Kevin D. Shea, SR/WA, R/W-AC is the Chief Appraiser for Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) where he has review, appraisal and consultation duties. WAPA provides electrical power and transmission over a 15-state region. Kevin is a Certified General Appraiser and also owns Shea Appraisal Company LLC in Arvada, Colorado. He has over 35 years of experience in appraisal, real estate sales and acquisition in the private and public sectors. Appraisal experience includes condemnation, conservation, public acquisition, estate valuations, federal land trades as well as appraisal and document review. He has reviewed over 500 appraisals for compliance with UASFLA, USPAP, Treasury Regulations, and Colorado statutes. Kevin is a member of the Credentialing Committee for the International Right of Way Association (IRWA), the 2010 Denver Chapter Professional of the Year and the 2014 Region 9 Professional of the Year for IRWA. He recently achieved the R/W-AC certification from IRWA which recognizes appraisal expertise in the Right of Way and eminent domain arenas.