The Employer of the Year Award recognizes organizations which actively support their
employees as IRWA members. Each organization demonstrates strong employee support and
commitment at the chapter, regional and international levels of the Association in terms of
participation, financing, time allowance, facilities, service, etc.
Since its inception as a not-for-profit association in 1934, the International Right of Way
Association (IRWA) has united the efforts of its members toward professional development,
strong ethics and improved service to employers and the public, along with advancements within
the right of way profession.