Native American Lands Work Group

The purpose and scope of work of this work group 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 JH Aparo NTP

Director of National Sales
reQuire, LLC
Virginia Beach, VA


Jean Bailey

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

Katherine Brownell

Agent-in-Charge
Shemtov Title
Cape Coral, FL


Dan Buchanan

Senior Title Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co
Santa Ana, CA

Jonathan Buss

Sr Division Underwriting Counsel
First American Title Insurance Company
Salt Lake City, UT


Michael J Cantrell OKTP

Operations Manager
Wagoner County Abstract Company, LLC
Wagoner, OK

Paul C. Cozzi

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


Edward C. Eastman Jr.

Executive Director
New Jersey Land Title Association
Freehold, NJ

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
Meridian, ID

Paul L. Hammann

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


Chad L. Hansen

Regulatory/Compliance Counsel
First National Title Insurance Company
Plano, TX

Warren Hill

Vice President
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Albuquerque, NM


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)
Sunrise, FL


Jennifer S Jones

Oklahoma State Underwriting Counsel, Direct Division
First American Title Insurance Company
Oklahoma City, OK

Rolf A Lindberg

Senior Underwriter
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Bloomington, MN


Orlando Lucero

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

Randy Paslay

Reg. UW
First American Title Insurance Co
Santa Ana, CA


Tim L. Pearson NTP

Division Manager
Orange Coast Title Company
Ontario, CA

Megan Powell

Commercial Underwriter
First American Title Insurance Company
Seattle, WA


Brian Reilly

Brand Manager
CATIC
Rocky Hill, CT

Sam Shiel

VP, National Underwriting Cnsl
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Chicago, IL


Craig Trummel

WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, OR

Matt Veldey

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


Philip N. Webb

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

Bill Wooten

Vice Pres
Fidelity National Title
Albuquerque, NM


Staff

Emily Tryon

Senior Director of Public Policy & Government Affairs
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC