Congressional Liaisons Committee

The purpose and scope of work of this committee is to:


  1. Acknowledge and promote the political influence those working in the title industry have as voters, volunteers, job creators and leaders in their communities.

  2. Encourage title professionals to play a direct role in educating Members of Congress about issues important to the industry.

  3. Identify a national network of title professionals willing to leverage personal relationships with federal elected officials and their staff for the benefit of the title industry.

  4. Conduct training and provide materials on how to effectively communicate ALTA's legislative priorities with lawmakers.

  5. Create opportunities for individuals to interact in-person with Members of Congress.


Chair

Sylvia A. Smith-Turk

President
Western Title Company, LLC - Main/Kietzke Branch
Reno, NV

Member

Robin Aberasturi, ITP, NTP

SVP Corp Escrow Svcs/Compliance
Alliance Title & Escrow, LLC
Boise, ID

Ellye Aull

Compliance & Regulatory Counsel
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL


Bill Burding, NTP

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

Charles C Cain

SVP-National Agency Division
FNF Family of Companies
Lombard, IL


Mohamed Choumil

CEO
ATG Title, Inc.
Fairfax, VA

Jeff DeGood

National Agency Division Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co
Santa Ana, CA


Charles H. Gray

Vice President
Surety Land Title, Inc.
Mobile, AL

Mark A. Ladd

VP-Regulatory & Industry Affairs
Simplifile, LC
Provo, UT


Marianne Mathieu, NTP

VP/National Agency Accounts
Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
Jacksonville, FL

Jeffrey F McEvoy

Attorney / Managing Member
Home Surety Title and Escrow, LLC
Memphis, TN


Patricia A Moser

Manager/Owner
Alachua Title Services, LLC
Alachua, FL

Maureen Pfaff, NTP, WTP

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


Deborah L Scott, NTP, TPN

Commercial Title Manager
Nebraska Title Company
Omaha, NE

Brian W. Thompson, Esq.

Director
Jackson & Campbell, PC
Washington, DC


John A. Voso, NTP

Senior VP
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Staff

Leah Shimp Vass

Director of Grassroots & Political Affairs
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC