Matt Bergles is a professional mediator/facilitator/negotiator. Since 2009 he has mediated hundreds of disputes between neighbors, workplace associates, and citizens and police officers. Additionally, he has facilitated large city council/community meetings concerning such controversial topics as taxing and licensing vacation rental properties, adding and widening traffic lanes, wildlife relocation and rezoning/development issues. Matt is passionate about helping people improve their lives and is driven to make sure people are in a better place after working with him than they were beforehand.
Matt has taught for 38 years in public and private K-12 schools and the University of Colorado at Denver. He was a long-time high school football coach and holds B.S. and M.A. degrees as well as a Ph.D. in Public Affairs.
Matt has authored three books about wildlife. Endangered Species Policy Implementation (Lambert, 2009), is an academic study of wildlife policy implementation concerning private lands. Larry Saves the Prairie (Merry Dissonance Press, 2015) and Francis Frames the Future (Merry Dissonance Press, 2019) are both illustrated children’s books about doing what is right for wildlife conservation. He has also published articles in Endangered Species Update, a policy journal. Matt lives in Denver and has a son and daughter. Luke is a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy and Mary is in high school. When not working, Matt is likely working out, biking or hiking with his dog Sam.
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