Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center 650 15th Street Denver, Colorado, United States 80202 Hyatt Regency at Colorado Convention Center Website Conference Dates Sunday, June 25, 2023 – Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Registration Rates (all rates are listed in US$)   By March 24, 2023 March 25 – May 12 After May 12 Member […]

Ann Kulikoff, Board Member Our Time Shared – Looking for those opportunities to volunteer and do more for others has a positive benefit to all. Taking the time to volunteer provides an avenue to teach what we have learned and to pass that knowledge to others. It is difficult to carve out time in such a […]

IRWA Chapter 1 Newsletter – Environmental Subcommittee BROWNFIELDS AND UPCOMING CALIFORNIA LAND RECYCLING CONFERENCE In 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation for the Cleanups in Vulnerable Communities Initiative (CVCI), which allocates $500 million to facilitate remedy and reuse of potentially contaminated properties, with focus on sites in historically vulnerable or disadvantaged communities. Consequently, the […]

By: Alana Edwards Hello Chapter 1 members! I am excited to be your new Education Chair. As a Chapter 1 Member You are Eligible to take up to two FREE Two-Day Chapter 1 IRWA Class! This is a wonderful opportunity for all Chapter 1 members to help fulfill your IRWA educational requirements for certifications, SR/WA […]

BY: Neidy Pinuelas, Professional Development Committee Chair Great News! Announcing the Chapter 1 Educational Scholarship Program for the 2020-21 Fiscal Year!           This is a wonderful opportunity for Chapter 1 members! Please see the timeline and application in this newsletter! ALL MEMBERS IRWA CHAPTER 1 — 2022-23 EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS Chapter 1 […]

By: Alexandra Nguyen Rivera, SR/WA and Craig Justesen RW-RAC Credentialing Update Credentialing demonstrates a specialized industry-based knowledge and skill set as well as a commitment to professional development and performance excellence. IRWA offers a curriculum pathway of progressive credentialing options for infrastructure professionals who function as an Industry Generalist and offers three paths: RWA, RWP, […]

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By Michael Yoshiba, Esq. Some cases are more memorable than others. This matter was truly unforgettable for the variety, creativity and ferocity of the opposition to the State’s attempts to terminate a “temporary” tenancy. Patience and persistence is certainly required in both the right of way and legal professions. In July 20, 1978, the State […]

By: Dionisio Marquez, Relocation Chairperson and Cheryl DeMucci, Transportation Chairperson In 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower signed into law the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, which became the biggest public works project in the nation’s history. This act allowed for the construction of 41,000 miles of interstate highway by the early 1970s, with very little citizen participation and […]

I’m still feeling uplifted after Chapter 1’s first real in-person event in over 2 years, which was a great success! This was the Chapter’s year to host the annual Chapter 1/Appraisal Institute Joint Luncheon. The luncheon was held Thursday March 31st at Quiet Cannon. With nearly 50 attendees, it was one of the most well […]