Data Privacy Task Force

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

  1. Help ALTA members understand the impact of, and comply with if required, comprehensive laws related to data privacy, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), by providing tools and resources.

  2. Develop industry principles regarding federal or state comprehensive data privacy legislation or regulation.

  3. Collaborate with industry partners on data privacy related advocacy efforts.

Co Chair

Samantha Budzyn

Director of Operations
Nexsys Technologies
Detroit, MI

Elizabeth Reilly

VP Senior Privacy Counsel
Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
Jacksonville, FL


Renee Alberty

Senior Counsel
Notarize, Inc.
Boston, MA

William Avant NTP

AVP | Area Counsel
Chicago Title Insurance Company
Birmingham, AL

Jim Blair IV

North Meridian Title & Escrow, LLC
Wenatchee, WA

Randall E. Bradley

Executive Vice President
Mother Lode Holding Company
Roseville, CA

Bill Burding NTP

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

Aaron Day

Dir. of Gov. Affairs & Counsel
Texas Land Title Association
Austin, TX

Justin Lischak Earley

Underwriting Innovation Director
First American Title Insurance Co (Corporate Title Division)
Santa Ana, CA

Michelle A. Epley

Vice President, Compliance
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, OR

Diane Evans NTP

Vice President
Land Title Guarantee Co.
Denver, CO

Alan B. Fields

Director of Underwriting
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Irvine, CA

Jacqueline N. Goralczyk

DeAngelus Goralczyk, PLLC
Halfmoon, NY

William C. Gowen

Vice President
Helena Abstract and Title Company
Helena, MT

Gorkem Kuterdem

SVP & Chief Technology Officer
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, OR

James C. Lamphere

VP, Title and Escrow
HomeServices of America, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN

Randy M. Lee

Sr. V.P. Government Affairs
Randy Lee Public Affairs
Austin, TX

Jamie Levitt

Senior Director InfoSec
First American Title Insurance Company
Santa Ana, CA

Marianne Mathieu NTP

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

Tyler Newlon

Escrow Officer
Pioneer Title Agency, Inc.
Flagstaff, AZ

Pamela O'Brien

Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Michael O'Neal

Vice President-Corp Underwriting
First American Title Insurance Co (Corporate Title Division)
Washington, DC

Craig Page

EVP & Counsel
California Land Title Association
Sacramento, CA

Brian Phillips

Attorneys Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.
Denver, CO

Mary Schuster

Chief Product Officer
RamQuest, Inc.
Plano, TX

Elyce Schweitzer

Regulatory Compliance Officer/VP
Alliant National Title Insurance
Oviedo, FL

Sylvia A. Smith-Turk

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

Chris H. St. John KTP, NTP

Lawyers Title of Kansas, Inc.
Topeka, KS

Steve Tjaden

SVP, Operations Advisor
Old Republic Title Company
Irvine, CA

Robert Treuber

Executive Director
New York State Land Title Association
New York, NY

Sara Valenz

Regional Underwriting Counsel NE
North American Title Insurance Company
Chester, NJ

Elizabeth J. Wysong Berg ITP, NTP

NE Region Underwriting Counsel
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Indianapolis, IN

Liwen Yaacoby

Wymsical Inc
Greenwich, CT


Elizabeth Blosser

Senior Director of Government Affairs
American Land Title Association
White Salmon, WA