employment Relations Board.

Janet is the State Conciliator with the Oregon Employment Relations Board (ERB) where she serves as program administrator and chief mediator for the Conciliation Services Division, providing mediation for public sector collective bargaining disputes, contract grievances, unfair labor practice complaints, state personnel action appeals, and other worksite issues.  She also provides training and facilitation for interest based bargaining and other labor-management problem solving processes.  Janet began her career in labor relations in Oregon’s public sector over twenty years ago and served as an ERB Mediator for 5 years prior to being appointed State Conciliator in 2013.  She holds a BS in Sociology and Psychology from Portland State University and an MS in Industrial Relations from the University of Oregon.