RESUME - T Zane Reeves, PhD

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Education and Training

Degrees and Certificates: BA, History, Harding College; MA, Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles; PhD, Political Science, University of Southern California; Certificate, Institute for Educational Management, Harvard University; Certificate, Basic Arbitration Advocacy Training, American Arbitration Association; Certificate, Advanced Arbitration Advocacy Training, American Arbitration Association; Advanced Practitioner Arbitrator, Association for Conflict Resolution; Mediation Certificate, University of New Mexico School of Law and State Bar of New Mexico.

Academic Experience:  Regents Professor, 2004-present; Professor of Public Administration, University of New Mexico, 1981 to 2007; Director, School of Public Administration, 1981-1987; 1996 to 2001; Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Public Administration, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1978-81; Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Public Affairs, Pepperdine University, 1975-78, Assistant Professor, Pepperdine University, 1968-1975.


Books: Preparing an Evidence-Based Report, Cognella Academic Press, 2015; Following in Solomon’s Footsteps, Gondolat Publishers, 2012;  Shoes Along the Danube, Strategic Press, 2011; Cases in Public Human Resource Management, 2nd.ed, Thomson Publishers, 2006; 1st ed., Peacock Publishing, 1999; From Budapest to Albuquerque: The American Life of Julius Rezler, Gondolat Publishers, 2006; Human Resources Management (with Mike Torrez), West Publishing, 1994; Personnel Management in the Public Sector, (with Steven Hays) rev. ed., Wm. C. Brown, 1989, 1st ed., Allyn & Bacon, 1984; The Politics of Peace Corps and VISTA, University of Alabama Press, 1988; Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector, (with Alan Bent), Addison-Wesley, 1978; Western European Governmental Organizations, (with Peter Merkl), ABC-CLIO, 1974.

Journal Articles: Public Administration Review, Review of Public Personnel Administration, Personnel Management, Corrections Today, Supervisory Management, Management Update, Business Outlook, Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector, PA Times, Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, Municipal Management, NSR, Urban Resources, Journal of Voluntary Action Research, Los Angeles Times, Personnel Mix, State and Local Government Review, ACResolution, Human Innovation Review, Corvinus Journal of Sociology and Social Policy.

Chapters, Monographs, Proceedings: Public Personnel Management: Current Concerns, Future Challenges, 5th ed.; Public Personnel Management: Current Concerns, Future Challenges, 4th ed.; Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration (“drug testing”& “job evaluation”); Institute of  Governmental Studies, University of California; Public Personnel Administration: Problems and Prospects, New Mexico State Bar, Administrative Discretion and the Implementation of Public Policy, Personnel Management Guide, Teaching Public Administration, Council on Employee Rights and Responsibilities, Labor and Employment Law in the US, Personnel Mix, as well as publications in Spanish and Magyar (Hungarian).

Dispute Resolution Expertise

Arbitration panels/rosters: National Academy of Arbitrators (Southwest/Rockies Region Chair, 2013-2015); American Arbitration Association (Employment  and Labor panels); Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; Bernalillo County & AFSCME Council 18; US Postal Service/American Postal Workers Union; AFSCME Local 2960 & City of Phoenix (2014); Pantex Guards Union; National Air Traffic Controllers/ Federal Aviation Administration; Aircraft Certification Services/FAA; New Mexico Public Employee Labor Relations Board (ad hoc); Social Security Administration & American Federation of Government Employees. Zane formerly served as an arbitrator for the California State Mediation and Conciliation Service and New Mexico Public Employees Labor Relations Board

Fact Finder/ Hearing Officer: Cities: Albuquerque (1987-2012), Bernalillo, Los Lunas (NM), Lake Havasu (AZ), 1995-2005; Counties: Dona Ana, Curry, Valencia (NM); Maricopa County Merit Commission (AZ) 1991-1997; Others: Jicarilla Apache Nation (since 1997), Los Alamos National Laboratory (1998-2003), New Mexico Public Employee Labor Relations Board (ad hoc).

Mediation: Mediation Coach, Mediation Center, UNM School of Law (2004-2010) ; Victim-Offender Program, Outcomes, Inc. (ad hoc); Episcopal Cathedral Church of St. John, Inc.; Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel; UNM Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse & Addictions; Village of Ruidoso, Parks and Recreation; Bernalillo High School; Village of Ruidoso Public Library; Sandia National Laboratories; Navajo Nation: Personnel Management, Public Safety; GenQuest.

Personnel and Labor Boards: City of Albuquerque Personnel Board (1985-90; Vice-Chair 2015-present); Rio Rancho School District Labor Board, neutral chair, (2008-13); City of Rio Rancho Labor Board (1987-1995)

Training and Presentations

International: Hungarian Ministry of Labor, Arbitration Training Project, Budapest;  Public Finance Consortium, Astana, Kazakhstan; USAID/Omani-American Joint Commission, Human Resources Training Needs Assessment, Muscat, Oman; USAID/National Association of Schools of Public Administration and Affairs, Somali Public Service Support Project, Mogadishu, Somalia; King Abdel Aziz University, Institute for Public Administration, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Espirito Santo, Brazil, Peace Corps Volunteer in community development/public health project administered by Experiment in International Living.

Public Sector Training:  Federal: Department of Energy (DOE), US Postal Service, Forest Service, 9th District Bankruptcy Court, National Judicial Center, Public Health Service, Federal Executive Center, Sandia National Labs, Los Alamos National Lab. State: Taxation and Revenue, Corporation Commission, Licensing and Regulation, Highway and Transportation, Finance and Administration, Children, Youth, and Family Services, Administrative Office of the Courts (NM), Corrections (AZ). Local: Albuquerque, Gallup, Ruidoso (NM), Arizona State University, Advanced Public Executive Program; Sierra Vista, Maricopa County Highway, Housing (AZ). Tribal: Navajo Nation: Human Resources, Public Safety, Vital Statistics; Jicarilla Apache Nation, Five Sandoval Pueblos, Sandia Pueblo and Casino, Laguna Rainbow. Other: Roswell School District

Private Sector Training: Mirage Hotel and Casino, Golden Nugget, Digital Equipment, Teledyne, American Woodmark, H&R Block, Wackenhut-Savannah River & Rocky Flats, Day and Zimmermann, Public Service Co. of NM, National Association of Bar Executives, Judicial Enclave (NM), NM Primary Care Association, Regional Cluster Training Center, Loma Linda University, Shell Oil Corporation, Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, George Meany Center Western Semester, Coalition of Public Safety Officers

Not-for-Profit Training:  UNM Management Development Center; NM Municipal League, Municipal Clerks Institute & Academy; Arizona Municipal League, Arizona Municipal Clerks Institute; International Municipal Clerks Association, American Society for Public Administration, Los Angeles County Management Council, Texas Probation Training Academy, Family Service America, Goodwill Industries, Outcomes, Inc.

International Paper Presentations: Conference of European Judges for Mediation, Kőszeg-Szombathely, Hungary; Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary; ELTE University, Budapest; Julius Rezler Foundation, Budapest; Hungarian Association of Arbitrators/ Mediators, Budapest; Public Finance Consortium, Astana, Kazakhstan;  University of Economic Sciences, Budapest, Hungary; Boston College Graduate School of Social Work and Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece; International Industrial Relations Association, Helsinki, Finland; Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, Cracow, Poland; Mediation Technologies, Inc., Tel Aviv, Israel; Kazakhstan Bar Association, Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan; Instructor, Pepperdine University in Heidelberg, Germany.