• FT contract-to-hire Right of Way Specialist needed. This is a long-term position needed immediately in Akron, Ohio. Click HERE.
  • Enter the 2020 Finnegan Fun Run T-Shirt Design Contest.
    See details 

  • Interested in a Chapter Sponsorship? Click HERE

  • Did you know that as a member, you can bring one new guest to every Chapter meeting luncheon for free? Just RSVP for you and the guest and indicate a guest will be coming so we can plan appropriately for lunch.

  • ​​​​​Check out our Chapter 5 Facebook and LinkedIn pages.​


Daniel Kann


Membership Chair

Marlene Nulph


Vice President

Curt Powelson



Chapter 5 Officers 
Through June 30, 2020


Bill Wright, SR/WA, R/W-NAC


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

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2019-2020 President

Martha Long, SR/WA


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


Education Co-Chairs

Rich Snedegar



Scott Arnold


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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.


Professional Development Co-Chairs

Paul Blees, SR/WA, R/W-NAC



Mark Stiles, SR/WA