C EREMON Y
International Nominations and Elections Committee Chair Arlene MacKenzie, SR/ WA, welcomed
guests, nominees and award winners to the Annual IRWA Awards Ceremony. “Today, we recognize
those who have gone above and beyond for our Association,” said Arlene. Conference Vice Chair
Kathryn Schreckenghost kicked off the luncheon by announcing that all Region Professionals of the
Year would receive $500 from the Right of Way International Education Foundation (RWIEF) to be
used in furthering their IRWA Education.
Hector Casillas, SR/WA, and Rita Callaway (not shown)
received student scholarship awards to help them further
their right of way education.
The W. Howard Armstrong Instructor of the Year was awarded to
Chapter 17’s Richard Dickson, SR/WA. Accepting the award on his
behalf was Barb Taves, SR/WA.
Chapter of the Year was awarded to Los Angeles Chapter 1,
with Darryl Root, R/W-RAC, accepting the award.
For the Employer of the Year with less
than 20 employees, the award went to
Stanley Consultants. Tony Pollack,
SR/WA, accepted the award.