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25-2903. Terms, defined.For purposes of the Dispute Resolution Act:(1) Approved center shall mean a center that has applied for and received approval from the director under section 25-2909;(2) Center shall mean a nonprofit organization or a court-established program which makes dispute resolution procedures available;(3) Council shall mean the Advisory Council on Dispute Resolution;(4) Director shall mean the Director of the Office of Dispute Resolution;(5) Dispute resolution process shall mean a process by which the parties involved in a dispute voluntarily agree to enter into informal discussion and negotiation with the assistance of a mediator;(6) Mediation shall mean the intervention into a dispute by a third party who has no decisionmaking authority and is impartial to the issues being discussed;(7) Mediator shall mean a person trained in the process of mediation who assists parties in dispute to reach a mutually acceptable resolution of their conflict; and(8) Office shall mean the Office of Dispute Resolution. SourceLaws 1991, LB 90, § 3.