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“Whenever two people meet there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other sees him, and each man as he really is.” — William James


Terri C. Masiello

Certified Mediator and approved Trainer

District Criminal Court    

NC Dispute Resolution Commission

Arbitrator for National Center for Dispute Settlement

Trainer for International Institute of Restorative Practices

Master Facilitator


About Terri 

Terri Masiello has served as Executive Director of Piedmont Mediation Center, Inc. for over 25 years during which she has implemented programs and trained hundreds of others in Restorative Justice and Mediation.


She is a Certified Mediator and trainer through the NC Dispute Resolution Commission for District Criminal Court, a trainer for the International Institute of Restorative Practices, and an Arbitrator for the National Center for Dispute Settlement.

By coordinating the Restoring Youth Coalition of North Carolina (RYCNC), Terri has helped to bring new and innovative restorative programs for court referred and deferred youth in the justice system. These include Peer Accountability Circles, Restorative Conferencing, and Responsive Circles.

She currently is the Community Mediation Representative on the NC BAR Dispute Resolution Committee.  Terri was instrumental in bringing the Certified Mediator Program (for District Criminal Court) to North Carolina. 

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