July 20, 2014.



Theresa Armistead, SR/WA, President

IRWA Member Roster

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   Last updated June 20, 2014

News & Updates


Current Calendar of Events (Word doc.) [new!]

Current Newsletter Issue (May-June, 2014)


Elected Officers for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015:

President Elect:   Norman Eke

Treasurer:          Darryl Root, JD, MBA, R/W-RAC

Secretary:          Ray Mehler, MPA, SR/WA

PDC Chair:          Marilyn Stuart,  SR/WA, R/W-NAC

Next Event:

July 22, 2014 - 11:30AM - 1:00PM  - Traditional Annual Past Presidents' Luncheon. 

Tamayo Restaurant & Art Gallery, 5300 E. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90022



more updates are coming... please return soon...


Committee Updates


Asset Management:                                    

(Chaired by Kelly Kitasato, R/W-AMC)


C700 - Introduction to Property/Asset Management

C701 - Property/Asset Management: Leasing

C702 - Real Property Asset Management


Law Committee:                                                                

(Chaired by Michael F. Yoshiba, Esq. )


C-800 - Principles of Real Estate Law 

C-801 - United States Land Titles  

C-802 - Legal Aspects of Easements 

C-803 - Eminent Domain Law Basics for the Right of Way Professional

C-804 - Skills of Expert Testimony


Oil & Gas:                                                         

(Chaired by Gary Valentine, SR/WA, MAI, ASA, CCIM)



C215 - Right of Way Agent's Development Program.


Engineering & Surveying :                    

Update pending. please check back soon...


C900 - Principles of Real Estate Engineering

C901 - Engineering Plan Development & Application

C902 - Property Descriptions



(Chaired by Norman S. Eke)



C600 - Environmental Awareness

C600 - Environmental Awareness (online version)

C603 - Understanding Environmental Contamination in Real Estate

C604 - Environmental Due Diligence and Liability

C606 - The Environmental Process

C606 - The Environmental Process (online version)



Public Agency:                            

(Chaired by Kelly Kitasato, R/W-AMC)


C303 - Managing the Consultant Process

C304 - When Public Agencies Collide 

(download article: UGH!! Why doesn’t that other *%#^&@* agency realize I also am a public agency???)

Industry news & buzz...


(Co-Chaired by Dionisio Marquez)


Committee Updates:

Read legislative updates in August 2012 Newsletter (page 16)

Read Focus on Relocation in March 2012 Newsletter (page 10)


C501 - Relocation Assistance 

C502 - Business Relocation

C504 - Computing Replacement Housing Payments

C505 - Advanced Residential Relocation Assistance

C506 - Advanced Business Relocation Assistance

more info...

Note: Relocation courses are not available online.



Transportation:                                             (Chaired by Daryl L. Root, JD, MBA, R/W-RAC)

Electric & Utilities:                                                         (Chaired by Mangione Mitchell)



(Co-chaired by William Larsen, SR/WA and Bradford D. Thompson, SR/WA)


See full list of Valuation courses.


Interesting... /Amusing.../ Amazing!..


405 Freeway's path tells a story of near constant change. Includes really cool interactive historic/modern image viewing, must see! (L.A. Times)

Miniatur Wunderland - World's largest model train railway (may not be compatible with all browsers).

Metropolis II - an intense and a complex kinetic sculpture, modeled after a fast paced, frenetic modern city.

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