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About Grasslands Mediation

The partners at Grasslands Mediation are committed to working with you, empowering you, and helping you so that conflicts, disputes, and differences can be worked out and people can move forward with their lives. 


Whether it is a couple separating, business partners having difficulties, farm families needing to hold some serious conversations, employees having difficulty working together, or contractual disputes that seem intractable, the mediators at Grasslands Mediation will work with both sides so you can achieve the best outcome possible.

Ray Friesen


Ray is a trained and experienced mediator who has spent 15+ years working in the areas of family mediation, civil suit mediation, farm mediation, work place mediation, and victim/offender meditation.  He grew up on a farm and still has roots in the farming community. He has spent 40 years in organizational leadership in a variety of capacities. 

With experience as a mediator and leader, he will give the best of his training, experiential learning, and insight into your family, business, and organizational settings to help you achieve the outcomes you are looking for.


Kaitlin Thomson


Kaitlin was born and raised in Swift Current. She has over 15 years of experience owning and operating a local business and also has ties to and knowledge of the agricultural sector.  Kaitlin was trained in mediation by the ADR Institute of Saskatchewan and interned with both the Dispute Resolution Office and Grasslands Mediation.


She is ready to offer you the best of her training and experience.  Kaitlin is passionate about providing people with a dispute resolution option that is empowering, efficient, and effective.

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