PitROWGroup, Now IRWA Chapter 88, Serving PA, WV, Ohio

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For the advancement of Right-of-Way Professionals

About Us - Recent NEWS!

Join IRWA Chapter 88

"Three Rivers Chapter"

We're excited that IRWA Chapter 88 is now a full IRWA Chapter!

Now is the time to switch from your current chapter or Member At-Large over to making 88 your main chapter.

IRWA HeadQuarters has provided the Membership Transfer Form which each member will need to complete and return. Please fill out, sign, and email to (if you won't mind please "CC" us at when returning the form).

(Click on Membership Transfer Form to Download)

From the Executive Board of Chapter 88

IRWA Chapter 88 (Three Rivers Chapter)  

Phone: 724-249-6190

Email: - Website:

  International Right of Way Association - We improve people's quality of life through infrastructure development.

Please join the IRWA Chapter 88

"Three Rivers Chapter"

About Us

The Pittsburgh Right of Way Group (PIT ROW Group) is a network of land professionals, for those in the tri-state area working in Oil & Gas, Electric & Utilities, Telecommunications and Transportation. This includes, but not limited to, Acquisition, Construction, Engineering, Environmental, GIS Mapping, Inspection, Legal, Permitting, Production, Safety, Survey & Title. We believe having a greater understanding of each component involved in a project will deliver a better product. Come share your knowledge and experience, network with others across the different specialist and enjoy a good lunch.

Our History:  The group was established in August of 2017, our goal is to have IRWA presence in the Pittsburgh region. Membership in the IRWA isn't required to participate in the group, but it is encouraged (for more information on the IRWA visit

The PIT ROW Group meets the second Tuesday of each for a lunch and learn, featuring a monthly guest speaker. Speakers typically present a topic for about 15-20 minutes and then we open up the floor for questions and discussion. Luncheons are held in the Southpointe area, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Keeping in the Know - Calendar listing

Click here for a Comprehensive Calendar of Industry Events and Educational Classes/Seminars:
ONG MarketPlace and PITROW Group have put together a comprehensive list of  industry events is a google calendar, we hope this will assist you to stay in the know and network with others If we missed an event please let us know, we would be happy to add them.
IRWA has canceled the International Education Conference that was scheduled for June 21-24, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN

Here are the Officers and Committees for the chapter:
Officer Appointments:
President: Jonny Garner
Vice President: Aaron Rohlfing
Treasurer: Alex McElroy
Secretary: Grant Stetz

Director 1: Ken Davis
Director 2: Harry Heinbaugh
Committee Chairs:
Education Chair: Mark Smeltzer, Jr., w/Ryan Pankiewicz & Beth Minear
Elections Chair: Mark Acree w/Michele Martin & Bruce Dawley
Professional Development Chair: Phil Khoury w/Frank Domenico & ____________
Membership Chair: Travis Powell w/_____________ & ______________
Social Media Chair: Michele Martin
Webmaster: C. Zane Keslar
Group Founder: Ryan Pankiewicz
Want to be a Speaker at one our Monthly Luncheons? Please contact Aaron Rohlfing

Monthly Speaker Lunch Sponsor:
Many Thanks to Lawrence Edelstein
of MW Gary and Associates, LLC for Sponsoring this Luncheon!

Events Calendar Sponsor:
Tom Foster of OG Directory is now assisting us with updating the calendar of industry events.

Interested in being a Sponsor of PITROW Group?
Please Contact Aaron Rohlfing to discuss sponsorship opportunities!

Unique Visits


Upcoming 2022 Dates, Topics, and Speakers:

January 11th - Ryan Fairbanks, RPL of Land Runner, Inc. Topic: "7-Skills for Land Professionals to Prepare for Your Next Pivot."

February 8th - David Barraza of Tierra Right of Way Services, Ltd. Topic: "Recognizing Potential Environmental Risks for Property Acquisition"

March 8th - TBA: Call for Speaker

April 12th - TBA: Call for Speaker

May 10th -TBA: Call for Speaker

June 14th -TBA: Call for Speaker