Data Privacy Work Group

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


Nicole Booth

EVP, Public Affairs
Notarize, Inc.
Boston, MA

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

Lisa Cornehl

First American Title Insurance Company
Santa Ana, CA

Aaron Day

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

Michelle Ann Epley

SVP, Regulatory Compliance
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, OR

Mary French

Assistant General Counsel
Mother Lode Holding Company
Roseville, CA

Randy M. Lee

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

Tyler Newlon

Digital Strategy Implementer
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
Washington, DC

Craig Page

EVP & Counsel
California Land Title Association
Sacramento, CA

Brian Phillips

Western Regional Manager
First National Title Insurance Company
Plano, TX

Sylvia A. Smith-Turk

Stewart Title Company - Kietzke
Reno, NV

Chris H St. John KTP, NTP

Lawyers Title of Kansas, Inc.
Topeka, KS

Eric Swarthout

Thoroughbred Title Services
Rye Brook, NY

Steve Tjaden

SVP, Chief Privacy Officer
Old Republic Title Co.
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
Concord, CA


Elizabeth Blosser

Vice President of Government Affairs
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC