News & Events

  • Wed

    Aug

    16

    IRWA Chapter 49 Board Meeting

    Executive Board Meeting 10:30am

    August: Board Meeting only - No Luncheon

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    Time: 12pm to 2pm

    Location: MOA Conference room #170

    4700 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK 99507


    Please come prepared to discuss and brainstorm ways to increase membership and the 2017/2017 outlook. Members are always welcome to attend Board Meetings.

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  • Wed

    Sep

    20

    IRWA Chapter 49 Luncheon - NEXT LUNCH SEPTEMBER 20th

    Executive Board Meeting 10:30am

    Speaker: TBD

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    Location: MOA Training Center 4700 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK 99507

    Presentation Topic: TBD

    Catered Lunch is $15.00, please RSVP. Non-member guests are always welcome.

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    Remember to bring your reciept for admission!

    $15

  • Wed

    Sep

    27

    SR/WA Review Study Session & Exam

    Three Day Course

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    • PLEASE NOTE: Online registration is not available for the SR/WA Review Study Session, as all participants must be verified as current, active candidates for the SR/WA Designation prior to registering.
    • To register for this session, please submit a completed registration form to Bonnie Gray, at IRWA HQ - Phone: (310) 538-0233 Ext. 134 / Fax: (310) 538-1471 / Email: gray@irwaonline.org


    SR/WA Review Study Session & Exam

    This three (3) day seminar is designed to prepare Candidates to take the SR/WA Comprehensive Examination by reviewing the seven (7) core disciplines of the right of way profession. It is intended to allow participants to brush up on areas in which they may have limited experience or knowledge. The Comprehensive Exam (United States version) will be administered at the conclusion of the review session, in the afternoon of the third day, and covers the seven (7) core disciplines: Engineering, Law, Negotiation, Valuation, Environment, Relocation, and Asset Management.


    Instructor: Dan Beardsley, SR/WA

    Course Coordinator: Paula S. Brault, 644-2000


    This session provides participants with the opportunity to review subject matter from all disciplines within the right of way profession, and also provides the chance to brush up on areas in which they may have limited knowledge or experience. The Comprehensive Exam (United States version) will be administered at the conclusion of the review session, in the afternoon of the third day, and covers the seven (7) core disciplines: •Engineering •Law •Negotiation •Valuation •Environment •Relocation •Asset Management

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Education

  • Wed

    Sep

    27

    SR/WA Review Study Session & Exam

    Three Day Course

  • Mon

    Oct

    30

    Course 900 - Principles of Real Estate Engineering

    Prerequisites: IRWA Course 100 "Principles of Land Acquisition" or 2 years of right of way engineering experience

    Two day course - 16 Credits

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    Instructor: Steve Schmidt, PLS, SR/WA

    Course Coordinator: TBD

    With the use of lecture, questions and answers, exercise methods and graphic illustrations, participants in this course will learn how to use engineering tools and will gain basic skills in reading and interpreting information contained on engineering plans. Participants will also learn how to read, understand and plot simple descriptions using the most common methods of property descriptions.


    Topics

    • Understanding the basic principles of engineering drawings
    • Understanding and interpreting information on plans
    • Using an engineer’s scale to determine distances
    • Identifying types of highway curves
    • Determining the effects of a project on a property
    • Understanding the background of property descriptions
    • Become knowledgeable of the basic features of property descriptions
    • Become familiar with the most common systems and methods of property descriptions
    • Writing and plotting property descriptions using various methods


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Committees

President & International Director
Fred Mortimer, AICP, SR/WA
fmortimer@epsinc.com, 646-5128

Vice-President & International Director
Josh Resnick, SR/WA Candidate
joshua_resnick@chugachelectric,com, 762-4753

Treasurer
Claire Mueller, RWA
cmueller@dowl.com, 562-2000

Secretary
Danika Simpson
danika.simpson@alaska.gov, 269-0687

Education Chair
Deanna Kilburn, RWA
dkilburn@dowl.com, 562-2000

Education Vice Chair
Claire Mueller, RWA
cmueller@dowl.com, 562-2000

Professional Development
Interim: Judy Hartley, SR/WA
judyhartley49@gmail.com, 854-3711

Professional Development Vice Chair
Bonnie Bailey, SR/WA
bbailey@ak.net, 696-2163

Membership Chair
Karen Keesecker
karen_keesecker@chugachelectric.com, 762-4726

2017 Conference Bid Chair
Pat Thayer, SR/WA
patricia.thayer@hdrinc.com, 328-2233

2017 Conference Bid Vice Chair
Kathryn Schreckenghost
kschreckenghost@epsinc.com, 646-5169

Newsletter
Paula Brault
paula.brault@hdrinc.com, 644-2111

Immediate Past President
Paula S. Brault, SR/WA Candidate
paula.brault@hdrinc.com, 644-2111

Website
Timothy A. Trawver, SR/WA
tim@trawverlandservices.com, 346-2433

Picnic/Winter Party Coordinator
Steve Schmitt, PLS, SR/WA
schmittsg@muni.org, 343-8366

Programs Chair
Vicki Gerken, SR/WA
vgerken@acsalaska.net, 349-7205

Programs Co-Chair
Dan Beardsley, SR/WA
dbeardsley@epsinc.com, 646-5139

Nominations & Elections
Tom Kretzschmar
thomas.kretzschmar@hdrinc.com, 644-2029