Board of Governors

The ALTA Board of Governors is responsible for setting overall policy for the Association, including government affairs positions, and for overseeing the fiscal condition and professional staff of the ALTA. The Board has eleven members and is divided between abstracter/title agent and title insurer representatives, with the Section of the President having five members and the other Section having six. Each year, the majority shifts between sections, although most Board votes tend to be unanimous.

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Bill Burding NTP

EVP/General Counsel
Orange Coast Title Company
Santa Ana, CA


Daniel M. Wold

Executive Vice President
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company - Central Title Group Ops.
Minneapolis, MN


David Townsend MTP, NTP

President, CEO
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MO

Chair, Finance Committee

Richard H. Welshons

DCA Title
Hastings, MN

Chair, A&A Section

Jack Rattikin III

Pres & Chief Executive Officer
Rattikin Title Company
Fort Worth, TX

Chair, Und Section

Don Kennedy

SVP, National Agency Division
First American Title Insurance Company
Santa Ana, CA

Representatives, A&A Section

Maureen Pfaff NTP, WTP

President / CEO
Olympic Peninsula Title Co.
Port Angeles, WA

Quinn H. Stufflebeam

Chief Executive Officer
Title Financial Corporation
Blackfoot, ID

Representatives, Und Section

Tara Smith

Group President, Agency Services
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Robert J. Wineman

Exec.VP, Agency Division Manager
FNF Family of Companies
Livonia, MI

Immediate Past President

Mary O'Donnell

Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Maitland, FL


Cornelia M. Horner CMP

Chief Operating Officer
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC

Diane Tomb

Chief Executive Officer
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC