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Our Vision

The IRWA creates awareness of and trust and confidence in right of way professionals, who contribute to building a better world.

Our Core Values

  • Professional development achieved through lifelong learning.
  • Adherence to the highest standard of ethical practice.​
  • Providing quality services to all our stakeholders.​
  • Responsible stewardship of the Association’s financial resources.​
  • Providing a community to people in the Right of Way Industry that fosters excellence in professional growth and opportunities. ​

Our Mission

The IRWA is the central authority of the right of way profession, serving our members, the users of our services and the general public.

Board Members

The IRWA Chapter 31 Committee members serve as officers of the association and partner with staff to carry out the goals and objectives of the organization. The structure of the IRWA Chapter 31 and their responsibilities are described in detail in the IRWA Chapter 31 bylaws. Below are the current Officers of the IRWA Chapter 31.


John Yeagley

1 Year Director
Chase Real Estate Services

Holly Cataldo

2 Year Director / President
Colliers Engineering & Design

Will Johnson

Vice President
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Kevin Muldowney, SR/WA

Senior Real Estate Specialist - Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc.

Philip Porter

Cushman & Wakefield

The Service Committees

Sharon Gillespie

Education Chair
Acquisition and Relocation Agent Gillespie Land Acquisition Services

Justin Beebe

Membership Committee Chair

Ida K. Buchanan, SR/WA

Professional Development Committee Chair​
Acquisition and Relocation Agent JMT - Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc.

Julie McDonald, PLS, PE, SR/WA

Nominations & Elections Chair
President Tidemark Land Services

David Wortman

Director Cushman & Wakefield

Natalie Lathan


David Wortman

Director Cushman & Wakefield

Bill Christian, SR/WA

Land Consultant

Janielle Edge

Young Professional

Dana Vickers

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The Industry Committees



Norwood West

Electric & Utilities

Paul McMahan SR/WA

Oil & Gas Pipeline
Managing Member Gulf Coast, LLC

Tammy Wortman​

Local Public Agency
Associate Appraiser Cushman & Wakefield

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