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IRWA Tennessee Chapter 32


Since its inception as a not-for-profit association in 1934, IRWA has united the efforts of its members toward professional development, improved service to employers and the public, and advancements within the right of way profession. IRWA is the unsurpassed source of right of way educational programs and professional services worldwide.

Billions of dollars are spent annually in the acquisition, management, and transfer of rights of way. With the technical skills required for proficiency in this complex activity, IRWA’s specialized education and training programs provide an essential foundation for right of way professionals around the world.


President's Greeting

Welcome!  Thank you for visiting the IR/WA Chapter 32 website, a local chapter of the International Right of Way Association.  Chapter 32 covers the State of Tennessee and includes members from a variety of disciplines including asset managers, attorneys, appraisers, engineers, environmental specialists, negotiators, project managers, right of way agents, relocation agents, surveyors, title experts, utility managers, and others.  Continue Reading


"NEWS" - Our Profession and Association

IR/WA Chapter 32 Installation Banquet - Mere Bulles
5201 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 6:00 pm

IRWA Chapter 32 Education Course for 2018

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C 400 / Chattanooga TDOT Region 2 Auditorium

May 24, 25



Certified Residential Appraisers

This notification is for a job opportunity with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Region 2,
Project Development office in Chattanooga, TN. This position is designed for appraisers who hold an active
residential appraiser license as issued by the Tennessee Real Estate Appraisal Commission. We would like to
encourage you to apply.

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Congratulations to Carlton Osborne for achieving his RWA-EU through the
IR/WA Chapter 32 Tennessee




Congratulations Melissa Wells!

Let us all congratulate Melissa Wells as our newest Chapter 32 SR/WA designee.  She has been diligent in pursing this dream.  Thanks to IR/WA Chapter 32 and the Tennessee Department of Transportation for supporting her efforts toward her professional goals



Congratulations Katherine Kahlon!

Very excited for Katherine Kahlon, she’s just received her RWA Designation Certificate and pin!



Congratulations Jason Tubbs for achieving his RWA

Dear Chapter President,

Greetings from the trustees of the Right of Way International Education Foundation! We are working to try to insure that all members of the International Right of Way Association are familiar with the RWIEF and CRWEF and our goal of funding right of way education initiatives. With continuing education and professional development being essential to the growth and advancement of our profession, the foundation focuses on generating financial contributions and allocating those funds on behalf of the right of way profession.

In the fall of 2014 the foundation began writing quarterly articles for publication in chapter newsletters.  Our hope is to raise member awareness of both RWIEF and CRWEF by keeping chapters updated on foundation news and events.  In case you missed any of these articles, they are archived on the RWIEF website at  Go to the “RWIEF Tools” tab, then select “Chapter Newsletter Articles”.

In an effort to reach all members of the International Right of Way Association on the need for funding to keep our educational offerings on the cutting edge attached to this email is the 2017 fall article.  If you feel appropriate please include this article in your chapter’s fall newsletter or on your chapter website

The Right of Way International Education Foundation has a great web site which is constantly being updated with the latest information on educational initiatives. If your chapter has a web site I would ask that you add a link to the RWIEF web site and encourage your chapter members to visit the site and become familiar with our goal of funding new course development, revamping of existing courses, web-based training programs, and educational summits.

On behalf of the trustees thank you for your support of the RWIEF and CRWEF and your leadership in the International Right of Way Association.

If you have any questions and/or comments please feel free to contact any of the RWIEF trustees……you can find the trustee’s contact information on the RWIEF web site.



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