Native American Lands Committee

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


  1. Keep ALTA and its members apprised of new developments in the Native American Lands area through ALTA publications and other educational opportunities.

  2. Monitor Native American Lands legislation, regulation, case law, and ongoing litigation to determine its general impact on title insurance and conveyancing and to assist ALTA in developing official positions regarding Native American Lands.

  3. Recommend to the Board of Governors participation of ALTA as amicus curiae in Native American Lands litigation involving issues which might have significant broad effect on the interests of the title insurance and conveyancing industries.

  4. Develop standardized products suited to transactions involving Native American tribes and property.

  5. Establish liaison with Native American tribal and inter-tribal organizations to seek opportunities to work together to improve transactions.


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Chair

Nancy J. Appleby

Appleby Law, PLLC
625 First St
Ste 604
Alexandria, VA   22314-1511
Phone: 703-837-0001
Fax: 703-997-4868
E-mail: nancy@applebylawpllc.com

Members

Branden G. Allen

Underwriting Counsel
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Linda J. Aparo NTP

Director of Sales and Marketing
reQuire, LLC
Virginia Beach, VA

Robert S. Bozarth

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


Lin Brasier

Regional Counsel
Alliant National Title Insurance Company, Inc.
Longmont, CO

Dan Buchanan

Senior Title Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co (Corporate Title)
Santa Ana, CA

Jonathan Buss

Sr Division Underwriting Counsel
First American Title Insurance Company (National Commercial Services)
Salt Lake City, UT


Michael J. Cantrell OKTP

Operations Manager
Wagoner County Abstract Company, LLC
Wagoner, OK

Edward C. Eastman Jr.

Executive Director
New Jersey Land Title Association
Freehold, NJ

Nancy C. Farrell

President
Venture Title Agency, Inc.
Patchogue, NY


James L. Gosdin

Sr. VP, Chief UW Counsel
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Cindy Guanell ITP, NTP

Regional Underwriting Director
First American Title Insurance Co (Agency Division)
Meridian, ID

Paul L. Hammann

Sr.V.P. & Chief Title Cnsl.
First American Title Insurance Co. (Corporate Title)
Sumner, WA


Chad L. Hansen

National Underwriting Counsel
Old Republic National Title Ins. Co.
Tampa, FL

Warren Hill

Vice President
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Albuquerque, NM

Dean G. Hoag Jr.

President
Community Title Co.
Overland Park, KS


Sean Holland

Regional Underwriting Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co. (Direct Division)
Seattle, WA

Ken R. Jannen

VP - Sr. U/W Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co. (Corporate Title)
Parkland, FL

Rolf A. Lindberg

Senior Underwriter
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Bloomington, MN


Orlando Lucero

VP/NM State Underwriting Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Albuquerque, NM

Ann Marie Malave

Underwriting Counsel
North American Title Insurance Company - Western Region Main Office
Overland Park, KS

Terese A. McDermott

Attorney
Liberty Title Agency, Inc.
Birmingham, MI


Megan Powell

Commercial Underwriter
First American Title Insurance Company
Seattle, WA

Zachary A. Ruroden NTP

President
Fritcher Abstract Company, Inc.
Storm Lake, IA

Matt Veldey

Commercial Underwriting Attorney
Iowa Title Guaranty, A Division of Iowa Finance Authority
Des Moines, IA


Philip N. Webb

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

Bill Wooten

Vice Pres
Fidelity National Title of New Mexico, Inc.
Albuquerque, NM

Staff

Justin B. Ailes

Senior Vice President of Policy
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x215
Fax: 202-223-5843
E-mail: jailes@alta.org