Vincente Villegas

Vicente Villegas I would like to extend my appreciation to the IRWA Chapter 1 for inviting me to serve as the Utilities Chair for this year. Since starting my career at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, I have worked in the Right-of-Way Engineering Group as a Civil Engineer reviewing complex projects impacting […]

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David Richman The IRWA, especially at the Chapter level, is a great resource for education and networking. The relationships that you develop by being a member, attending meetings and seminars, allows one to ask questions and provide a contact for resolving issues or as a sounding board. In relocation, these sounding boards prove to be […]

It’s my honor to serve as Professional Development Committee Chair for Chapter 1. I have been fortunate to be a part of some great teams that have contributed to major projects around the State and develop with support from former associates, managers and mentors – that is my hope for our members. As PDC Chair […]

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Sergio Huezo We have now seen our world and our way of living change dramatically from this pandemic. From wearing masks to the grocery store to having our kid’s schools start the fall year with distant learning, it’s certainly a new way of living for most of us and adaptability is a necessity. In efforts […]

Ray Mehler

Ray Mahler, PMP The Project Management Committee is pleased to announce that Alana Edwards has joined the committee as a Co-Chair.  Alana has worked in oil and gas right of way for 25 years and is currently employed at Marathon.  She has project experience analyzing title and acquiring easements in Oklahoma and California. Alana has […]

Mike Romo

BY: Michael S. Romo SR/WA, Principal – Senior Project Manager Meeting project delivery deadlines when railroads are involved can be a difficult maze to get through with many obstacles to avoid. The key is proper planning, allowing adequate time in the schedule, and engaging the team early, and yes Railroads are part of your team. […]