International Public Agency Committee


Mr. Matthew D. Harris, SR/WA, R/W-RAC

Mr. Matthew D. Harris, SR/WA, R/W-RAC
ROW Officer - District 3
Mississippi Department of Transportation
453 Smith Carr Road
Canton, MS 39046

Phone: 601-946-7459


Vice Chair

Mr. Conner McDonald, SR/WA

Mr. Conner McDonald, SR/WA
Right-of-Way Specialist
Bender Rosenthal, Inc.
PO Box 1256
Davis, CA 95617

Phone: (916)978-4900


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Mission Statement

The mission of the International Public Agency Committee is to provide advice and assistance to the Association on matters related to management, operations and policies, of International Public Agencies. (IPAs) It shall cooperate with the International Liaison Committee in all interagency or legislative activities and shall keep other industry committees informed.

The functions of this committee shall be as follows:

  • It shall study and report on concepts, practices, policies and procedures relating to the acquisition, management and disposition of real property, or interests in real property, for public use or benefit, and for whatever purpose.
  • It shall study and report on concepts, practices and procedures relating to the computerization of record keeping, asset management, interagency contracts and similar subjects of interest to IPAs.
  • It shall promote and encourage persons, schools and other organizations, involved in IPA activities, to participate with it in research and development of policies and procedures relating to the effective function of IPAs.
  • It shall encourage chapters, acting through chapter IPA committees, to participate with it in its studies and in the performance of functions similar to its own, on the local level.
  • It shall review the work and programs of the chapter IPA committee and shall make periodic reports to the International President Elect and the International Executive Vice President on committee activities at the chapter or international levels.

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