President

Joab Ortiz

Email Joab

Secretary

Wes Pekarek

​Directors

Jeremy Deeken &

​Natalie Meighan

Treasurer

Mark Stiles, SR/WA

Join us at a meeting and COme see what Right of way is all about!!

KANSAS CITY  ~  TOPEKA  ~  WICHITA  ~  SPRINGFIELD, MO

Chapter 5 Officers 
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Through June 30, 2022

  • SAVE THE DATEfor the Fall Forum--October 17-19, 2021.
  • *JOB ALERT*Great River Energy is looking for a Land Rights Lead.
    ​                            Application Deadline: June 18th.
  • Interested in a Chapter Sponsorship? Click HERE  for info!
  • ​​​​​Check out our Chapter 5 Facebook and LinkedIn pages​

If you have news or events you'd like to share with the chapter,
​email Jen Berry at jberry@burnsmcd.com

​Education Chair

Scott Arnold

913-708-0387

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~NEWS~

Professional Dev. Chair

Paul Blees, SR/WA, R/W-NAC 

417-864-2057

Welcome!

Find Region 3 officer info HERE.

IRWA Chapter 5 was established in 1953 and covers Kansas and the western half of Missouri. Chapter 5 is part of ​Region 3, which includes eastern Missouri (St. Louis), Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota and Nebraska.


Our members come from many industries likes Government, Education, Public Works, Utilities, and private consultants such as appraisers, title specialists, acquisition, relocation specialists, attorneys, and engineers. Our members have a wealth of experience and expertise that we share with one another at our educational conferences, classes, and networking events.


Join us at our next chapter meeting! Meetings are typically held on the first or second Friday of the month each quarter. Besides Kansas City, meetings are sometimes rotated between the larger cities in the Chapter coverage area, such as Topeka, Lawrence, Springfield, Branson or Wichita.

Vice President

Curt Powelson,​ SR/WA

Membership Chair

Corey Erion​​