Education Committee

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


  1. Evaluate the education needs of the Association, affiliated regional and state title associations, and individual ALTA members and plan activities that will best meet these needs.

  2. Develop LTI/ALTA educational seminars, where appropriate, and present them on a continuing basis.

  3. Assist regional and state title associations in strengthening their educational programs, as requested.

  4. Plan and develop educational materials for members and customer groups.


Chair

Eric M. Schneider NTP

Managing Attorney
Lakeside Title Company
5840 Banneker Rd
Ste 120
Columbia, MD   21044-3165
Phone: 443-539-1349
Fax: 410-992-9409
E-mail: eschneider@lakesidetitle.com

Vice Chair

Cheryl A. Jones

EVP, Chief HR Officer & Communic
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
3000 Bayport Dr
Bayport Plaza
Tampa, FL   33607-8402
Phone: 612-371-3867
Fax: 612-371-1133
E-mail: cjones@oldrepublictitle.com

Members

Ginny H. Abiassi

VP/Reg Underwriting Counsel
North American Title Company
Houston, TX

Ann Marie Arens

SVP, Agency Div.
First American Title Insurance Co (Agency Division)
Maple Grove, MN

Lisa J. Aubrey

VP, NJ State Agency Mngr
Fidelity National Title Group
East Brunswick, NJ


Paula J. Bachmeier NTP

SVP
North Dakota Guaranty & Title Co. - Minot
Minot, ND

Deborah S. Bailey Esq.

Senior Partner
Gilroy Bailey Trumble LLC
Alpharetta, GA

Shenita Baker

Vice President/Agency Consultant
Fidelity National Title Insurance Co.
Franklin, TN


Danielle W. Barr

Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
Louisville, KY

J. Herschel Beard

Owner
Marshall County Abstract Co., LLC
Madill, OK

Judy Blackwell

Title Officer
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
Richmond, VA


Glenn Bradley

Vice President
Westcor Land Title Insurance Co.
Clearwater, FL

John P. Bruce CTIP, NTP

Sr. VP Commercial Escrow
Heritage Title Company of Austin, Inc.
Austin, TX

Ashley Cook

CEO
ZOCCAM
Dallas, TX


Cheryl Cowherd NTP

Senior Underwriting Counsel
Agents National Title Insurance Co.
Columbia, MO

Vincent G. Danzi

SVP, Senior Counsel
First Nationwide Title Agency, LLC
Uniondale, NY

Melani DiGeronimo

Title Officer
Fortune Title Agency, Inc.
Roseland, NJ


Dolores Dios

Action Title Research
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

Polly A. Epting KTP, NTP

Owner & Manager
Coffey County Land Title Co., Inc.
Burlington, KS

Scott Florez

VP, National Agency Services
Alliant National Title Insurance Company, Inc.
Longmont, CO


Shari K. Foster CTIP, NTP

VP/Dir of Education&Training
Fidelity National Title Group
Lockhart, TX

Matthew Froning

SAFE, LLC
Palm Harbor, FL

Monica Gilroy

Managing Partner
Gilroy Bailey Trumble LLC
Alpharetta, GA


Joseph A. Grabas CTP, NTP

Director
Grabas Institute for Continuing Education
Wall Township, NJ

Linda T. Grahovec ITP, IEP, NTP

VP, Comms, Education & Marketing
Fidelity National Title Group
Yorkville, IL

Steve Hargraves

Co-Founder
ShortTrack
Chicago, IL


Victoria Hatin

Project Management
TitleVest Agency, LLC
New York, NY

Lynn Hightower-Moore

Managing Member
Common Bond Title, LLC
Mountain Brk, AL

Valerie Jahn-Grandin

EVP & Chief Underwriting Counsel
North American Title Insurance Company
Miami, FL


Nancy K. Landmark NTP

VP and Senior Title Counsel
Commercial Partners Title, LLC
Minneapolis, MN

Brenda Lehman

Attorney
Lehman Title & Escow LLC
Brentwood, TN

Orlando Lucero

Underwriting Counsel
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Albuquerque, NM


Ann Marie Malave

Associate General Counsel
Kansas Secured Title - Sedgwick County
Wichita, KS

Marianne Mathieu NTP

VP Natl Agency Account Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
Brooklyn, NY

Kelly McCarel

Marketing and Education Director
North American Title Insurance Company
Middleburg Heights, OH


Eugene McCullough NTP

Director of Title Industry Servi
PYA
Knoxville, TN

Brieann McDaniel

Owner
Title Consulting Services
Olney, MD

Cynthia A. McGovern Ph.D.

CEO/First Lady of Sales
Orange Leaf Consulting
San Francisco, CA


Matthew Rekers CPA, CIA

Director of ALTA Best Practices
PYA
Knoxville, TN

Amy Riggsbee

Senior Vice President
SoftPro
Raleigh, NC

Alma Rushing NTP

Vice Pres of Escrow Operations
Orange Coast Title Company
Santa Ana, CA


Betty Sagatelian

President
Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY

Roberta Schneider CLTP, NTP

Agency Rep.
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MD

Judi Souza CSEO/CEI, NTP

Owner
Escrow Expertise
San Jose, CA


Lisa M. Steele

Executive Vice President
Mother Lode Holding Company
Roseville, CA

Quinn H. Stufflebeam

Chief Executive Officer
Title Financial Corporation
Blackfoot, ID

Isidore Teitelbaum CTP, NTP

President
Title Services of New Jersey, Inc.
East Brunswick, NJ


Heidi L. Thorne

Agency Operations
Agents National Title Insurance Co.
Columbia, MO

Brian Tormey

President
TitleVest Agency, LLC
Garrison, NY

Tiffany J. Whitney

Dir. of Learning and Development
First American Title Insurance Co
Irvine, CA


Jacqueline Young

Vice President, Program Director
RedVision
Baltimore, MD

Elizabeth Young

VP & Sr. Underwriting Counsel
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Norton, MA

Staff

Deirdre Green

Education & Research Manager
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

Kelly L. Romeo CAE

Vice President
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x224
Fax: 202-223-5843
E-mail: kromeo@alta.org

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