PRIA Elects Officers and Directors

September 26, 2019

The Property Records Industry Association (PRIA) recently elected seven directors in three categories to serve two-year terms on its board of directors.

Elizabeth Blosser, ALTA’s director of grass roots and state government affairs, was elected to her second year representing the business sector. Also re-elected to her second year to the business sector was Miyasaki, senior project manager for CSC.

Others elected were:

  • Gerald Smith, recorder, St. Louis County, Mo.; and Chris Walker, clerk, Jackson County, Ore; were re-elected directors in the recorder category. Sharon Martin, register of deeds, Washington County, Wis., joins the board for her first two-year term on the board.
  • Penny Reed, senior vice president with Wells Fargo, was re-elected to a second two-year board term in the business category.
  • Dan Shmukler, regional account manager at Harris Recording Solutions; and Brian Ernissee, vice President at Nationwide Title Clearing; also were elected directors in the business category. This is the first term on the PRIA Board of Directors for both Shmukler and Ernissee.
  • Larry Burtness, manager of customer operations at Figure Technologies, was elected in the at-large director category.
  • Directors continuing for the second year of a two-year board term are Annette Hill, city register/assistant commissioner, N.Y. Department of Finance; and Diane Swoboda Peterson, deputy recorder, Woodbury County, Iowa; representing recorders.
  • Jerry Lewallen, president of eRecording Partners Network; and Joyce Mascena, clerk/registrar of vital statistics/election official, Town of Glastonbury, Conn.; continue on the board for a final year as at-large directors.

Contact ALTA at 202-296-3671 or