Executive Board

President | Marnie Prock | president@irwachapter27.org

Marnie Prock is a senior paralegal in the Municipal Law practice group of Best Best & Krieger LLP. She has more than 26 years of legal experience working on cases that involve public agencies, private companies and individuals. She works on complex projects for BB&K's 8 California offices and the Washington, D.C. office. Marnie's experience includes complex eminent domain actions involving acquisitions for a myriad of large public projects, such as airports, levee improvements, freeways/highways/roadways, billboards, parkland, sewer and water easements, bridges and other public improvements. She is able to coordinate and organize multiple owner, tenant and parcel projects, including actions filed across multiple counties. In recent years her practice has shifted to real estate and development matters, title insurance litigation and telecommunications. In this capacity, she assists with title searches, analyzing title exceptions and defects, drafting acquisition agreements, leases, conservation easements, and property exchange agreements. In addition, she has a vast knowledge of land use, zoning and entitlement processes across California. She also applies for and manages several clients' property tax exemption filings.

Vice President | Sarah Williams, RWA | vicepresident@irwachapter27.org

Sarah Williams joined the IRWA in 2016 and is an active member of the Young Professionals Committee, she currently serves as the Region 1 Co-Chair, Chapter 27 Vice President, was awarded Young Professional of the Year at the Region level in 2018 and was a finalist for the International Young Professional of the Year in 2018. Sarah has 15 years of combined experience between residential Real Estate and Right of Way. Sarah earned her Bachelor's Degree from CSU, Sacramento majoring in Criminal Justice. She earned her California Real Estate Salesperson's license in 2017. As a Right of Way Agent for Interwest Consulting Group, Sarah has performed acquisition tasks on a variety of projects, including transportation, infrastructure, water, bridge, and affordable housing. These projects have enabled her to learn about various right of way processes, including partial acquisitions, full takes, relocation services, and conservation easements.

Treasurer | Fred Arnold | treasurer@irwachapter27.org

Mr. Arnold’s professional career started in Education in San Diego CA, (San Diego Unified School District and San Diego County Department of Education), his career includes positions in Economic Development and Public Finance, with the (Cities of Imperial Beach, as Finance Director/Treasurer and City of San Diego Redevelopment Agency, Southeast Economic Development Corporation/SEDC Finance Manager) and Public Transportation, with (San Francisco Bay Area Transit District-BART, Parsons Brinckerhoff Engineering Construction Services,Inc., Sacramento Regional Transit District as Director of Real Estate. Briggs Field Services Inc., as Sr. Project Manager providing Real Estate Acquisition Consultant services to California High Speed Rail Authority. Mr. Arnold is presently retired but still serves as entrepreneur, business owner, coach and mentor for numerous start-up businesses, non-profits, churches and associations. Mr. Arnold joined IRWA Chapter 27 as the Treasurer in 2020.

Secretary | Kristin Stout | secretary@irwachapter27.org

Kristin Stout has over 20 years of experience in environmental consulting. Kristin currently serves as Environmental Department Manager for Terracon Consultants, Inc. in the Sacramento office, responsible for the execution of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), regulatory agency coordination, and the review of environmental documents. Kristin is a primary resource and project manager of all aspects of Phase I ESAs and Initial Site Assessments (ISAs), including site inspection, photographic documentation, background, and historical research to determine the potential for impact from hazardous materials on soil and groundwater at the property sites. In addition, she serves as liaison and environmental coordinator for a number of public agencies, as well as many Caltrans projects and numerous school districts. These relationships also require Ms. Stout to work closely with the regulatory agencies involved in the projects. Kristin is also very experienced in Phase II ESAs, Site Investigations, asbestos and lead-based paint surveys, Aerially Deposited Lead (ADL) Surveys, groundwater monitoring reports, and underground storage tank (UST) removals and closures. Kristin was previously associated with Chapter 57 in Southern California but is currently serving as Chapter 27's Secretary.