Leslie Beaird

Leslie Beaird, SR/WA, R/W-RAC

Manager, Right of Way Operations, Pacific Northwest

Licensed Broker in Washington

Leslie Beaird manages and oversees right of way operations in Tierra's Seattle-based Pacific Northwest branch. Ms. Beaird has been in the right of way profession for nearly 20 years, 15 of which she spent in the Real Estate Services division of the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Her daily focus at Tierra is on business development, marketing, project management, certification, and completing projects to the standards and regulations set forth by the Federal Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act (the Uniform Act).

Ms. Beaird is an expert in right of way and easement acquisition and relocation assistance. She has long served in educational roles, providing specialized training for public agencies, their staff, and consultants. Ms. Beaird currently serves as Leader of the International Right of Way Association's (IRWA's) Relocation Community of Practice and is a certified instructor for IRWA relocation courses. She is the immediate Past President of the IRWA's Puget Sound Chapter 4 and was named Chapter Professional of the Year in 2014.

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