IOA Radio is a teleconference-based “talk show” in which IOA members are interviewed about their practice, unique expertise and interests, and other topics relevant to practicing ombuds.
IOA Radio is currently on hiatus, as we develop a new cast of interviewees and interviewers for future programming. If you would like to host a future IOA Radio show, contact Teresa Ralicki at email@example.com.
IOA Radio is intended to:
Date of Episode
Speaker and Topic
Wayne Blair, UNC Ombuds, and other presenters TBD
Topic: Issues surrounding Title IX and Ombuds.
Guest host: Andrew Larratt-Smith (He will step in for Teresa Ralicki this month!)
Topic: The Canadian perspective on the Ombuds role and function -- a panel discussion
August 27, 2014
Carolyn Noorbakhsh, Distinguished Emeritus
Topic: Carolyn will talk about her experiences across sectors
Panel: Lisa Witzler, PhD, (NIH),Tyler Smith (NIH), Jessica Kuchta Miller (Univ of Colorado Boulder
Topic: Academic research in the Ombuds field: We'll discuss our panelists' recent and ongoing research, what we need in terms of research, challenges and opportunities.
David Miller, past editor of the Journal of the IOA and Ombudsman for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Tom Sebok, Director, Ombuds Office, University of Colorado Boulder
Topic: Our need to clarify ‘advocating for a fair process’ and all things coaching, mediating and advocating
Annamaris Cousins-Price, IOA President and Corporate Ombuds for Latin America and Caribbean at Halliburton
Topic: An Ombuds' Career Path, Life on the IOA Board, and IOA's 9th Annual Conference in Denver
Lanai Greenhalgh, Director of the Office of the Ombuds and Employee Assistance Program at Colorado State University
Topic: Wearing Two Hats within One Organization
Judy Segall, Stony Brook University
Topic: The Dynamic Role of the Ombudsman
Reto Meister, International Committee of the Red Cross
Topic:Transferring the Skills Used in POW Negotiations to the Ombuds Role
Wilbur Hicks, Distinguished Emeritus Member of IOA
Topic: Because Starting One Ombuds Office Wasn’t Enough
Sean Banks, Shell Oil Company
Topic: Telling the Emperor He Has No Clothes: From Philosophy to Practice
Please send questions, feedback, or ideas for people to interview to Teresa Ralicki at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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