Forms Committee, Title Insurance

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


  1. Review, from time to time, the ALTA approved title insurance forms.

  2. Recommend new forms or revisions of existing forms to keep title insurance coverage responsive to the needs of insureds and the industry and consistent with requirements of supervisory authorities.

  3. Confer with representatives of insureds and supervisory authorities for the purpose of accomplishing the above objectives.


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Chair

James L. Gosdin

Sr. VP, Chief UW Counsel
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
1980 Post Oak Blvd
Ste 800
Houston, TX   77056-3826
Phone: 713-625-8228
Fax: 713-629-2248
E-mail: jgosdin@stewart.com

Vice Chair

Paul L. Hammann

Sr.V.P. & Chief Title Cnsl.
First American Title Insurance Co
612 Harrison St
Ste 100
Sumner, WA   98390-1113
Phone: 253-299-3999
Fax: 866-352-0676
E-mail: phammann@firstam.com

Jennifer Wootton

VP
Fidelity National Title Group
601 Riverside Ave
Bldg 5
Jacksonville, FL   32204-2945
Phone: 904-701-6365
Fax: 904-357-1008

Members

Michael Aiken

SVP - Compliance Officer
Investors Title Insurance Company
Chapel Hill, NC

Jonathan S. Anderson

Chief Underwriting Counsel
CATIC
Rocky Hill, CT

Marvin N. Bagwell

VP, Chief New York Counsel
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Westbury, NY


Robert S. Bozarth

V.P. & Sr. Undwrtg. Cnsl.
Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
Jacksonville, FL

Jerry T. Gorman

Sr. Vice-President
Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.
Champaign, IL

Charles D. Hoyum

Chief Underwriting Counsel
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company - Central Title Group Ops.
Minneapolis, MN


Marsha D. Laner

Sr. VP/Reg. UW Counsel
Stewart Title Company
Kansas City, MO

Philip N. Webb

Deputy Director of Underwriting
First American Title Insurance Co (Agency Division)
Santa Ana, CA

Steven H. Winkler

EVP/Chief Underwriting Counsel
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, OR


Advisors

Dwight A. Bickel

Regional Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Seattle, WA

Richard Bramhall

Chief Underwriting Counsel
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Charlotte, NC

Donald Cole

SVP
Fidelity National Title Group
Jacksonville, FL


Justin Lischak Earley

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

David E. Ewan

Underwriting Counsel
Westcor Land Title Insurance Co. - New Jersey Regional Office
Shrewsbury, NJ

Chad L. Hansen

National Underwriting Counsel
Old Republic National Title Ins. Co. - MN/ND/SD/WI Agency Operations
Tampa, FL


Philip Holtsberg

VP & Sr. Underwriting Counsel
North American Title Insurance Company
Pembroke Pines, FL

Ken R. Jannen

VP - Sr. U/W Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co
Sunrise, FL

Robert Noce

Associate General Counsel
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MO


James C. Russick

Counsel
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Samuel D. Shellhaas

SVP, Nat. Underwriting Counsel
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Dublin, OH

R. Michael Smith

National Agency Counsel
AmTrust Title Insurance Company
Portsmouth, VA


Jeffry Stein

Regional Counsel Florida and SE
Alliant National Title Insurance Company, Inc.
Oviedo, FL

John T. Updegraff Jr.

SVP General Counsel, Central Div
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Frisco, TX

Matt Veldey

Commercial Underwriting Attorney
Iowa Title Guaranty
Des Moines, IA


Staff

Kelly L. Romeo CAE

Vice President
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x224
Fax: 202-223-5843
E-mail: kelly@alta.org