inside the Association
In March, IRWA conducted an online poll to see how well the Association
is doing in responsiveness to member needs and identifying which
benefits provide the greatest value. Here are some highlights.
What Members are Saying
Q:What do you gain from
belonging to IRWA?
See what colleagues are doing
1 23 4
Feel connected to industry
Keep up with news/events
Responding to member
Chapter Meetings and Events
Responding to member needs
37 32 15 15
IRWA welcomed three new employees to
Headquarters Staff in April and says farewell to
some valuable longstanding employees.
Courtney Piscitelli joined IRWA
as Assistant Controller – Accounts
Payable. She brings over 10 years of
accounting experience within the
small business, non-profit and public
education systems. In this role, she will handle
payments of invoices, expense reimbursements
and other accounting functions. She replaces
Fernando Rojo who retired in April.
Astrid Anaya joined IRWA as
the new Assistant Controller –
Member Services, where she will
handle member inquiries, plaques/
pins orders and updates to chapter
officers on the website. She has over seven
years of experience in member services, with a
background in banking and credit unions. She
replaces Bonnie Gray, who is retiring at the end
DeOnna Koonce began her career
with IRWA as the Accreditation
Program Coordinator. She
brings five years of experience in
accounting and customer service.
In this role, she will handle course registrations
and work on the Chapter’s behalf to obtain state
and agency continuing education credit for real
estate agents and appraisers. She replaces Nikki
Dieball who relocated to Texas in April.
As of May 31st, Bonnie Gray is
retiring after 27 years with IRWA.
She began her career with the
Association as the receptionist
in 1989. Since then, Bonnie has
become a beloved figure among staff and the
many IRWA members that she has assisted over
the years as part of Member Services. "This has
been such an amazing experience," Bonnie says
of her time at IRWA. "I'm really going to miss
the members and staff, who I've come to know
so well. But the Association is in good hands
with my replacement, Astrid, and I know she'll
be a wonderful fit."
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in my area
Q:How is IRWA doing in these areas: