ALTA Representatives, A&A Section
Richard H. WelshonsPresident
1250 N Frontage Rd
Hastings, MN 55033-1519
Richard Welshons began his career in the title insurance industry in 1984 when he joined Dakota
County Abstract Company (n.k.a. DCA Title), a privately held company established in 1957 by
Richard?s father, Paul, and grandfather, Amos. He was named president of the company in 1989 upon the retirement of his father. Richard and his brother Dave currently own and run the company.
In addition to being a member of ALTA?s Board of Governors, Welshons serves on the Abstracters and Title Insurance Agents Section Executive Committee, is the chair of the State Legislative/Regulatory Action Committee and serves on the Government Affairs Committee.
Welshons has served on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Land Title Association continuously since 1997 and served as its president from 2001-2002 and as its secretary/treasurer from 2003 to the present. Having served on various MLTA committees, he currently serves as a director of the association?s Political Action Committee and is a member of the Membership, Public Relations, Membership and Technology committees.
Active in his local community, Welshons served on the Board of Directors of the Hastings Area
Chamber of Commerce for six years and was its president from 2000-2001. He served for six years on the Board of Directors of the Hastings Area YMCA and has served on the Board of Directors of the Hastings Public School Foundation since 2012. He was elected president of the association in 2013 and continues in that position today. He has served on many other community committees, boards and city commissions throughout the years.