Facilitator Bios

Cheryl Miller

Cheryl Miller is the owner and consultant for Quantum Circles Consulting. She works with organizations and communities to develop effective approaches to poverty alleviate and reconciliation. Cheryl has also authored the Language of Shalom, a book on the principles of restorative justice, reconciliation, and community development.

She is a Credentialed Advanced Mediator and has facilitated victim/offender mediations for 17 years for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. She served on the board of directors as Vice-Chair for the Christian Community Development Association.

Byron McMillan

Byron is a decorated, US Army combat veteran turned peacemaker, with extensive leadership experience in business, ministry and nonprofit. His career has been spent building up people and unifying teams, but raising five kids in a blended home with his wife, Lisa, is where his greatest learning occurred. Byron is trained in leadership, history, project management, Christian Community Development, the U Theory of Change, contemplative and nature-based practices. He is the Founder and President of Praxis Collaborative & Journeys, LLC and is a current student in the Living School at the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, NM.