2012 Fall Forum Report

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2012 Fall Forum Report



Sue Findley, SR/WA, R/W
-
AMC, R/W
-
NAC


Chair

713
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724
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0857

SFindley@PercheronAcq.com


James Prossick, SR/WA, R/W
-
RAC , R/W
-
AC

Vice Chair

206
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409
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1406


James.Prossick@hdrinc.com









The International
Asset Management Committee (IAM
C) is continuing to search
for
three
R
egion Rep
resentative
s to repl
ace members that have left

due to
retirement, workload
or

taking on other IRWA responsibilities.

We
compiled and
provided to the Region Chairs of the affected regions
a list of qua
lificati
ons,
designations

and/or
certifications

(attached)

IAMC determined to be necessary
for committee membership
in addition to the general qualifications formulated by
the IEC

(
also
attached)
.
The IAMC currently has 14 active members counting
our IPDC
liaison

so w
e are also actively recruiting At
-
Large Members from all
r
egions.





The IAMC welcomes IEC member, Wayne Goss, as its liaison

for the current
year. As an asset manager and 700 series instructor Wayne is uniquely qualified
to address concerns of the IAMC.




The IAMC meets two times per year; at the February meeting and at the annual
conference. Mos
t of our work is accomplished d
uring seven
conference calls

throughout the year
. We currently have calls scheduled for August, September,
October,
November, January, March, and May.




The IAMC is developing five or six topics for presentation at the 2013 Annual
Conference in Charleston,

WV, along the tag
-
line of “People, Places and Things”.


o

People Session
-

Mentoring, hiring/replacing
, saving institutional memory
,
training
.

o

Asset Management/Encroachments Best Practices/Lessons Learned
Roundtable: Possible joint presentation with
Utilities and/or Pipelines.

o

Possible Charleston Tour: Mark Riggs will check out possible tour options
while

attending the Region 5 Forum in Charleston
, WV,

on September 29
th
.

o

Disposing of Surplus/Excess Property Best Practices Roundtable

o

Database Use in th
e Management of Real Property Assets: Will try to bring
back the presenter from several years ago to see how that project came
out. Not to be an infomercial.

o

Presentation by Xcel Energy of the 9
th

place IRWA Project of the Year;
Tyrone Land Management Pro
ject.




The new
Principles of R
ight of Way

text has been
released and reflects the
I
AM
C’s assistance in review of the material. Please take a look at this updated
and modernized desk reference book.




The IAMC

reviewed and made recommendations to
the
Instruc
tor
G
uide
l
ines for
all
7
00
Level

courses. These were submitted
to David Layne
following the June
conference.

The IAMC is also working on the following Instructor issues:


o

Develop criteria and process for Asset Management Facilitator selection

o

Identify available
instruc
tors and additional candidates for instructor
certification

o

Note if
instruc
tors are active or inactive

o

Update list and identify gaps in each region

o

Promote facilitators for 700 series in each region




The IAMC is continuing to work on revising Course 700


Introduction to Asset
Management
. We are hoping to have it ready for final review prior to the 2013
Annual Conference. Course 701


Property/Asset Management: Leasing

will
also be revised within the

next year to year and one
-
half.
We’ve also been
discussing bringing back Course 702


Land Management
.
And Course 703


Real Property/Asset Management

will be evaluated to see if it should
have a
different title.




The IAMC has the following proposed courses on its wishlist:


o

704


Evaluation of Assets for Income Generation

o

705


Specialty Leases (Cell, Wind, Solar)

o

706


Property Feasibility and Risk Analysis

o

707


Appropriate Due Diligence Procedures

o

708


Managing

Sub
-
Consultants for Asset Evaluation, Sales



and Acquisition

o

709


Records Management and GIS Mapping Tools

o

710


Assembling, Managing and Motivating Staff

o

711


Effective Cross
-
Generational Staff Mentoring





The IAMC would also like to see the followin
g topics developed as Hot Topics or
as Short Courses for Chapter meetings:


o

Surplus Property Sales

o

Pitfalls of Agency Property Ownership

o

People as Assets


Identifying Future Employees with ROW Skill Sets

o

Utilizing Assets for Economic Development


Public
/ Private Partnerships

o

Creating Indirect Income Streams Through Asset Management

o

Short
-
Term Property Management

o

Succession Planning


An Heir and a Spare






And lastly, a big thank you to Dean Harris with the City of Austin, Texas, for
continuing to update

the IAMC page on the IRWA website with copies of
committee minutes, links to other topics of interest to asset managers and other
items the committee wants uploaded. We are eagerly awaiting the new
communication tool for IRWA.