National Title Professional Program Council

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

  1. Manage the governance, eligibility requirements, and the composition of the NTP Program.

  2. Recommend changes to the NTP Program's policies and procedures to the Board.

  3. Suggest additions and updates to the educational products offered by ALTA's Land Title Institute to the Education Committee.

  4. Review NTP candidate recommendations from the ALTA Staff, review applications and supplemental materials, and award designation.


Shari K. Foster CTIP, NTP

VP/Dir of Education & Training
Fidelity National Title Group
1314 Clearfork St
Lockhart, TX   78644-2962
Phone: 214-303-5355

Board Representative

Cynthia D. Blair NTP

Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC
Columbia, SC

Chair of the Education Committ

Eric M. Schneider NTP

Title Group Manager
Lakeside Title Company
Columbia, MD

Agents & Abstracters Section R

Paula J. Bachmeier NTP

North Dakota Guaranty & Title Co. - Minot
Minot, ND

Underwriters Section Represent

David Townsend NTP

President, CEO
Agents National Title Insurance Co.
Columbia, MO

One Year Term

Joseph A. Grabas CTP, NTP

Grabas Institute for Continuing Education
Wall Township, NJ

Sarah M. Sutton CLTP, NTP

Education Provider FNTG
Fidelity National Title Group
Fife Lake, MI

Two Year Term

Cara L. Detring NTP

Preferred Land Title, LLC
Farmington, MO

Danielle L. Kaiser NTP

Regional Underwriting Counsel
North American Title Insurance Company
Miami, FL


Deirdre Green

Education & Research Manager
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x232
Fax: 202-223-5843

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

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