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
333 N Fairfax St
Ste 302
Alexandria, VA   22314-2632
Phone: 703-837-0001
Fax: 703-997-4868
E-mail: nancy@applebylawpllc.com

Members

Craig Adams

Attorney
Northwest Title, LLC dba NexTitle
Bellevue, WA

Linda J. Aparo NTP

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

Marjorie R. Bardwell

Director-Underwriting Services
Fidelity National Title Group
Jacksonville, FL


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

Sr. Division Underwriter
First American Title Insurance Co (Agency Division)
Santa Ana, CA


Jonathan Buss

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

Paul C. Cozzi

V.P. & Sr. Underwriting Counsel
Chicago Title Insurance Company
Jacksonville, FL

Edward C. Eastman Jr.

Executive Director
New Jersey Land Title Association
Freehold, NJ


Dana Grutchfield

VP-National Underwriting Counsel
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Cindy Guanell ITP, NTP

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

Paul L. Hammann

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


Warren Hill

Vice President
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Albuquerque, NM

Ken R. Jannen

VP - Sr. U/W Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co
Sunrise, 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
Fidelity National Title Group - Central States Agency Office
Overland Park, KS

Terese A. McDermott

Attorney
Liberty Title Agency, Inc.
Birmingham, MI


Megan Powell

Commercial Agency Underwriter
First American Title Insurance Co (Agency Division)
Seattle, WA

Matt Veldey

Commercial Underwriting Attorney
Iowa Title Guaranty
Des Moines, IA

Bill Wooten

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


Jack R. Zachow

Senior Vice President
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

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