Research Committee

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


  1. Collect data pertaining to, and report on, the organizational and financial characteristics of ALTA member title industry abstracters and agents.

  2. Promote the general welfare and professional growth of title industry abstracters and agents.

  3. Survey the ALTA membership on topics suggested by the ALTA officers and staff.

  4. Undertake any special studies of the Abstracter-Agent Section of the ALTA that are required by other ALTA committees, and/or the ALTA officers and staff.


Chair

Tim E. Evans OLTP, NTP

President
Evans Title Agency, Inc.
1471 S Market St
P.O. Box 278
Troy, OH   45373-4184
Phone: 937-669-3826 x202
Fax: 937-669-0585
E-mail: tevans@evanstitle.com

Members

Karen R. Brown

President
Boone Central Title Company
Columbia, MO

Jewell Carr

Escrow Officer/LPO
Chicago Title Company of Washington
Kirkland, WA

Cara L. Detring NTP

President
Preferred Land Title, LLC
Farmington, MO


Mary Jo Edmiston NTP

Executive V.P.
Boone Central Title Company
Columbia, MO

Wendy Ethen

President
Guaranty Commercial Title, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN

John D. Haviland

President
South Ridge Abstract & Title Co.
Sebring, FL


Carolyn Hoyer-Abbinante

President
Wisconsin Title Service Company, Inc.
Waukesha, WI

Brad Jones MTP, NTP

President
Secured Title of Kansas City, LLC
Lees Summit, MO

Deb Karlson

Commercial Title Officer
First American Title Insurance Company National Commercial Services
Minneapolis, MN


Carol J. Kirby NTP

Vice President of Operations
Title Financial Corporation
Blackfoot, ID

Thomas G. Low

V.P. & Mgr. Underwriting
TitleCore National, LLC
Omaha, NE

Christie McDonnell

Chief Strategy Officer
McDonnell & Associates, PA
Columbia, SC


Edward G. McDonnell

Managing Partner
McDonnell & Associates, PA
Columbia, SC

Daniel D. Mennenoh ITP, NTP

President
H.B. Wilkinson Title Company, Inc.
Galena, IL

Tim L. Pearson NTP

Division Manager
Orange Coast Title Company
Ontario, CA


Frank Pellegrini

President
Prairie Title Services, Inc.
Oak Park, IL

Richard M. Reass

CEO/Founder
Segin Systems, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA

Betty Sagatelian

President
Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY


Mary Schuster

Chief Product Officer
RamQuest, Inc.
Plano, TX

Lisa M. Steele

Executive Vice President
Mother Lode Holding Company
Roseville, CA

Staff

Deirdre Green

Director of Professional Development
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x232
Fax: 202-223-5843
E-mail: dgreen@alta.org