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ALTA Board and Governance

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ALTA Board of Governors

2015 - 2016 Board of Governors
The 2015 - 2016 Board of Governors


    John M. Hollenbeck NTP
Executive Vice President
First American Title Insurance Company
1 First American Way
Santa Ana, CA   92707-5913
Phone: 800-854-3643
Fax: 714-800-3355

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    Daniel D. Mennenoh ITP
H.B. Wilkinson Title Company, Inc.
321 N Bench St
PO Box 215
Galena, IL   61036-1809
Phone: 815-777-3318
Fax: 815-777-1754

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    Steven G. Day
Executive Vice President
Fidelity National Title Group
601 Riverside Ave
# BV-7
Jacksonville, FL   32204-2901
Phone: 904-854-8131
Fax: 904-357-1029

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Chair, Finance Committee

    Jack Rattikin III
Pres & Chief Executive Officer
Rattikin Title Company
201 Main St
Ste 800
Fort Worth, TX   76102-3132
Phone: 817-332-1171 x320
Fax: 817-882-9886

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Chair, A&A Section

    Cynthia D. Blair NTP
Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC
PO Box 123
700 Huger St, Ste 102
Columbia, SC   29202-0123
Phone: 803-400-8600
Fax: 803-728-3100

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Chair, Und Section

    Stewart Morris Jr.
Vice Chairman
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
1980 Post Oak Blvd
Ste 800
Houston, TX   77056-3826
Phone: 713-625-8001
Fax: 800-304-5179

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Representatives, A&A Section

    William Burding Jr.
EVP/General Counsel
Orange Coast Title Company of Southern California
640 N Tustin Ave
Ste 106
Santa Ana, CA   92705-3731
Phone: 714-558-2836

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    Richard H. Welshons
DCA Title
1250 N Frontage Rd
Hastings, MN   55033-1519
Phone: 651-304-3501
Fax: 651-437-6937

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Representatives, Und Section

    Mary O'Donnell
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
875 Concourse Pkwy S
Ste 200
Maitland, FL   32751-6117
Phone: 407-629-5842
Fax: 407-629-0400

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    Daniel M. Wold
General Counsel
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 2nd Ave S
Ste 900
Minneapolis, MN   55401-2406
Phone: 612-371-3802
Fax: 612-371-1124

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Immediate Past President

    Diane Evans NTP
Vice President
Land Title Guarantee Co.
3033 E 1st Ave
Ste 600
Denver, CO   80206-5620
Phone: 303-331-6264
Fax: 303-321-5794

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    Michelle L. Korsmo
Chief Executive Officer
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x335
Fax: 202-223-5843

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ALTA Governance: Bylaws & Mission

The ALTA Bylaws set out the structure and governance of the American Land Title Association. Article II of the Bylaws sets out the Objects and Purposes of the Association and this remains our mission today:

The objects and purposes of the Association are these:

  • To promote the safe and efficient transfer of ownership of, and interest in, real property within the free enterprise system.
  • To provide information and education to consumers; to those who regulate, supervise, or enact legislation affecting the land title industry; to its members; and to affiliated state, district, territorial, provincial, regional, and international associations.
  • To maintain liaison with users of the products and services provided by its members and with government.
  • To maintain professional standards and ethics.
  • To provide assistance to affiliated associations.

Questions Or Suggestions?

If you need more information or assistance, please contact ALTA Staff at or 800-787-ALTA.

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American Land Title Association
1800 M Street, NW, Suite 300S
Washington, D.C. 20036-5828
P. 202.296.3671 F. 202.223.5843
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