Congressional Liaisons Committee

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

  1. Acknowledge and promote the political influence those working in the title industry have as voters, volunteers, job creators and leaders in their communities.
  2. Encourage title professionals to play a direct role in educating Members of Congress about issues important to the industry.
  3. Identify a national network of title professionals willing to leverage personal relationships with federal elected officials and their staff for the benefit of the title industry.
  4. Conduct training and provide materials on how to effectively communicate ALTA's legislative priorities with lawmakers.
  5. Create opportunities for individuals to interact in-person with Members of Congress.


Frank McGovern Esq., CLTP

VP, Northeast Regional Counsel
Title Resources Guaranty Company
Springfield, PA

Vice Chair

Cecelia Adams

RSI Title, LLC
Rockville, MD


Robin Aberasturi ITP, NTP

SVP Compliance
Alliance Title & Escrow, LLC
Boise, ID

AnnMarie Arens

Midwest Regional Sales Manager
Westcor Land Title Insurance Co.
Overland Park, KS

James L. Breaux

Lewis Title Company, Inc.
New Orleans, LA

Patrick Buell

Vice President
The Title Company
Fargo, ND

Timothy F. Cain

Managing Member
Access Title Agency, LLC
Raleigh, NC

Charles C Cain

SVP-National Agency Division
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL

Jeff DeGood

Head of National Agency Services
First American Title Insurance Co
Santa Ana, CA

Laura Dishman

Grand River Abstract & Title Company
Jay, OK

Charles H. Gray

Vice President
Surety Land Title, Inc.
Mobile, AL

Nick Hacker

The Title Team
Bismarck, ND

Thomas R. Klein

National Independent Agency Solutions, LLC
Midlothian, VA

Mark A. Ladd

VP-Regulatory & Industry Affairs
Atlanta, GA

Marianne Mathieu NTP

VP/National Agency Accounts
Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
Jacksonville, FL

Jeffrey F McEvoy

Attorney / Managing Member
Home Surety Title and Escrow, LLC
Memphis, TN

Christopher J. Montalbano

Pilgrim Title Insurance Co.
East Providence, RI

Patricia A Moser

Alachua Title Services, LLC
Alachua, FL

Thomas Peck

Operations Assistant, Compliance
AmTrust Title Insurance Company
New York, NY

Dawn Pereyo

Regional Manager, Westcor
Westcor Land Title Insurance Co. - New York Regional Office
Melville, NY

Brian Phillips

Vice President
WFG National Title Company
San Antonio, TX

Deborah L Scott NTP, TPN

Commercial Title Manager
Deborah Scott
Omaha, NE

Dillon Shea

Managing Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Omaha, NE

Sylvia A. Smith-Turk

Division President
Stewart Title Company
Reno, NV

Kara Lynn Stachel Esq.

Underwriting Counsel
First American Title Insurance Company
Santa Ana, CA

DeAnna Stancanelli

Vice President
National Granite Title Insurance Agency, Inc.
New City, NY

John H. Stauffer

Title Midwest, Inc.
Fairway, KS

Andrea Weber

Director of Client Services
Richmond, VA

Richard H. Welshons NTP

Twin Cities Manager
The Title Team and DCA Title
Hastings, MN


Leah Shimp Vass

Director of Grassroots & Political Affairs
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC