Aimie Mims Installed as International IRWA President
Aimie Mims, HDR’s right of way section manager, has been installed as international president of the International Right of Way Association. As president, she oversees the association’s business globally and works to uphold the association’s purpose of improving people’s lives through infrastructure development.
Mims has been active in IRWA since 2010. On the international level, she's served as president-elect, vice president, secretary and treasurer, and held a position on the nominations and elections committee. Mims also served as president-elect of IRWA’s Minnesota chapter in 2015 and she’s been actively involved in IRWA’s Young Professionals group.
Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mims has 16 years of industry-related experience, including five and a half years at HDR. She has broad experience in the full complement of land rights tasks associated with infrastructure and energy-corridor projects and has worked on a variety of projects including power, renewable energy and transportation.
Prior to joining HDR, Mims was with Xcel Energy as a siting and land rights associate, Westwood Professional Services as a siting and land rights specialist, and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guyana, South America.
Mims holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Minnesota, Morris, and a Master of Arts degree in international studies and conflict resolution from the University of Denver. She is a registered senior right of way professional by IRWA and is certified by IRWA in negotiation and acquisition, and asset management.