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Nelle Moffett and Rick Bowers

Speak Peace
Astoria, OR
Nelle Moffett and Rick Bowers are ordained interfaith ministers and are the founders of  Common Ground Interspiritual Fellowship. As a married couple, they partner together to lead workshops, facilitate practice groups, and coach individuals and businesses in communication and conflict resolution. Nelle spent 25 years in higher education as a strategic planner, researcher, change agent, coach, and Psychology instructor. Rick spent 26 years with the Hewlett-Packard Company in R&D. He retired early to obtain an MA in Conflict Analysis and Engagement. He has mediated in the court system as well as supported families and churches to work through conflict. Both Nelle and Rick are trained in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) developed by Marshall Rosenberg. Nelle and Rick are the authors of four books including Empathy in Conflict Intervention: The Key to Successful NVC Mediation.