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
Alexandria, VA

Members

Branden G. Allen

Underwriting Counsel
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Linda J. Aparo NTP

National Director of Sales
reQuire, LLC
Virginia Beach, VA


Lin Brasier


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
Puyallup, WA

Chad L. Hansen

Midwest/Mountain Reg Und Cnsl
North American Title Company - Minnesota Division Main Office
Bloomington, MN


Warren Hill

Vice President
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Albuquerque, NM

Dean G. Hoag Jr.

President
Community Title
Overland Park, KS


Sean Holland

VP & Underwriting Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Seattle, WA

Ken R. Jannen

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


Marsha D. Laner

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

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

Claims 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

Dana Stanfield

SBA Operations Manager
William R. Huseman, P.A.
Jacksonville, FL


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

Emily Tryon

Director of Policy
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC