Sterling Search, Inc., has been exclusively retained to recruit the new Chief Executive Officer(CEO) for the International Right of Way Association (IRWA).IRWA’s International Executive Committee is seeking a CEO who has demonstrated talent in growing membership, providing member value, consensus building with a Board of Directors, partnering with internal and external stakeholders, overseeing operations and fiscal responsibilities, and leading staff members.
Building upon 80 years of industry leadership, this is an opportunityto modernize, innovate, and solidify the future direction of the Association. IRWA is poised and ready for the next CEO who will have the vision, experience, and drive to lead the Association through a period of transformational change while galvanizing the support of members and creating a renewed energy with Association partners.
A competitive compensation package will be offered to attract an outstanding candidate. The full position description will be posted shortly in the link below see: https://jobs.crelate.com/portal/sterlingsearchinc/job/mnef99jjrwgqgrdfg1y6yzyu5c
IRWAserves right of way professionals who improve the quality of people’s lives through infrastructure development. Considered the premier source of infrastructure real estate education, IRWA provides industry-specific designations in four areas: electric and utilities, public agencies, oil & gas pipeline, and transportation. In addition, IRWA offers certification in appraisal, asset management, negotiation and acquisition, relocation assistance, and the Uniform Act. IRWA works to create industry-wide recognition of its designations and certifications, and to promote the role of right of way professionals by elevating their industry relevance.
IRWA is a not-for-profit member organization with nearly 10,000 members from over 15 countries.Its members and volunteers highly value their membership and exude energy, commitment, and a strong allegiance to themission. This is clearly demonstrated in its average annual member retention rate of 87%.
An IRWA member provided: “When I wake up in the morning and shower, I enjoy the clean running water that flows from the faucet. While driving to work, I appreciate having safe roads to travel. In the evening when I want to watch TV with my family, I like power being at the ready. And on a cold, winter’s night, I am thankful for the natural gas that keeps my home warm.”These modern-day necessities are made possible by the work of right of way professionals who improve lives in newer, safer, more reliable ways through transportation, energy, and water infrastructure projects.
Sarah Agee, President Please direct inquiries to Sterling Search, Inc.:
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